David Kotey boxer

David Kotey boxer
bouts
60
won
49
lost
8
draw
3
Status
inactive
Division
featherweight
Debut
1966-02-05
Height
5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach
-
Age
-
Born
1950-12-07
Death
-
Nationality
Ghana

David Kotey (originating from the Kotei family, born 7 December 1950 in Accra, Ghana) was a world featherweight boxing champion between 1975 and 1976 and was also the first Ghanaian professional boxer to win a world title. He was popularly called "D.K. Poison".DK Poison started his amateur career on in Accra. He is one of many boxers spawned by Bukom, a suburb in the heart of the city populated by the Ga people. Many top Ghanaian boxers such as Roy Ankrah, Azuma Nelson and Ike Quartey are products of Bukom.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1989-09-30 Akwei Addo LLWWLW Orion Cinema Hall, Accra LOST
KO
1988-08-06 Joe Napoles Holy Gardens, Accra DRAW
Majority decision
1988-07-02 Mama Mohamed L Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1987-06-12 Mama Mohamed Ho Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1987-04-04 Jean Bennard Holy Gardens, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1985-12-07 Mukaila Bukare L Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Points
1985-10-05 Seidu Kusasi Holy Gardens, Accra WIN
KO
1985-08-03 Basil Djossou Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
KO
1983-08-06 Aziza Bossou DLWDLL Lome LOST
Unanimous decision
1982-04-30 Davidson Andeh WWWWW National Stadium, Lagos LOST
KO
1981-11-28 Bobby Alexander LLLLLW Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1980-06-06 Joe Skipper WL Hall des Arts, Cotonou WIN
Points
1980-02-02 Ismael Abbey Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1979-02-03 Tapsoba Tiga LW Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1978-09-29 Eddie Ndukwu WWWWWW National Stadium, Lagos LOST
Points
1978-07-29 Henry Saddler WLL Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra WIN
Points
1978-02-15 Danny Lopez WWWWWW Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas LOST
Technical knockout
1977-12-03 Victor Diaz LL Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra WIN
KO
1977-10-29 Jose Resto LLLLLL El-Wak Stadium, Accra WIN
Unanimous decision
1977-07-30 Laurent Bazie DDWWW El-Wak Stadium, Accra WIN
Points
1977-04-30 Billy Wade LLLLLL El-Wak Stadium, Accra WIN
KO
1976-11-06 Danny Lopez WWWWWW Accra Sports Stadium, Accra LOST
Unanimous decision
1976-07-16 Shig Fukuyama LWWWWW Korakuen Hall WIN
KO
1976-03-06 Flipper Uehara LDLWWW Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Corner retirement
1975-12-20 David Sotelo DLWLLL Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Points
1975-09-20 Ruben Olivares WWWLWW Forum, Inglewood WIN
Split-decision
1975-03-28 Laurent Bazie D Abidjan DRAW
Points
1975-02-07 Jimmy Ellis LLL Princess Cinema Hall, Takoradi WIN
KO
1974-12-07 Evan Armstrong WWWWWW Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1974-11-09 Osmanu Toure Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1974-02-02 Tahar Ben Hassen WWDDWL Palais du Sport, Tunis WIN
KO
1973-12-14 Peter Koloku Kumasi Sports Stadium, Kumasi WIN
Technical knockout
1973-10-06 Bingo Crooks WLWWWL Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
KO
1972-10-18 Sakae Nakamura WWWWLL International Hotel, Essendon WIN
Points
1972-08-23 Ray Rose WLWWWL Melbourne WIN
Technical knockout
1972-07-27 Tony Cunningham LLWLLL South Sydney Rugby League Club, Sydney WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-07-13 Rex Downard WWLWWL South Sydney Rugby League Club, Sydney LOST
Points
1972-06-29 Ted Bonner WWLWLL South Sydney Rugby League Club, Sydney WIN
Technical knockout
1972-06-22 Alan Pressnell DWLWL Dorset Gardens Hotel Motel, Melbourne WIN
Points
1972-05-29 Andy Broome WWWDDW Festival Hall, Melbourne LOST
Points
1971-12-03 Cassimo Alhassan L Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1971-06-05 Freddie Mensah Accra Sports Stadium, Accra DRAW
Points
1970-11-28 Bob Seidu Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1970-10-30 Joe Issaka Koforidua Community Centre, Koforidua WIN
Technical knockout
1970-10-03 Joe Banks Rivoli Cinema Hall, Tamale WIN
Technical knockout
1970-08-29 Buddy Guy L Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Points
1970-03-07 Buddy Guy Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Unanimous decision
1969-12-02 Cassimo Alhassan Princess Cinema Hall, Takoradi WIN
KO
1969-08-30 Asebi Boakye Prempeh Assembly Hall, Kumasi WIN
Technical knockout
1969-06-14 Teddy Walker LL Black Star Square, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1969-03-01 Teddy Walker L Brigade Garment Factory Yard, Accra WIN
Unanimous decision
1968-08-31 Teddy Walker Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Split-decision
1968-05-04 Abu Norgah L Tamale Cultural Centre, Tamale WIN
Unanimous decision
1968-03-01 Kid Killer Prempeh Assembly Hall, Kumasi WIN
Technical knockout
1967-06-05 Peter Ayivor Lome WIN
Points
1967-05-02 Emmanuel Dudzro Lome WIN
Points
1967-03-01 Shido Armah Accra WIN
KO
1966-12-10 Bob Cofie WWLLLW Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1966-09-03 Abu Norgah Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
1966-02-05 Famous Lartey LL Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Points