Ray Narh loses bid to become USBA/IBF champion.

Boxing News of Sunday, 4 August 2013 Source: Oral Ofori By Oral Ofori’The Emperor’ Sugar Ray Narh loses bid to be new USBA/IBF Welterweight champion.On August 2, 2013, Ghanaian boxer Sugar Ray ‘The Emperor’ Narh lost to ‘The New’ Ray Robinson at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark Delaware in his attempt to annex the vacant US Boxing Association (USBA) Welterweight belt.’The New’ Ray Robinson faced his toughest opponent in the form of ‘Sugar Ray Narh’ of Ghana who came into the fight with a record of 26 wins and 2 defeats.This loss, the third ever for the boxer was unexpected by Team Narh as they were counting on a win to firmly position ‘The Emperor’ in a good place to rise into the top 10 highly ranked boxers in the world with the IBF today. Fight night saw both boxers coming in strongly till the third round when the Ghanaian was caught by a punch that sent him to the canvas.After ‘The Emperor’ had responded to the referee the fight resumed until the seventh round when the referee felt the ‘The New’ Ray Robinson was subjecting ‘The Emperor’ to a barrage of assaults and thus stopped the bout with a technical knockout to make Ray Robinson the new champion of the vacant belt.After the fight, I talked to George Hanson Jr who is a renowned professional boxing analyst…

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