Sulley Shittu

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Sulley Shittu
Weight(s) fly/bantamweight
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality Ghanaian
Born (1946-04-15) 15 April 1946 (age 71)
Koforidua, Ghana
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 35
Wins 34 (KO 20)
Losses 1 (KO 1)

Sulley Shittu ( (1946-04-15) 15 April 1946 (age 71)) born in Koforidua is a Ghanaian amateur fly/bantamweight, and professional bantamweight boxer of the 1960s and 1970s who as an amateur represented Ghana at flyweight in the Boxing at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, losing to John McCafferty of the Republic of Ireland, won silver at the 1965 All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, won a gold medal at flyweight in the Boxing at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica, represented Ghana at bantamweight in the Boxing at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, losing to Horst Rascher of West Germany, and won a gold medal at bantamweight in the Boxing at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland and as a professional won the African Boxing Union (ABU) bantamweight title, and Commonwealth bantamweight title.[1]


  1. ^ "Statistics at". 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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