Micah vows to end the year with a world title

Accra, World Boxing Council (WBC) International Batamweight champion, Duke Akuetteh Micah, has set his eyes on world title before the close of 2018, saying “it is time for Ghana’s name to be on the world map again”.

Micah, who is currently based in New York, United States of America (USA), after signing a promotional deal with Real Deal Sports and Entertainment, owned by former Heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, is confident of taking on Ryan Burnett World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) champion, Colombian Luis Nery – World Boxing Council (WBC) and South African Zolani Tete – World Boxing Organisation (WBO), all in the Bantamweight Division.

I have had many challenging moments in the ring but I have always survived and came out successfully.

For me it is all about blood, sweat and tears. I’ve given my all for the sport over the years and I am confident I can crown my efforts with a world title by the end of the year. Micah declared.

According to Micah, his promoters are working around the clock to secure the fight adding that by the end of February, an opportunity would present itself for him to win a world title.

I have been training under renowned trainer Kwame Asante, who has over the years prepared Joshua Clottey and Joseph Agbeko for world title bouts and I know I can count on him. Micah added.

Micah has impressive record of 21-0-0-18(KO’S).

Source: Ghana News Agency


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