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Hatton academy to travel to Ireland

Four-time world champion Ricky ‘Hitman’ Hatton is taking his popular Hatton Academy to Ireland

Launched earlier this year, the academy aims to teach fitness instructors, personal trainers and boxing coaches on ways they can improve their teaching methods and skills.

It is the only boxing fitness course to have official accreditation from the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE), the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) and the Register of Exercise Professionals (REP).

The first courses on the Emerald Isle will be held in Limerick on August 10 and 11, with further dates scheduled for Belfast and Galway in September and Dublin in October.

“I’m really excited to see the Hatton Academy grow into Ireland,” Ricky said.

“I always had a great following in Ireland and know how popular boxing is over there.

“To have the opportunity to educate fans, fitness professionals and boxing coaches is great and my academy team are looking forward to it.”

Jon Eade, Hatton Academy’s training and educational director, added: “I am in talks with a couple of big names to launch our Academy workshops as well as our training courses

“The courses in the UK have been very well received so I thought it was time to progress into Ireland.

“We have our first course running in Limerick 10th and 11th which already has people booked on.”

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INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION AFRICA (IBF/AFRICA) – THURSDAY 01 AUGUST, 2013, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – As Ghana reassumed its leading role in the African boxing fraternity by taking its number one position, their much beloved son ,the 2008 Beijing Olympiad and IBF world Jr. Middleweight Youth King, Issa Samir defends his turf against the Macho man Aryee Ayittey a 23 years old in August 30, 2013.

Samir’s catapulted to his present position did not just happen overnight or came from Manna but, a shrewdness efforts from the man who fought all his life to leave Bukom, a fishing shanty strip along the Ghanaian coast neat to Jamestown, Accra. The younger Samir’s struggling to unshackle from the poverty saw him joining boxing as a vehicle to fight poverty.

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Bastie Samir pummeling an opponent

Coming from the family of boxing where his older brother Bastie Samir is a sparring partner whose the Moneyman Floyd Maywhether depends on to sharpen his killer punches, Isaa’s path to greater heights is a matter of time as he is still a toddler at 23 years!

It is a marriage of convenience when he married Golden Concept Business Group under the Ghanaian promotional and financing Guru Henry Manly-Spain soon after he had joined the paid ranked boxing. Samir’s jostling for his future was akin to his leaving Bukom shanty town and wanted to pair with someone who could propel him to the greater heights and Henry Mainly-Spain a.k.a Muttuest was the man.

He will defend his title against a much younger repugnant slugger Aryee Ayittey on August 30, 2013 at the Accra National Sports Stadium before the expected thousands of his countrymen and women. The two younger sluggers are leaving nothing to chances as they prepare properly to face one another. A win for Samir would see him joining the big leagues meaning senior titles like the IBF International and join the big leagues for bigger titles.

As for Aryee Ayittey, he has what it take to win the title from Samir and he has camped in Kumasi, the second largest city in Ghana to prepare for this ominous campaign in his life. He leave nothing to chances as he target to take the title from Samir and join the big leagues for better days ahead.

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Aryee Ayittey laboring on the punching bag

The Golden Concept Business Group that owns GoldenMike Boxing Promotion Syndicate and a couple of other lucrative business companies has rewritten the history of Ghanaian promotional industry by bringing in number of great battles in the country. Golden Business Concept Group is looking keenly to bring several world titles in Ghana in a very near future and the momentum campaign for this mission has already started.

“We will equip Ghana with several world champions who would fight in their home soil and promote this great nation” said Manly-Spain recently.”To us boxers have to fight their titles here in Ghana, Africa and develop the industry that make many a boxers to run away to lucrative boxing markets in Europe and America” continued Manly-Spain who has built a credible promotional force under GoldenMike Promotion Syndicate managed by Michael Tetteh.

“We would bring a couple of world titles here in Ghana and plan to expand to other African countries” added Mainly-Spain who has already received promotional join venture proposals from many other African countries.

Ghana is waking up to the reality that it harbors great many talents in boxing as it has in soccer. Golden Concept Business Group has decided to explore these great potential so as it contribute towards Ghanaian social economic development through job creation foreign currencies in additional to its vast gold and oil reserves. Golden Concept Business Group is also building a formidable force for “Sports Tourism” that would increase inbound tourists to the Ghanaian prevailing tourism industry.

Watch this space for more news on Samir and Ayittey’s rumble for August 30, 2013

Congratulations TEAM Samir: Henry Manly-Spain, Michael Attoh Tetteh and Kofi Dukku-Rackets. Africa is proud of you!

“Nothing else like IBF/AFRICA as it advances African interests to the Global professional boxing fraternity”

They Call it AFRICA. We Call it HOME.

The United States Boxing Association (USBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) continental body to Africa, Middle East & Persian Gulf

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