The Bukom Fist of Fury Boxing League returns on Friday, February 15, 2019, with some interesting bouts at the forecourt of the Osu Manste Palace.
According to President of the Ghana Amateur Boxing Federation (GABF), the League has been exciting and kept the boxers, especially those in the national team, the Black Bombers very busy and active.
He said the Bukom Fist of Fury came at the right time to save Ghanaian amateur boxers and appealed to other companies to support the programme.
The fixtures for Week 8 have been released by the Technical Department of the GBF with CSPY facing Sea View, Seconds Out will clashing with CQBF and Akotoku against Wisdom.
Attoh Quarshie who have been performing well under the guidance of coach Akai Nettey, assistant national team trainer will challenge PPBA.
So far it has been wonderful, and friendly exchanges since the competition moved to the communities from the Bukom Boxing Arena to Chorkor, to Bukom to James Town to Sukura and now Osu.
The gravy train is also coming back with the entertainment package which has faced some challenges due to lack of funds, and it may stop in your community.
The entertainment aspect of the show has been slow of late and the production team appeals to personalities and organisations to support the series which is bring fun and entertainment to the people.
Clyde T. Narh, the production manager said luck of funds has made it very difficult to put pieces together but will try to catch up with the rest of the League.
The Bukom Fist of Fury Boxing League completes with 26 Weeks, made up of two rounds of 13 Weeks.
Patrick Johnson, secretary general the GBA who has been following the League with keen interest has commended all who have supported in the organization of the events and he hopes things will get better and the boxers will be happy.
He said the dream is big, as they have started slowly praying to get better and grab gold for Ghana at the next Olympic Games in 2020.
Meanwhile, members of the boxing fraternity in Ghana are preparing to welcome new IBF Lightweight Champion, Richard Commey who arrives back home with his new belt.
Many observers are watching if the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) will hand him the Sports Personality of the Year since they have not organized it, and as last year the prestigious award was given to Isaac Dogboe who won the WBO Super Bantamweight title in March last year.
On another note, organisers of the Bukom Boxing League aka Fist of Fury have congratulated Richard Commey for defeating Isa Chaniev in round one to claim the title.