Ashie To Face Tanzania Test

George AshiMCDON and Box Office Boxing Promotions have decided to give boxing lovers another spectacle to cheer about.

Banku was billed to fight Bastie “the beast” Samir but the organizers are finding it difficult to get him to face Bastie.

To keep the boxing atmosphere charged , the two outfits have come out with yet another bout that will leave a lasting memory on the minds of boxing lovers.

The show, dubbed “Fist of Fury” would witness one of the finest boxers in the country, George “Red Tiger” Ashie come against Allan Kamote from Tanzania.

The two would battle it out in the Interim World Boxing Organization (WBO) Africa Lightweight Championship.

Scheduled for the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday December 5, the event according to organizers would line up other brilliant boxers aside the main bout.

The other bouts include, a World Boxing Federation (WBF) Africa Light Heavyweight Championship between Maxwell “Black Wolf” Amponsah and Ebenezer “Uppercut” Tetteh.

There would also be a National and West Africa Boxing Union (WABU) Bantamweight Championship between Pride “Octopus” Dzanie and Michael Barnor.

To add to the number of interesting fights for the night would be a Welterweight Contest between Patrick Allotey and Isaac Aryee.

McDon Atitsogbui of McDon Promotions said the bout would serve as a huge event for boxing lovers ahead of Christmas.

On Banku, he said “I have a contract with him and he must honor the fight against Bastie as I have also paid 20% of the money due him for the bout and other financial assistance.”

He also urged the public to persuade Banku to honor the fight as he appears to be adamant with no reasonable excuses and attempts to get him has proved futile.

Ashie on his part has assured funs of victory as he has prepared very well for the bout despite the strength of his opponent.

He also called on Ghanaians to rally behind him as he would go all out to make the nation proud come December.

By Michael D. Abayateye

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