The much anticipated bout between Bukom Banku and Bastie Samir is finally set to come off on September 30, this year. This is after the two agree to a contract offered by Box Office Promotions in Accra today.
Bukom Banku and Bastie have been daring each other for the past two years but now both boxers will have to show their real size come September.
The bout which is of huge expectations will not only see two of Ghana’s finest boxers but will also be a clash of two boxing communities; Bastie Samir will be representing Karikari whiles Bukom Banku representing Bukom community.
Signing contract at a ceremony today were hundreds of boxing lovers who have been clamouring for the fight since 2014.
Boxing lovers should brace themselves for what could usurp the Banku-Powers bout as the biggest fight to be staged in this country.
Alex Ntiamoah, the CEO of Box Office Promotions sharing his views at the ceremony stated that the he is finally bringing to Ghanaians the much awaited bout everyone has been waiting for over the past two years.
The Bukom man on his part vowed to stop Bastie Samir in round six whiles Bastie Samir is confident he will emerge victorious in the contest.
Both boxers are undefeated with Samir having an impressive record of 29-0, 22 KO’s to Bukom Banku and Bastie Samir 15-0-1, 14 KO’s.
Bukom Banku’s last fight was December 2015 when he stopped his old foe Ayitey Powers in round 8 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. While, Samir recorded a unanimous decision over Sijuola Ade Shabazz last September in the USA.
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