Ghana's WBO Africa Bantamweight champion Duke Micah has promised to out muscle Zambian boxer Matthew Chanda by the sixth round in their upcoming Commonwealth Bantamweight title bout in London on November 12.
A confident Duke stated that let to him alone he will out do the UK-based Zambian boxer by the sixth round but does not mind taking his opponent to the limit if he (Chanda) desires.
"I will finish him by the sixth round but if he wants me to take him to the end of the fight I will do that." he boasted.
He insisted that the extent of training he has had up until now is enough to earn him a flawless victory over the Zambian who has a 29% knockout rate. Duke boasts of a 94% knockout rate.
"I will beat this guy, this guy I will beat him for sure" he said in confidence.
According to the undefeated boxer who holds the record of 18-0, 17 KOs, he has trained very hard for the bout and intends to bring the title back to Ghana.
"I have trained very hard in wait for this fight. I saw him at the press conference today and made him aware that I will take the title back to Ghana for sure so Ghanaians and Kumasi people should just back me with prayers."
He revealed that his coach has assessed Chanda's weaknesses and strengths and hopes to capitalise on them.
The 25 year old boxer who is rated number 11 in the world to the WBO Bantamweight belt held by Marlon Tapales of the Philippines encouraged Ghanaians to back him in order for him to facilitate a peaceful elections by defeating his opponent.
"I want to raise the Ghana flag very high and so far per my training I am very ready. It is left with Ghanains to do their part because I want to use this bout to promote a peaceful elections so we can all jubilate after the victory and have a peaceful elections also."
On a lighter note the boxer revealed that he eats Ghanaian dishes such "fufu" and "banku" which will enable him emerge victorious.
By Musah Abelyire/ghanaguardian.com
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