Mike Melendez Won’t Believe This! Kamoko vs. Samir II Repeat or Revenge Now Official!
By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent
Pennsylvania matchmaker Mike Melendez at one point was working with Ghana light heavyweight and cruiserweight contender Braimah Kamoko, also known as Bukom Bantu, who was once 29-0. When he got knocked down and stopped the seventh round last year by Basie Samir, he became 29-1.
Mike Melendez’ hair will now stand straight up, as if his hand is in an electric socket.
Kamoko and Samir have officially signed for a 12 round cruiserweight titular rematch on June 30, 2018, in Ghana. Kamoko wants the bout held outside of Accra, Ghana, where the first match was held. Kamoko, who will turn 38 years old on June 17, 2017, before the bout takes place, must overcome Samir’s 16-0-1 record, and is giving away six years of youth to a younger Samir, who is 32 years old and is training out of La.