Nana Konadu

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Nana Yaw Konadu
Statistics
Real name Nana Yaw Konadu Yeboah
Rated at fly/super fly/bantamweight
Height 5 ft 7 12 in (1.71 m)
Reach 68 in (173 cm)
Nationality Ghanaian
Born (1964-02-15) 15 February 1964 (age 50)
Sunyani, Ghana
Boxing record
Total fights 47
Wins 41 (KO 32)
Losses 5 (KO 2)
Draws 1

Nana Yaw Konadu Yeboah (born February 15, 1964 in Sunyani, Ghana) is a retired boxer who won World titles in two different weight divisions.

Konadu turned pro in 1985 and in 1989 won the WBC Super Flyweight Title by winning a decision over Gilberto Roman. He lost the belt in his first defense to Sung Kil Moon in 1990 and lost a rematch to Moon in 1991. He later moved up to Bantamweight and captured the WBA Bantamweight Title by TKO'ing Veeraphol Sahaprom in 1996. He again lost the belt in his first defense to Daorung Chuvatana later that year, but recaptured the belt the following year in a rematch. He defended the belt once before losing it to Johnny Tapia in 1998. He retired in 2001 after being TKO'd by Daniel Seda. Now lives with his family in NewDormaa,Sunyani,GH.

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Preceded by
Gilberto Roman
WBC Super Flyweight Champion
7 Nov 1989– 20 Jan 1990
Succeeded by
Sung-Kil Moon
Preceded by
Veeraphol Sahaprom
WBA Bantamweight Champion
28 Jan 1996– 27 Oct 1996
Succeeded by
Daorung Chuvatana
Preceded by
Daorung Chuvatana
WBA Bantamweight Champion
21 Jun 1997– 5 Dec 1998
Succeeded by
Johnny Tapia