Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has applauded young boxer, Isaac ‘The Royal Storm’ Dogbe for defending his World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Super Bantamweight belt.
Isaac Dogboe on Saturday night retained his WBO Super Bantamweight belt after a round one knockout against Japan’s Hidenori Otake.
Isaac Dogboe, who captured the WBO title in April this year after defeating American Jessie Magdaleno via an 11th TKO, promised not to finish the entire 12 rounds with Otake in a pre-bout.
In a congratulatory message to the “Royal Storm”, the Vice President tweeted on his official twitter account saying the country was proud of him.
I congratulate Isaac Dogboe for defending the WBO Super Bantamweight title against Hidenori Otake of Japan with a technical knockout in Round One.
“Royal Storm”, you are great at your sport and Ghana will continue to be proud of you. pic.twitter.com/4wZx9QakPQ
— Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia (@MBawumia) August 26, 2018
The 25-year-old, with this victory, becomes the youngest Ghanaian to successfully retain his crown.
Dogbe, is now undefeated in his 20 professional fights with 14 KOs.