He beat out Hamidou Diallo (Who has roots in Guinea) of the NBA who won the 2019 season All Star Game Slam Dunk Contest, Oduduru Divine of Nigeria who set two personal bests and a world leading time of 20.08 seconds in the Indoor 200 meters race and Samuel Tefera of Ethiopia who set a new Indoor World Record in the 1500 meters race.
The staff at African Sports Monthly led by the inspiring and motivating, USA based Leslie Koroma who interviewed the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) President, Peter Zwennes in Houston, Texas said Congratulations to Richard Commey of Ghana.
He told Yours Truly at the Bukom Boxing Arena, he is never in a rush as his managers and coaches have plans for him and he wants to keep the IBF title for a long time.
Commey who came to watch the first international Muay Thai championship was once a kickboxer, before turning to boxing.
He promised to be on the next show to showcase his talent.