Ghana’s Duke Micah will face Filipino John Riel Casimero on Saturday night fight for the WBO bantamweight title.
Despite boasting an incredible record of 24 bouts with defeat, winning 80% of those by knockout, the Ghanaian enters the ring as the underdog as faces an opponent with world titles from three different weight divisions.
Having garnered huge admiration during his early years, Micah has seen questions raised over his performance following series of what has been described as underwhelming win especially in his last three.
Tonight presents another opportunity for Ghana to return into world boxing spotlight after losing two of its titles held by Isaac Dogboe and Richard Commey.
This will not come easy as the 29-year-old Ghanaian has all the odds stacked against him heading into his first shot at a world title.
This will not come easy as the 29-year-old Ghanaian has all the odds stacked against him heading into his first shot at a world title with a much-experienced opponent.
A win for John Riel Casimero means he gets an opportunity to fight Japan’s, Naoye Inoue while Duke Micah can win Ghana’s 10th World Title.