Sad News: Bukom Banku-Bastie Samir Bout Referee Passes On

The boxing fraternity in Ghana has been hit with sad news following the death of experienced referee Frederick Ghartey.

Ghartey was the man in the middle when Bastie Samir handed Bukom Banku his first pro loss last October.

Information gathered by indicates that Ghartey was pronounced dead on Monday.

The cause of his death is yet to be revealed.

Ghartey has officiated more than 60 pro fights.