The talk is over and tonight at the Accra Sports Stadium, Ghana’s George Ashie and Allan Kamote of Tanzania will have to let their fists do the talking when they clash for the WBO Africa Interim Lightweight championship over twelve rounds.
Both boxers successfully made the weight at the pre-fight weigh-in yesterday at the same Accra Sports Stadium, 132 lbs Ashie clocked as he stepped on the scale whilst Kamote weighed 134 lbs, setting the stage for the two boxers to slug it out on Friday night.
It will be the maiden event for new entrants on the Ghanaian boxing scene, McDon Promotions who are doing this in collaboration with Alex Ntiamoah Boakye’s renowned Box Office Sports Promotions.
And they are promising a lot of side attractions aside the boxing on show on tonight’s bill code-named ‘Fist of Fury.’
“It’s going to be a very exciting night not just good fights but also we have surprises for fans who will be at the stadium because we’ll have some of Ghana’s top musicians performing some of the hit songs in this country during breaks,” McDon Atitsogbe, CEO of McDon Promotions said.
In the event, even boxers Braimah Kamoko (Bukom Banku) and Ayitey Powers are also expected to storm the ring to also entertain the crowd.
Meanwhile, a host of exciting bouts have been arraigned for the undercard of the Ashie-Kamote main bout to give fight fans their money’s worth.
In the event, world title chasing Maxwell ‘Black Wolf’ Amponsah will slug it out against Ebenezer ‘Uppercut’ Tetteh for the WBA Pan-Africa Heavyweight title whilst highly rated Prince Octopus Dzanie faces Michael Barnor for the Ghana and West Africa Bantamweight belt.
Other fights include the Ghana national Featherweight championship featuring George Krampah against Thompson Arap Moi and Emmanuel Quartey AKA Akufo Addo versus Emmanuel Laryea in a Bantamweight contest.
The night of ‘Fist of Fury’ is completed by two Middleweight contests, Aryee Ayittey versus Eric Kwadey and Emmanuel Martey against Atta Nsor.
All roads lead to the Accra Sports Stadium ringside on Friday night with the gates open at 6pm.