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Michael Pappoe

Michael Pappoe

Michael Pappoe – Boxing Profile

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Michael Pappoe
  • Nickname: The Atomic Bomb
  • Birth Date: October 10, 1940
  • Birth Place: Accra, Ghana
  • Nationality: Ghanaian

Boxing Career

  • Years Active: 1960-1976
  • Weight Class: Welterweight
  • Total Fights: 61
  • Wins: 52 (35 by knockout)
  • Losses: 4
  • Draws: 5

Major Accomplishments

  • World Welterweight Champion (WBC): 1972-1973
  • Olympic Gold Medalist: 1960 (Light Welterweight)
  • World Amateur Welterweight Champion: 1962
  • African Welterweight Champion: 1963-1966

Style

Michael Pappoe was a highly skilled and versatile boxer known for his powerful punches, excellent footwork, and quick reflexes. He was a master of the counterattack and possessed a devastating left hook.

Legacy

Michael Pappoe is considered one of the greatest Ghanaian boxers of all time. He was a pioneer for African boxing and helped to pave the way for future generations of fighters.

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