Commey, others fight for WBC boxing titles March 11
Ghana’s 60th Independent Anniversary Planning Committee will on Saturday, March 11 host three World Boxing Council (WBC) title bouts at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra.
According to the Planning Committee, three WBC titles will be up for grabs under a bill dubbed: “Freedom Fight Nights” with three Ghanaian world title prospects; Richard Commey, Duke Micah and Frederick Lawson taking-on crack expatriates from Europe and North America.
In the main event, Lightweight World title challenger Commey, (24 wins-two losses, 22 KO’s) will battle Belgium’s Hedi Slimani, (26 wins-two losses, 14 KO’s) over 12-rounds for the WBC International Silver Lightweight Title.
Co-featured on the card is Fredrick “General Okunka” Lawson (24-1-0, 20 K0’s) who is on the comeback trail after he suffered a broken jaw against Kevin Bizier on November 7, 2015 when he was stopped in the 10th round.
General Okunka is scheduled for a 12-rounder for the WBC International Silver Welterweight Title against Jamaica’s Sakima Mullings (19 wins-two losses, 14 KO’s).
The final headlining bout involves undefeated and world ranked bantamweight prospect Duke “The Baby Faced Terminator” Micah, (19 wins, 17 KO’s) who will clash with Mexican Jonathan “El Fenix” Aguilar, (17 wins-4 losses, 15 KO’s) in a 12-round bout for the WBC International Silver Bantamweight Title.
The Planning Committee expect a total of five bouts to be on the undercard of the three title fights with promising fighters such as Emmanuel Anim, Kpakpo Allotey and Felix Ajom featuring.