Accra, Feb.18, GNA -
Bastie Samir has targeted a round three knockdown in his upcoming bout against
Lokossou Raoul at the "Asamoah Gyan Fight Night 2" on Saturday,
February 23, 2019, at the Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra.
The highly rated
Ghanaian boxer is expected to stage a comeback into the ring after his last
outing in 2017, when he defeated Braimah Kamoko popularly known as "Bukom
According to the
World Map Promotions signee, he was very poised for the upcoming bout and
promises another thrilling outing come Saturday.
"I'm ready for
the fight, I started training long ago and I promise Ghanaians that, the bout
would not go past the third round and am working hard towards achieving the set
target," Samir told GNA Sports.
Talking about his
Beninois opponent, Bastie was optimistic about his chances of winning despite
knowing little about his opponent
"I don't know
much about him but I'm ready to face anything he throws at me and I would take
him on pound for pound and defeat him," Samir said.
The main bout on the
"Asamoah Gyan Fight Night 2", would see former International Boxing
Organisation Champion, Emmanuel ''Gameboy'' Tagoe face off against Russia's
Vyacheslav Gusev for the vacant International Boxing Federation International
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