Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports and Entertainment has signed Top Bantamweight Contender and 2012 Ghanaian Olympian, Duke ‘The Baby Faced Terminator’ Micah, to an exclusive promotional contract, according to Chief Operations Officer, Eric Bentley and Micah’s co-manager’s Michael Amoo-Bediako of Streetwise Management of Essex, England and Jacob Zwennes of Errol Hawk Sports Management of New Jersey in the United States.
A native of the boxing rich country of Ghana, the 25-year-old Micah is currently ranked #6 by the World Boxing Organization and #15 by the World Boxing Council.
Fighting for the second time in London, England on November 12, 2016, the all-action Micah defeated Matthew Chanda over 12-rounds earning the vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) Bantamweight Title.
Most recently Micah stopped Jonathan Aguilar on March 11, 2017 at the legendary Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra, winning the WBC International Bantamweight Title.
“This is a dream come true for me and I am extremely happy to be fighting in the United States where everybody wants to fight. I want to thank my managers Michael Amoo-Bediako and Jacob Zwennes for all the hard work they have done in getting me this deal and I want to thank Real Deal Sports and Entertainment for putting their trust in me and signing me, I can’t wait to get back in the ring. “Duke Micah said after signing the deal.
About the new signing, Boxing Legend Evander Holyfield, co-owner of Real Deal Sports & Entertainment said “Duke is on the verge of being a world champion and we are proud to bring him to our company. We expect big things from him in the very near future.”
Prior to turning professional in November 2012, Micah competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London representing Ghana. Micah failed to progress in the competition when he lost in the second round to Ireland’s Michael Conlan.
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