All is set
for the fourth edition of the boxing champions league today at MTN indoor
stadium in Lugogo.
will return to action with 12 bouts in twelve different weight categories. Among
the key fights that will take place include, Yusuf Nkobeza of Nakawa boxing
club will be battling Denis Okello of Katabi boxing club in the middleweight
that he has spent the last two weeks preparing for the fight and he expects a
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Ssenyange Junior, son of former Bombers coach, Zebra Mando Ssenyange will also
fight with Richard Kasujja of Lukanga boxing. Ssenyange who lost his last bout
to John Owino said he has cleared all the faults in his last fight and he
expects to win.
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fights, Patrick Kasozi will take on Hussein Mulo in bantamweight, Jamdali Adam
will battle Baraka James in Cruiserweight, Nali Jalia against Sandra Attermo in
Bantamweight while Colline Mutyaba will lock horns with Pius Siriro among other
also lost his last fight said he has improved his preparations and he expects a
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Boxing Federation -UBF is organizing an inaugural boxing champion’s league for
the selection of boxers that are expected to be used to select boxers that will
represent the country in the forthcoming commonwealth games scheduled for this
year in Birmingham.
Four boxers that reached the semifinals per category from the national trials
held in October last year automatically qualified for the champion’s league. If
everything goes as planned, every winner from each category will book a slot in
the commonwealth games.
key boxing names including the three boxers who represented Uganda in the 2020
Tokyo Olympic games, Shadir Musa, David Semujju, and Catherine Nanziri missing
out in action.
they had qualified for the championship, these, together with other boxers
disagreed with contracts provided by UBF before taking part in the action. They
say the contract has various loopholes including denying them image rights and
their own sponsorship.
Lihanda, the National boxing team- the bombers head coach says that the
championship provides serious competition for the local boxers before playing
outside the country.