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He won 16 in a row before landing another crack at a world title. Konadu, who works as the Regional Technical Director for the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) and the National Sports Authority (NSA) in the Bono Region, appealed to the government to ramp up investments in boxing as it had the potential and prospects to produce a lot of world champions for the country. Your email address will not be published.
“I had been advised by a doctor not to fight for over ten years but I did 15 so I decided to call it quits.”. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The rare boxing gem from Sunyani did so with a career that has earned him plaudits from all corners of the world. Sunyani, Feb.16, GNA – Former World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Flyweight and World Boxing Association (WBA) Batamweight Champion Nana Yaw Konadu will soon launch a Boxing Foundation in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region. Lost against Sung-Kil Moon (twice), Daorung Chuvatana, Johnny Tapia.
knockouts; Konadu, who dominated the WBC flyweight division in 1989 and the WBA Bantamweight division in 1996, also pointed to the lack of modern training equipments across the various gyms and the poor level of maintenance as another pertinent challenge facing the sport. “Ebo Danquah was very good and I enjoyed my fight with him,” he said. Boxing Africa © 2017 | Web Design, Branding and Hosting by Masterpiece Web Designs. Has a record of 7-4 (2 KOs) against former world titleists. Name: Nana Yaw KonaduBirth Name: Nana Yaw Konadu YeboahBorn: 1964-02-15Hometown: Sunyani, GhanaBirthplace: Sunyani, GhanaStance: OrthodoxHeight: 172cmReach: 173cmPro Boxer: Record. Nana Yaw Konadu Yeboah: Weight(s) Flyweight; Super flyweight; Bantamweight ; Height: 5 ft 7 1 ⁄ 2 in (1.71 m) Reach: 68 in (173 cm) Nationality: Ghanaian: Born 15 February 1964 (age 56) Sunyani, Ghana: Stance: Orthodox: Boxing record; Total fights: 47: Wins: 41: Wins by KO: 32: Losses: 5: Draws: 1: No contests: 0: Professional career. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2017. The Konadu-Danquah clash was one of the best local grudge matches in 1984. In his 15th professional bout, he defeated former champion Cesar Polanco to capture the WBC International super flyweight title. Konadu dominated, winning a wide unanimous decision by scores of 118-104, 119-103 and 116-109. He now lives with his family in New Dormaa, Sunyani, Ghana. user = "features"; “We boast of a lot of talented boxers across the country but their growth is also stifled or restricted because we dont invest in the sought of equipments and infrastructure that can enable a lot of them reach that high level,” he stressed. He rebounded with a win over former champion Hector Acero Sanchez and retired in 2001 after being TKO'd by Daniel Seda.
document.write(''); WBA family congratulates WBA former world champions Frankie Liles and Nana Konadu, who today turn 49, and Freddie Norwood who celebrates his 44 birthday. Konadu, on the other hand, was born and raised in Sunyani. Find out more about cookies WBC FECARBOX Bantamweight Championship Nana Yaw Konadu Yeboah (born February 15, 1964 in Sunyani, Ghana) is a retired boxer who won World titles in two different weight divisions.
Flyweight Championship of the British Empire (Commonwealth) “It was close and the judges scored in a draw and no one complained afterwards. Required fields are marked *. They hang around the gym for a long time and suddenly become coaches and trainers without the required skills and certification – ultimately hurting the boxers they train,” he said. Has a record of 4-4 (3 KOs) in World Title fights. “It was a great feeling for me and my country and I returned home to a rousing welcome.”, Record: Konadu 39-3-1, (31 KOs), Tapia 44-0-2, (24 KOs), At Stake: Konadu’s WBA World Bantamweight title.
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