Sporting activities News of Wednesday, 12 June 2019
After guiding his son to win the entire world title, Paul Dogboe, the father of previous Tremendous Bantamweight Earth Champion, Isaac Dogboe, is prepared to take the back again seat as legendary boxing trainer, Frederick Steven Roach, requires about the 24-yr-old pugilist.
In the aftermath of Dogboe’s next defeat to Emanuel Navarrete in their World Boxing Organisation (WBO) super bantamweight title bout at the Convention Centre in Tucson, Arizona, Usa on May well 11, numerous termed for his dad to relinquish his job for a much a lot more professional and technically exceptional trainer.
It appears the camp of Dogboe has heeded to that contact as Roach, who served condition the careers of boxing greats these as Oscar De La Hoya, Julio César Chávez Jr, Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao, results in being the Ghanaian’s new trainer.
Disclosing this in an exceptional interview to the Graphic Athletics past Wednesday, Ellis Quashigah, Lawful Advisor to Growing Star Africa Promotions, Dogboe’s promotional outfit, disclosed that Dogboe would also move to the featherweight division.
“He will fight in featherweight in his future bout. He struggles with creating excess weight in the tremendous bantamweight division this has been his blight all alongside,” Mr Quashigah stated.
Dogobe (20-2-) will also move to California exactly where he will attend the North Ridge College and practise his occupation beneath the tutelage of Freddie Roach, commonly referred to as Freddie Roach.
Contrary to some sights that it was about time Dogboe, a indigenous of Keta in the Volta Region of Ghana, took some time off just after his agonizing defeat to focus on his schooling, Mr Quashigah stated the diminutive fighter would stage a comeback into the ring in due course.
“He is not going to keep away for too very long as some people are suggesting. It won’t be two decades, it will not be a few a long time he will come back shortly,” he famous.
Mr Quashigah, who doubles as a boxing promoter and supervisor, thinks Dogboe proved his mettle versus Navarrete and even snubbed his father’s phone for him to quit in the sixth spherical, but bodyweight problems militated versus him.
He believes Freddie Roach, who has educated other brief boxers like Pacquiao to beat giants these as De La Hoya and the likes, can do identical for Dogboe.
Mr Quashigah believes Dogboe is young and can occur again to turn out to be a earth champion once more.