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Ghanaian boxer Prince Dzanie beats Juan Gabriel Medina from The Dominican Republic
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Ghanaian boxer Prince Dzanie beats Juan Gabriel Medina from The Dominican Republic

Dzanie stepped in with a clubbing right hand that dazed and dropped the Dominican for the full count from Referee Frank Garza in round two.

USA: Prince Dzanie (23-0, 19 KOs), a highly touted bantamweight prospect from Ghana, made a successful debut in the United States with a second-round knockout of Juan Gabriel Medina (14-12, 12 KOs) from La Romana, Dominican Republic, at the Garden Theater in Detroit, Michigan, the USA on Thursday 11 August 2022.

Dzanie, pronounced Zany, was patient in the first round, circled and studied his shorter opponent.

Dzanie stepped in with a clubbing right hand that dazed and dropped the Dominican for the full count from Referee Frank Garza in round two.

US-based photojournalist, John Rothwell, spoke with Prince soon after the nail-biting game.

All pictures by John Rothwell.

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