Meet Prince "The Buzz" Larbie, the ‘Next Floyd Mayweather’ Who Throws 150 Punches in 60 Seconds

Meet Prince "The Buzz" Larbie, the ‘Next Floyd Mayweather’ Who Throws 150 Punches in 60 Seconds

  • Prince 'The Buzz' Larbie, who throws 150 punches in a minute, aspires to be Ghana's youngest boxing champion
  • Prince fights opponents older than him, some aged 13 and 14 years, winning all 28 bouts he has been involved in so far
  • His heroics at the tender age of eight has seen him receive a scholarship from Britain which includes monthly stipends for the juvenile boxer, picking up his medical bills and other expenses

Prince Larbie, an 8-year-old lad who aspires to become a world champion like Azumah Nelson and Floyd Mayweather, has been touted for greatness in the future.

Larbie hails from James Town, a suburb of Ghana's capital Accra, a community renowned for its production line of top-notch boxers, who have gone on to hoist the flag of Ghana high in boxing.

The student of Kiddie Class Educational Center seeks to walk in the giant footsteps of boxing greats Azumah Nelson and Floyd Mayweather.

Prince Larbie, The Buzz, Floyd Mayweather, Azumah Nelson, boxing, WillPower Boxing Gym, Spar Bar, James Town
Prince "The Buzz" Larbie has been touted as the next Floyd Mayweather owing to his impeccable credentials at the tender age of 8. Photo credit: @SaddickAdams @sparbarboxing
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Rated the best juvenile boxer in Ghana, Prince, who is reportedly able to throw an astonishing 150 punches in 60 seconds, has won a plethora of titles since 2018.

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According to his dad, Daniel Larbie - who doubles as his trainer, Prince, nicknamed "The Buzz", began his boxing career at a tender age of four.

“Prince started boxing when he was about four or five years old. I was into boxing, but since I took a chieftaincy position in the family, custom forbids me to continue fighting. But my son wants to follow in my footsteps, so I am giving him that support,” the boxing trainer told Xinhua as quoted by News Ghana.

Daniel Larbie, who had to forgo his boxing aspirations after he was enstooled as chief, added he is preparing his promising son for the 2032 Olympics.

Matilda Assabil makes history, becomes youngest Ghanaian female footballer to play professional football

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Matilda Assabil made history when she became the youngest female footballer to appear in Ghana Women’s Division One League.

The 10-year-old midfielder reportedly made her professional debut for Starlet Ladies after signing with the club.

Wearing the No. 20 jersey, Assabil has probably become the youngest player to make his senior debut in terms of first-team minutes played.

Source: Sports Brief News