Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe defeats Filipino John Neil Tabanao

Boxing News of Saturday, 27 August 2016



Ike WonGhana’s WBO featherweight Champion Isaac Dogboe with President Rawlings

Ghana’s WBO featherweight Champion Isaac Dogboe defeated John Neil Tabanao from the Philippines to win the WBC Youth World title at the Police Officer’s Social &Fitness Center on Friday night.

Dogboe won the bout on unanimous decision after all three judges scored in favor of the 21-year-old in a keenly contested fight.

The Ghanaian despite having a stiff contest from his opponent stood to his grounds to be emerge Champion of the night.

The young boxer prior to the fight held a rich stats with (14-0, 9 KO’s) as against Tabanao’s (14-0, 9 KO’s).

The highly-rated Ghanaian boxer after the fight expressed his delight.

“I am excited, I thank everyone for the support. I am proud of myself, I said it before and I have been able to do it,” he said.

The fine boxer before his bout with Tabanao had defeated Uganda’s Edward Kakembo in June this year.

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