Gervonta Davis: Everybody Knows I'm Number One And I Showed It! Black cancer patients don’t have wigs that represent them. According to the neighbours, they had heard the screams of a woman from Bazooka’s residence and that they suspected Ike was beating his wife ‘again’. She was having difficulties with … document.write(''); Hearn Reacts To Wilder's Allegations of Loaded Gloves: It's Ridiculous! I hope he's gonna be ok. RIP... TM & © 2020 BoxingScene. and features to The incident, which occurred on Friday July 13, 2007 at the Quarteys’ New Gbawe residence, left Barbara with puffed eyes and a bleeding toe. IKE “BAZOOKA” Quartey, a former WBA Welterweight Champion is said to have extended his boxing ring to his house, turning his wife, Barbara into a … Residents at Gbawe and close pals of Ike have expressed mixed feelings about the alleged violence, especially at a time when he has been awarded a Grand Medal by the Government of Ghana for his immense contribution to sports in the country. 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A source at the clinic disclosed that she was a regular visitor to the clinic, usually with cases of assault. Barbara Quartey died at 3:00 am at the Raphael Clinic in Accra after a short illness. user = "features"; Will Fighting Leo Santa Cruz At 130 Pounds Be Worth The Weight For Gervonta Davis. When DAILY GUIDE dashed down to Gbawe, Barbara was said to have been rushed to El Rapha Clinic at Mataheko, a suburb of Accra by Ike’s first born son, Mustapha. The last straw that broke the camel’s back was last weekend when it was alleged that the “Bazooka” returned home to find his wife in a pensive mood and asked her to stop being pensive and moody and either find something profitable to do, or die of boredom. Chat with us via WhatsApp on +233 55 2699 625. When DAILY GUIDE contacted the champion on Sunday, July 15, he denied the incident, saying the last time he pummeled his wife was about eight years ago. document.write(user + '@' + site + ''); DAILY GUIDE investigations at the El Rapha Clinic confirmed that Barbara was rushed to the clinic with a bleeding toe and swollen face with blisters. Oleksandr Usyk Warns Anthony Joshua: I'm Coming For You! The source said this was an ‘open secret’ in the Gbawe neighbourhood and that sometimes, they allegedly saw Barbara running for her dear life on the street and shouting, “Aagbe mieii ! He has built a modern hospital at New Gbawe in the Greater Accra region. // End --> DAILY GUIDE then zoomed off to Mataheko, but again missed Barbara, who had just been discharged around 9.30 pm by the doctor on duty. Barbara was alleged to have started bleeding from the injured toe, in addition to dark rings around her eyes and she was subsequently rushed to the clinic by Ike’s first born son, Mustapha and his friends. user = "newswires"; She was 47. But after hours of intensive care, doctors gave up the fight saying her condition was terminal. To wit, “They are killing me”, and nobody dared to help her. Recently, the boxer was reportedly interested in running for president, with Nii Odartey Lamptey, a Ghanaian footballer, as his running mate. Aagbe mieii!!! // End --> Aagbe mieii!! document.write(user + '@' + site + ''); All Rights Reserved. Ike “Bazooka” Quartey, also known as Isufu, entered boxing in 1988 and won the WBA Welterweight title six years later (1994) against Cristano Espana of Venezuela, with a KO in 11 rounds. An autopsy has been requested by the family. site = "ghanaweb.com"; site = "ghanaweb.com"; Her condition became worse with each passing day. However, in an interesting twist, Ike Quartey phoned DAILY GUIDE a few minutes later to admit that there had been a domestic incident during which he had accidentally stepped on his wife’s toe with his heavy boot. She was having difficulties with breathing on Friday and was quickly rushed to the Raphael Clinic in Accra, Ghana. Earlier, Ike had insisted on knowing the source of the story and asked his wife, who had earlier spoken to DAILY GUIDE on phone, to deny the report, which she quickly did.