‘I want to make Ghana proud’ – Richard Commey on March 25th bout

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Former IBF Lightweight world champion, Richard Oblitey Commey is determined to make Ghana proud in his upcoming bout against American boxer Jose Ramirez.

According to the 35-year-old boxer, he is poised to raise the flag of Ghana high as he aims to make the West African country proud.

Richard Commey is expected to face the former American unified light welterweight champion Jose Ramirez in a 12-round junior welterweight main event slated for Saturday, March 25, 2023, at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.

Reacting to the test ahead of him, the 2019 IBF lightweight champion has indicated that he is leaving no stone unturned to become another world champion and put smiles on the faces of Ghanaians.

“I’m up for the challenge, and I intend to make Ghana and all my fans around the world proud.”, Commey said as quoted by New York news outlet, NyFights.

He ceased the opportunity and thanked his “team for putting me on the path to fulfilling my dream of becoming a two-weight world champion. I also want to thank Bob Arum and Top Rank for once again showing faith in me by allowing me to headline against a formidable opponent in Jose Ramirez.”

Meanwhile Jose Ramirez has challenged Richard Commey to be at his best for the fight.

“Richard Commey is a championship fighter with everything to gain. I expect the best version of Commey on March 25.

“My goal is to become champion again, and I am more motivated than ever to prove that I am the best junior welterweight in the world.

“Fresno and the Save Mart Center hold a special place in my heart, and I am blessed to be able fight in front of my Central Valley fans once again,” Ramirez added.

Commey and Pedraza fought to a split draw in the 10-round bout at 140 lbs, with Commey taking another 96-94 Pedraza winning one card 97-93, and the third judge scoring it 95-95


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