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29.09.2020 Boxing

Duke Micah's Message After Losing WBO Title Chance To John Riel Casimero

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Duke Micah's Message After Losing WBO Title Chance To John Riel Casimero
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"It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all- in which case, you fail by default, Moreover I didn't learn to be quiet when I had an opinion. The reason they knew who. I was is because I told them, with God on my side I shall raise again

"Thank you all for your prayers and support,” Micah said on his Facebook page.

Philippino star boxer John Riel Casimero made a successful defense of his WBO bantamweight crown as he knocked out Ghana’s Duke Micah in the third round of their title fight in Connecticut, USA.

The 30-year-old Filipino dominated Duke Micah throughout with a series of punishing body blows, setting a frenetic pace from the opening bell at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

Casimero, who improved to 30-4, with 21 knockouts, had Micah in trouble in the second round, sending the challenger crashing to the canvas with a left hook that left the Ghanaian clinging on.

Micah (25-1) managed to survive into the third round, but with Casimero sensing victory, the Filipino launched an early onslaught and when a left followed by a right uppercut left Micah reeling, the referee stepped in to end the bout and earn a third-round TKO victory for Casimero.

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