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Rawlings, Nana Konadu Grace Banku-Powers Bout



Former President Jerry John Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings topped the list of high profile dignitaries who graced the well-attended Bukom Banku versus Ayitey Powers boxing fight at the Accra Sports Stadium on Thursday May 15.


True to pre-match predictions Bukom Banku outpointed Powers in a one-sided bout that went the full twelve rounds and confounded many who thought Powers should have been knocked out in earlier rounds due to the heavy pummelling he endured.

Broadcast live on Supersport the event was also used to celebrate past and present Ghanaian boxers including the likes of David Kotei Poison, Azumah Nelson, Ike Bazooka Quartey and current WBA International Light Middleweight champion Joshua Clottey who unveiled his title belt brought into the country a few days ago.