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"I've got itchy knuckles"
Nottingham's @Ekow Essuman is already an English welterweight champion and is back in the ring next week as he targets more titles in the near future...
Ekow Essuman warns rest of Britain's welterweights he's just getting started
Ekow Essuman revelled in his best career win to date as he warned the rest of Britain’s welterweights that nothing will stop his pursuit for domestic glory. Essuman took his record to 10 wins without defeat after he secured a hugely impressive points win over former British champion Tyrone Nurse on Saturday night. In what was a highly aggressive performance, Essuman refused to take a backward step as he retained his English title in front of a passionate crowd at the Harvey Hadden stadium.
Ekow Essuman powers to English title win as he looks for a shot at the British crown
Ekow Essuman produced a sensational performance to land the English welterweight crown as he overpowered Andy Keates to secure a clinical stoppage.
In what was the best display of his professional career to date, the Nottingham fighter was too destructive for Keates, dropping him twice in the fourth round.
Ekow Essuman powers to English title win
Nottingham boxing prospect takes professional record to five straight wins and no defeats
Ekow Essuman celebrated a fine double success after securing his latest victory in the boxing ring and landing a prestigious award on the same night. The talented Nottingham welterweight secured a points win over tough Serge Ambomo at Harvey Hadden Sports Centre with another excellent performance
And while he was racking up his latest win, he was handed the Sportsman of the Year prize at the Black Achievers Awards which was held at the East Midlands Conference Centre.