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Ghana’s Rafael Mensah and Alberto Machado [Puerto Rico] will slug it out tonight in the United State of America for the WBA super featherweight title.

Mensah (31-0, 23 KOs) who is the No. 1 contender will seek to claim the WBA World super featherweight belt from Machado (19-0, 16 KOs) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

The fight will be on the undercard of Jamie Munguia and Liam Smith’s fight. Munguia will be making his first defense of his WBO World super welterweight against the Smith, and would be live on HBO Sports.

Raphael Mensah [right] and Machado pictured with former champion Cotto
Raphael Mensah [right] and Machado pictured with former champion Cotto
Should Mensah win, he will be Ghana’s tenth world champion after D.K. Poison, Azumah Nelson, Nana Yaw Konadu, Ike Quartey, Alfred Kotey, Joseph Agbeko, Joshua Clottey, Emmanuel Tagoe and Isaac Dogboe.

Meanwhile, the Ghana Boxing Authority has sent a goodwill and message of success to Mensah to go all out and make himself and the nation proud.

Source: Sammy Heywood Okine

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