Freezy Macbones: Ghanaian Boxer Claims He Did Not Lose His 2024 Olympics Qualifier "I Was Cheated"

Freezy Macbones: Ghanaian Boxer Claims He Did Not Lose His 2024 Olympics Qualifier "I Was Cheated"

  • Freezy Macbones has opened up about his 2024 Olympics qualifier loss to Senegalese boxer Seydou Konate
  • The Ghanaian boxer said he was unfairly deducted points during the bout because he used professional boxing standards while the judges used amateur boxing standards
  • Freezy said he believes he did not lose the bout and was only a victim of unfair circumstances

Ghanaian boxer Freezy Macbones has opened up about his disappointing loss to Senegalese boxer Seydou Konate in the 2024 Olympics qualifier. Macbones expressed his belief that he was unfairly deducted points during the bout due to a disparity in scoring standards.

Freezy Macbones speaks
Ghanaian boxer Freezy Macbones Photo Source: freezy_macbones_official
Source: Instagram

The highly anticipated match between Freezy Macbones and Seydou Konate took place during the Olympic boxing qualifiers, drawing attention from fans and experts worldwide. While the fight was intense and closely contested, the judges' decision determined the final outcome.

Read also

Ebenezer Boadi: GH book business founder recalls how he started his venture with GH¢300

Macbones, in a conversation, revealed his frustration over the judges' scoring criteria. He asserted that he was penalised for using professional boxing techniques, which differ significantly from the amateur standards applied during the Olympic qualifier.

The Ghanaian boxer said he firmly believes he did not genuinely lose the bout to Konate. He mentioned that the unjust deduction of points scarred his performance and that he was ultimately a victim of the scoring system's inadequacies.

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see YEN.com.gh News on your News Feed!

Freezy Macbones spark reactions

YEN.com.gh gathered some reactions from social media users.

Damigod said:

u go explain tire...no evidence

ING WASTY KOBBY commented:

YES FREEZY WON.... I WATCHED THE MATCH LIVE VIA

2Riskiii reacted:

Code Micky, bro vibe different. Always love bro. Frizzy, we got your back !

Read also

Shatta Wale denounces Ghana for Nigeria, announces his new name as Ike Chukwu Nnamdi

ODISIKA BONZEWENDE 1 wrote:

What he is saying truth paa . Mike Tyson said the same thing .. the guy is a fighter but lack skills and point. So they take his point due to the way

Reactions of Ghanaians to Freezy's loss

In another story, Ghana's Freezy Macbones lost his first Olympic qualifying match to a Senegalese boxer on Saturday, September 9, 2023.

The middleweight contest between the UK fighter and Seydou Konate of Senegal took place in Dakar.

A video of Macbones and his Senegalese opponent's whole fight was shared online, with Ghanaians sharing their opinion.

New feature: Сheck out news that is picked for YOU ➡️ click on “Recommended for you” and enjoy!

Source: YEN.com.gh

Authors:
Geraldo Amartey avatar

Geraldo Amartey (Entertainment Editor) Geraldo Amartey is an Entertainment Editor at YEN.com.gh. He pursued a degree in linguistics at the University of Ghana and graduated in 2020. He has over three years of experience in journalism. Geraldo's professional career in journalism started at the Ministry Of Information, where she worked as a writer. You can reach out to her at geraldo.amartey@yen.com.gh.

Tags:
Online view pixel