Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


John Zile: 22 year old banker aims at becoming undisputed at 122 pounds

The skillful and aggressive lad who hails from the Bono Region of Ghana intimated that he was once a footballer but quit after he was rejected at a trial for lacking the required height. He was encouraged by his uncle to take up boxing since he had a semblance with former WBO world champion, Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe.

“Ever since my first encounter with Dogboe he’s become my mentor. I look up to him and I’m greatly inspired by his exploits. The very day I stepped in the gym, my trainer Coach Richard Neequaye Ashie aka ‘Butcher’ of the Beach Boxing Club asked, ‘This guy, is he Isaac Dogboe’s brother?'”

The 22 year old is also a banker and works with Divine Capital as a Loan Officer.

John made his debut on an Ace Power Promotions bill in December 2021 at the La Palm Beach Resort, demolishing his opponent, Joseph Ashirifi Acheampong inside the distance. He’s currently 3-0 , with all three wins being by way of knockout.

John’s latest win was on the De-luxy Professional Boxing League platform on August 6 where he stopped Robert Nunoo in three rounds.

Sounding very confident he, asserted,” I want to be the first undisputed champion out of Ghana”

A calm and sober personality, John Zile enjoys Fufu and also Jollof Rice. He also loves listening to music from Stonebwoy and Kofi Kinaata.

In the the ring, he’s very technically savvy with ferocious power and can move in and out of range just like Manny Pacquiao.

With dedication and faith in God, John, also nicknamed ‘The Beast’ believes he can achieve his target.


You May Also Like


The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) issued a memo today stating that they are “not considering applications for any Ghanaian boxers.” This means...

African Cup Of Nations

The Black Stars’ appearance in the 2021 edition will be their 23rd time and they will be keen to end their long awaited drought...

Combat Sports

Malaysia based multi decorated Ghanaian kickboxer, Gerald Dah is in high spirits ahead of his latest fight this Friday after safely landing in Kuala...

Africa Games

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has donated GH¢50,000 to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) towards this year’s Awards night scheduled for...