Well-wishes from the Ghana boxing community continue to pour in for IBF World Lightweight Champion Richard Commey, who will defend his title versus Ray Beltran Friday, June 28. This time, it was noted trainer Paul Dogboe who had words of encouragement for fellow Ghanaian Commey.
Commey’s first title defense will take place at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. The bout headlines a Top Rank on ESPN card. Commey, (28-2, 25 KOs) is looking to make a statement against a Beltran (36-8-1, 22 KOs) who will be one of the toughest opponents of his career. Such a high-quality matchup has spurred the Ghanaian boxing community to offer their thoughts and prayers to their kinsman.