Bazooka Boxing Promotions will stage the last bill to climax an exciting year for local boxing at the Bukom Boxing Arena today, Friday, December 30.
Ten bouts have been penciled for the night and it is expected to be full of action with the weigh-in sessions taking place on Thursday morning at the Arena.
Issah Inusah, a boxer under the Bazooka Management will take on Kwesi Tutu in a Light Heavyweight bout in an 8-round contest.
Jacob Tetteh Laryea faces off with Agyeman Boateng Prempeh in a Middleweight encounter.
In the Bantamweight contest, Isaac Quaye will be hoping to add up to his career wins with Isaac Sackey providing stiff competition in that pulsating bout.
Elvis Mensah faces off against Daniel Quaye for a Super Lightweight fight, while Philip Nguah goes fist to fist with Francis Adjei in another Super Lightweight fight.
Ebenezer Sowah will clash with Fosu Thompson in a Welterweight contest as Delali Miledzi faces Kofi Manu in a Super Middleweight fray.
The tournament will record some female fights as well when Abigail Quartey takes on Pearl Adjetey in a female Bantamweight contest.
Issah Awal will also make a date with Daniel Kotey in a Lightweight contest, while Abdul Malik Adjei faces Emmanuel Okine in a Bantamweight showdown.
The bouts have been sanctioned and approved by the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA).
GBA President, Mr. Abraham Neequaye was at the weigh-in and advised all the boxers on the bill to bring their A-game to the competition.
He further urged those who could not make the weight to manage their weights as part of the qualities of a good boxer in order to make the cut In subsequent tournaments.
The bill is sponsored by Dibella Entertainment, Special Ice and TT Brothers.
Meanwhile, Mr. Clement Quartey, Manager of Samuel Takyi, the Commonwealth Games medalist, said his ward will return to the ring in February following his current medical condition which could not permit him to show up against Victor Kuwornu.
Coach Carl Lokko of the Bronx Boxing Gym who is the trainer of Kuwornu said its very unfortunate that the much awaited fight has been rescheduled due to the health issues of a boxer.
He appealed to GBA to be very particular on the health of boxers, suggesting that everyone involved has a medical record and report.
“We have to be serious with the health conditions of our boxers and coaches, there are diseases that can be attracted by boxers, so they must be periodically checked,” Coach Lokko said.
By: Michael Obeng |metrotvonline.com|Accra