- Ghanaian boxer, Bukom Banku, has announced his decision to retire in 2021
- Banku says his loss to Bastie did not influence his decision to retire
- He says he is ready for a rematch with Bastie on 6th December 2017
Celebrated Ghanaian boxer, Bukom Banku, has revealed that he will retire in 2021, YEN.com.gh can report.
Banku, who was stopped in the 7th round in the fight with Samir Bastie at the Bukom Boxing Arena.on Saturday, 21st October, says he still has some boxing left in him.
“I have not retired yet. I have four more years to retire. I have decided to ignore the insults from people because I don’t want those negative comments to affect me,” he told Accra-based Starr FM.
Banku has denied reports that his loss Samoir Bastie sparked his decision to consider retirement.
He went ahead to confirm that he received GHc50,000 as his reward for the fight.
He stated that he was looking forward to the rematch with Samir on December 6, 2017.
Bukom Banku was recently in the news for mentioning the names of two persons who inspired him to bleach his skin.
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