LOS ANGELES – Probellum is delighted to announce the signing of Ghanaian super-featherweight champion Alfred Lamptey.
One in all African boxing’s rising stars, Lamptey (10-0, 8 knockouts) is but to expertise defeat within the skilled ranks since making his debut in 2019.
Lamptey hails from the Bukom neighborhood in Accra, an space of the capital metropolis which produced the best African fighter ever seen – former two-weight world champion Azumah Nelson.
And Lamptey, referred to as the ‘Bukom Bomber’, now hopes to comply with within the footsteps of Nelson and different Bukom alumni together with legendary fighters equivalent to Ike Quartey and David Kotei.
The 19-year-old captured the vacant Ghanaian super-featherweight title courtesy of a knockout victory over Emmanuel Otoo in his most up-to-date bout final December, making certain he now holds 5 separate belts together with the WBC Youth Silver super-featherweight title and WBO Youth super-featherweight title.
Lamptey is the primary fighter from Ghana that Probellum have signed, since launching in September final 12 months, however the organisation’s world plans had already seen a co-promotional deal signed with Field Workplace Sports activities within the nation.
“I’m over the moon to signal for Probellum at what I consider is a vital time in my profession,” stated Lamptey.
“Probellum has already signed quite a few proficient, up-and-coming fighters, and I really feel they’ll be capable to information me as I attempt to obtain my ambition of changing into a world champion.
“I’ve already gained many African titles, however my dream is to make my mark on the world stage, and I’m assured that signing for Probellum will permit me to do this.”
“Alfred Lamptey is a large expertise and we’re clearly very happy he has chosen to signal with us,” added Richard Schaefer, President of Probellum.
“Probellum is extraordinarily enthusiastic about offering alternatives for the celebrities of tomorrow, which shortly turns into obvious when a few of the signings now we have made.
“Alfred undoubtedly matches that class. He’s undefeated within the skilled ranks up to now and there’s no doubt he’ll go on to have a giant future in boxing.”
Different thrilling younger stars to have signed for Probellum in latest weeks embody IBF flyweight world champion Sunny Edwards (17-0, 4 knockouts), Liverpool-born brothers Peter (2-0, 1 knockout) and Joe McGrail (1-0, 1 knockout), undefeated Shabaz Masoud (9-0, 2 knockouts) and seven-time Irish nationwide champion Steven Cairns (2-0, 1 knockout).
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