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Kpakpo Allottey Gets Baptism Of Fire In U.S.A

Sat, 22 Nov 2008 Source: Ghana Celebrities

Last Wednesday in Far away U.S.A, Joshua Kpakpo Allotey aged 28 alias exciting failed to conjure his exciting instincts and also by continuing the good works of his compatriots Joshua Clottey and Joseph Agbeko when he lost by TKO to American Micheal Torres in a Welterweight bout at Robert Treat Hotel,Newark, New Jersey.

Allotey¬Ęs first fight in the States did not only turn a nightmare for him but also a baptism of fire as he went down twice in the first round and t wice in the third round in a fight which had been scheduled for six rounds.

Referee Eddie Cotton who officiated Tyson and Lennox Lewis match had no option but to stop the fight 2minutes 15 seconds into round three to save Allottey from further punishment . It was Allotey¬Ęs third fight outside Ghana .He had previously fought in Nottingham-England and Glasgow-Scotland. Kpakpo Allotey record now stands at 22 fights ,won 16 with 14 coming by way of knockout, lost 6 with 3 being by way of knockout.

Source: Ghana Celebrities

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