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Boxing News Fri, 30 Mar 2012

Classic Vision vow to help revive Ghana boxing

Established nearly three years ago with not less than three promotions to their credit, Ghanaian syndicate Classic Vision Sports Management and Promotions are promising a massive impact aimed at a revival of Ghana boxing through quality promotions beginning with the Commonwealth Lightweight title fight on April 14 in Accra.

With an office located right in the heart of central Accra, precisely Swalaba, Classic Vision have two Directors, Alhaji Mashoud Zaid and Mohammed Apedo, in addition to several other experienced executive members. Having also collaborated with other syndicates including GHALCA Inc. and Box Office Sports in promoting some major title fights in the past, Classic Vision say they are now ready to be in charge.

“Classic vision is a very young and fast growing promotional company established about two and a half years ago with some couple of promotions.

"We started very small with festive seasons’ promotions like the SALAFEST and eventually grew into promoting big title fights,” Dauda Fuseini, Secretary of Classic Vision told ALL SPORTS.

He continued: “Now we believe we have come of age and know the terrain. With the experienced gained and the partners we have both here in Ghana and abroad, we want to change Ghana boxing for the better.

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"We hope to promote world title fights right here in Ghana so everyone should pray and support us as much as they can.”

Mr. Fuseini also disclosed a rich cast of upcoming boxers they manage and promote on the local fight scene. George Ashie, Patrick Okine, Isaac Quartey, Joseph Lamptey, Ayitey Okaidja, Cobbina Johnson, Ben Ankrah, George Krampah among others. Many of these boxers have become national and Africa champions, even WBO Africa champ (Joseph Lamptey).

“We also have other foreign promotional partners like the Title Shot Promotions Australia and also University boxing Club of Wollongong in Australia where all our boxers camp and train whenever they have major title fights.

"We have a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the University to that effect,” Dauda Fuseini revealed.

Source: Prince Dornu-Leiku
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