Accra, Dec. 6, GNA - As part of plans to take
boxing to the people and reduce organisational expenditure, the fifth edition
of the Bukom Fist of Fury Boxing League, will be held at the Deep Sea Spot at
James Town, on Friday, December 7.
The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) and Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) decided to move the league to popular venues across the country, once in a while, before coming back to the boxing arena, when there are bigger stakes like an African or Commonwealth titles.
Mr. George Lamptey, president of the GBF, who is leading the organization of the fifth edition said, he is working cordially with the Bukom Fist Of Fury team and everything was moving smoothly.
He said there would be no professional bouts, but expected 16 thrilling and exciting action packed bouts by eight clubs.
Coach Ofori Asare, technical head of the team, who announced the pairing said, The Gym would battle Discipline Gym, whilst Fits Square versus Wisdom would take on Mascaline Gym (WM), Bronx / Accra Gym (BA) versus Black Panthers / Bukom (BB) while Wisdom club faces Panix / Powerful/ Beach / Ashiaman (PPBA).
He said some of the Black Bombers, like Omar Wahid and Jessie Lartey, who won bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia would make appearance and take autographs and photos during the bouts.
According to the coach, weigh in would take on Friday morning at the Bukom Boxing arena at 9:00 am and all gyms and boxers were advised to report on time.
Deep Sea, one of the oldest entertainment centres at James Town is opposite the old slaughter house.
It would be recalled that, the fourth edition took place at Chorkor Extra O Park, and it was a thriller, as the amateur boxers and musicians put up wonderful performances.