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Bukom Banku wins first fight outside Ghana

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Braimah Kamoko alias Bukom Banku recorded the 24th KO of his professional career after he knocked out Hungarian Ferenc Albert on Saturday in the United Kingdom.

The bout held in Bradford was Banku's first professional fight outside Ghana but he was undaunted by the change of scenery as he added Albert to his list of victims in the third round.

Banku, 39 and 13 years older than Albert, 26, made every one of those years count during the early exchanges with his portly opponent, downing him with a devastating right hook after a barrage of punches.

Watch full bout below:

VIDEO: How Bukom Banku won his first fight outside Ghana


Banku, who suffered the only loss of his 30-fight career against rival Bastie Samir in 2017 was never in any such danger against Albert as he chased the potbellied Hungarian around the ring for the entire fight.

The Hungarian resorted to clinching as he landed some feeble punches of his own.

Banku went in for the kill in the third round, with some wild punches. He backed Albert into a corner, landing some headshot which landed the younger fighter on the canvas.

Albert did not respond to the count, leading the referee to call for an end to the bout.


Source: graphic.com.gh

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