Alajo based boxing gym, Fit Square emerged a dominant force in the Africa Golden Gloves Warriors (AGGW) weekly trials which resumed last Friday at the Prisons Canteen, pulling two victories out of the six bouts on the bill for the night.
The gym led by its charismatic coach Laatekwei Lartey, triumphed in two of their outings on the night, with impressive shows from Jesse Lartey and Godfried Billa but the third candidate failed to live up to expectation.
Taking instructions from his father and coach, Lartey started the evening on an impressive note, combining left and right punches to earn a unanimous decision to call the bluff of Isaac Fiifi Taylor from the Akotoku Academy.
Taylor attempted to redeem his image in the second round but rather met an unyielding Lartey whose hefty right punches proved Taylor’s undoing, sending him to the canvass on two occasions before rounding things up in the third round to pull a deserving victory.
Godfred Billa also earned a unanimous decision win to make it double over Akotoku Academy in a similar fashion as he sent his opponent, Stephen Atta Dodze crashing on the canvass on two occasions to win their middleweight contest.
Fit Square’s only dent was Promise Sogbe’s 2-3 loss to Square Deal’s Mathias Sulley in their welterweight contest.
Musa Rahman Lawson emerged a 4-1 winner against Bright Ayala in an all Wisdom gym light welterweight contest while Sheriff Quaye handed the Black Panther gym their only win on the evening with another 4-1 win over Rahman Omar from the Wisdom gym.
In a middleweight contest, Joseph Adjei Mensah of the Ultimate gym recorded a 3-2 win over William Nankasi from Reformers.