Ghanaian boxer, Richard Commey, says he has let the country down following his defeat to Ukrainian boxer Vasiliy Lomachenko on Sunday Morning at the Madison Square Garden in New York.
In a lightweight battle between former world champions, Vasiliy Lomachenko (16-2, 11 KOs) dropped and outboxed Richard Commey (30-4, 27 KOs) to secure a dominant twelve round unanimous decision win with the judges scoring it 117-110, 119-108, 119-108.
Speaking after the fight, Commey said he always fights for his country Ghana and felt he let the nation down with his defeat.
“I fight for my country; I fight for my people. I let them down but I believe I’m gonna come back stronger,” he said.
"I fight for my country… I let them down."
— Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) December 12, 2021