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Bukom Banku

Bukom Banku

Braimah Issah Kamoko also known as Bukom Banku is a Ghanaian professional boxer.

1980

Birth of Bukom Banku
17 August 1980

Birth of Bukom Banku

He was born on August 17, 1980, in Bukom, a small town in Accra, Ghana, which is renowned for producing talented boxers.

1999

Professional career
24 September 1999

Professional career

In September 1999, Braimah rose to prominence by securing a bronze medal in the Heavyweight category during the 1999 All-Africa Games held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2011

Inactivity
24 June 2011

Inactivity


In 2011, Bukom Banku, achieved a significant milestone in his boxing career by capturing the WBO Africa Light Heavyweight title. The following year, in 2012, he added another feather to his cap by winning the WBO Africa Cruiserweight title.

Despite his success, Kamxpoko eerienced periods of inactivity, which affected his momentum and consistency in the sport. This lack of regular fights and competition hindered his progress and affected his overall performance.

2019

Revocation of license
24 November 2019

Revocation of license


In November 2019, Bukom Banku faced the consequences of breaching his contract with Box Office Promotions for a rematch against Bastie Samir. As a result, the Ghana Boxing Association took the decision to revoke his boxing license. The scheduled rematch was supposed to take place on 20 June 2018, but Banku's actions led to this unfortunate outcome. To rectify the situation, Banku was required to pay GH¢17,000 to the CEO of Box Office Promotions. This amount was intended to cover a portion of his training allowance and the agreed-upon purse for the bout.

2020

Television
24 May 2020

Television

In May 2020, Bukom Banku took on the role of host for the 'Bukom Banku Live' show, which was launched on GhOne TV.

2023

Personal life
24 June 2023

Personal life

As of 2023, Bukom Banku is the father of 12 children

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