Media training session on Bukom Fist of Fury held in Accra

By Simon
Asare, GNA

Accra, Oct. 4, GNA – The Ghana Boxing
Authority (GBA) and the Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) on Thursday, organised a
special technical session for media personnel ahead upcoming Bukom Fist of
Fury, at the Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra.

The training session, saw experts in boxing,
educating journalists about the laws of the sport and certain technical
aspects, that would help them educate their readers and listeners in their
respective reportage.

During his lecture at the training session,
renowned Ghanaian boxing coach, Mr. Ofori Asare, highlighted the special rules
that would be used in the upcoming boxing league, to ensure adequate
understanding of the competition.

Mr. Asare educated journalists on the scoring
systems in juvenile, amateur, professional boxing, as well as highlighted the
rules pertaining to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the World
Series Boxing (WSB).

Mr. Roger Banor, International Boxing referee
and judge, in his lecture also explained the “10 Points Must Scoring
System” used across various ranks in the juvenile, amateur and
professional boxing.

He also added that, judges normally look out
for how effective, energetic and powerful punches are thrown and that
constitute 75% of the point allocation, with the other 25% attributed to the
overall ring generalship.

This year’s “Bukom Fist of Fury” comprises
three tie boxing league, which includes juvenile boxing, amateur boxing league
and the professional championship fight night and would start in October and
end in April 2018.


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