Ghana's Richard Commey returns to Mecca of boxing; set to face Vasiliy Lomachenko on December 11

Ghana's Richard Commey returns to Mecca of boxing; set to face Vasiliy Lomachenko on December 11

  • Richard Commey will take on Ukraine's Vasiliy Lomachenko
  • The much-anticipated fight will come off at the Madison Square Garden in New York
  • Commey and Lomachenko are both former world champions

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Ghana's Richard Commey will be making a return to the ring on December 11, 2021 at the Mecca of Boxing better known as Madison Square Garden in New York.

The former IBF world lightweight champion will take on three-division world champion, Vasiliy Lomachenko from Ukraine.

The said upcoming fight would be the main event of the showdown put together by Top Rank in association with DiBella Entertainment.

Ghana's Richard Commey returns to Mecca of boxing; set to face Vasiliy Lomachenko on December 11
Ghana's Richard Commey returns to Mecca of boxing; set to face Vasiliy Lomachenko on December 11
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Lomachenko-Commey marks boxing’s return to the “Big Room” at Madison Square Garden for the first time in nearly two years, when Terence Crawford defended his welterweight title with a riveting knockout over Egidijus Kavaliauskas.

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The last time Commey fought at the Madison Square Garden he lost his IBF world lightweight strap to Teofimo Lopez.

Commey's last outing was in February 13, 2021 when he stopped Jackson Marinez in round six of their scheduled bout.

For Lomachenko he also knocked out Japan's Masayoshi Nakatani in round nine on June 26, 2021.

Bukom Banku claims IGP is his friend but now he fears him

Ghanaian boxer, Braimah Kamoko, popularly known as Bukum Banku has said he is afraid of the Inspector General of Police following the arrest of Shatta Wale.

The new head of Ghana Police, George Akuffo Dampare has been labelled a no-nonsense man after a spate of disciplinary action on lawbreakers, including dancehall star Shatta Wale.

Bukum Banku in an interview with GTV's Breakfast Show explained he has a great deal of fear in him with the current IGP at post.

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When I heard that Shatta Wale has been arrested, I started fearing Dampare. He’s my friend but now I fear him,” he said on GTV’s Breakfast Show.

"If you say you’re crazy, he’s crazier than you. He arrested Shatta Wale, the king of music in Ghana. I’m changing my life. Dampare is a no-nonsense man.

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