WBO Super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe, will make his first mandatory title defense in August this year four months after capturing it in the United States.Dogboe knocked out the then-defending champion, Jesse Magdelano, in the 11th round of their clash in April to get the title and according to the rules, he has to defend it against an opponent.
Ahead of his purposed unification bout with Danny Roman, WBO Super Bantamweight champion, Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe has promised fireworks in his title defense against Hidenori Otake on August 25, in Glendale, Arizona, USA.
Dogboe (19-0, 13 KO), who has themed the fight ‘Rumble in the Desert’ at a press conference in Accra described his Japanese opponent as a compact and an avoidable fighter.
To him, Hidenori Otake’s rich fight record (31-2-3, 14 KO) makes him a credible customer but he and his team have strategize to take care of the fighter who has not lost a fight in the last four years.
In the company of his father cum trainer, Paul Dogboe and other officials, the 23-year-old said “It’s going to be fireworks, but we will stand tall in the end. We go to territories most boxers are afraid to venture, to prove we are a different breed.
“I am born to overcome adversities. It’s going to be a knockout. Win number 20, knockout number 14. Over the years, I have fought credible opponents, and I must admit it is not by might, but God who teaches my fingers to fight.”