Boxing’s Ghana vrs Nigeria Night of Rivalry comes alive tomorrow
All is set for the epic boxing extravaganza at the Lebanon House in the heart of Accra tomorrow night when the ‘Night of Rivalry’ boxing show comes alive.
Young sensation Raphael Mensah comes up against Odarlai Lamptey which will be a step up for the unbeaten 20 year old as it will be his toughest fight so far. Local boxing critics tip him for greatness if he is able to deal with Odarlai as he has done with all previous of his opponents.
This is part of the ‘Night of Rivalry’ championship put up by Landmark Promotions and Management Limited headlined by the Commonwealth Super Flyweight title fight between Ghana’s Cobbinah Johnson and Yaqub Kareem of Nigeria.
Another Ghana-Nigeria contest is Frederick Lawson known as the Liberator of Ghana boxing against Nigerian national champion Kolawole Abimbola who is already in town residing at Paramount Hotel in St. Johns, near Achimota, Accra.
Bragging rights are at stake in the all-Chorkor affair between Michael Ansah alias One Bullet and Samuel Turkson AKA Python with sets of fans of both boxers expected to troop the Lebanon House to charge the atmosphere.
In other bouts, Gabriel Odoi Laryea faces Asamoah Wilson in a Bantamweight eliminator as well as Habib Mohammed against Eric Kwadey.
Ring side goes for GHȼ10 and the popular stand GHȼ5 with the gates opening at 6pm for the total of 8 bouts.
“Security will be good, the boxers also promise quality boxing and side attraction entertainment all to ensure fans have their money’s worth,” said Anthony Kermah, CEO of Landmark Promotions.
Credit: Prince Dornu-Leiku Posted 26/08/2011
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