Heavyweight boxer, Richard Nii Lartey Harrison has stated his desire to take on Bastie Samir who stopped Braimah Kamoko (Bukom Banku) in round 7 late 2017.
In an interview with Best FM’s morning sports in Bogoso via telephone on 10th January 2018 recalled how he has challenged the then unbeaten Ghanaian boxer to a fight since 2014 but failed on a scared occasions.
"I challenged him in 2014 but he did everything possible to swerve...all I heard was his fight with Ayitey Powers in 2015", Richard Lartey stated.
"I will still want to fight Bukom Banku so that I can win more stars and points but if Bastie makes my weight, I will battle it out with him.
I am ready to fight any Boxer, Bastie is my brother,we have been together for some time but when he makes my weight am ready to fight him.
I will not reduce to his weight but if he makes my weight am ready for him", he added
The National heavy weight champion who reflected on his bout against Switzerland’s Ergun Mersin in 2014 which he withdrew after round 5 due to injury.
Richard lartey currently has ten (10) knockout out of 12 wins in his 13 career fights appealed for support for Ghana Boxing and announced his preparation towards an African heavy weight bout this year.