• August 5, 2020

Tags : Boxing

Music Meets Boxing As Lukyamuzi Fight With Malawian Launched

It will be a blend of music and boxing when Uganda’s Kenny Lukyamuzi face off with Malawian’s Shikadi Makawa on June 20th at Freedom City. The night, dubbed ‘Boxing Thriller in Afrigo’, is organised by Amigo Promotions. Afrigo Band, John Blaq, Spice Diana and Comedian MC Mariachi will headline the entertainment act. “Boxing used to […]Read More

Boxing: Ssemujju Beaten As Bombers Olympics Dream Fade

David Ssemujju lost to leave Bombers dream in shade. UBF photo Bombers David Ssemujju Kavuma lost his box-off fight to Cameroonian Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue by split decision 3-2 at the ongoing Africa Olympics qualifiers in Dakar. Ssemujju, Uganda’s middleweight champion, to reach the Box-off, had lost his semifinal bout to Younes Nemouchi. He had […]Read More

Four Bombers Seek To Keep Olympics Dream Alive

Uganda’s national boxing team, the Bombers, will continue to hunt for Olympics slots and keep their slim hopes alive. Only four boxers out of the record number of boxers to represent Uganda at any event – 13 – that travelled to Dakar Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers still have a chance. Nine of the 13 Ugandan […]Read More

Shafic Kiwanuka To Face Egypt’s Abdallah Sammy At IUEA

Shafic Kiwanuka and Abdallah Sammy to face off. Uganda’s killing machine Shafic Kiwanuka will face Egyptian opponent Abdallah Sammy in the Universal Boxing Council (UBC) inter-continental fight at the International University of East Africa (IUEA) Auditorium in Kasanga, Kampala, The fight, dubbed ‘The Journey To The World Championship’, was launched on Thursday at IUEA. Kiwanuka […]Read More

Shadir Musa To Turn Professional After Olympics Campaign

Bombers captain Shadir Musa Bwogi has said that he will turn professional after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics campaign. Shadir focusses on reaching Tokyo ahead of the forthcoming African Boxing championship. He has been the Bombers captain since 2017 and he feels that it is the right time to take his boxing to the next level. […]Read More

Boxing: Buchaman Assures Bombers

Mark Bugembe aka Buchaman has assured Uganda’s National Boxing team, the Bombers, of a direct link to President Yoweri Museveni. Buchaman was appointed the special envoy to the ghetto last year by the President ‘to galvanise his support in Kampala slums’. He, on Tuesday afternoon, met with the Bombers team that is having a residential […]Read More

Steven Tulibagenyi: Ugandan To Officiate in Cameroon

The Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) President Moses Muhangi has confirmed that Uganda Boxing Referee and Judge (RJ) Tulibagenyi Steven will be among the RJs to officiate at the forthcoming Zone 3 Boxing championship. The Championship will be hosted in Cameroon and its set to take place from 27 January to 2nd February “This is a […]Read More

Boxing: Finals For National Olympics Trials Set

All is set for the Boxing Finals of the National Olympics trials, Uganda Boxing Federation has revealed. The much anticipated bouts have been forwarded to January 5, not January 12 as earlier communicated. These, will held at the MTN Indoor Arena in Lugogo. Also read: Over 190 Boxers to battle in National Olympics trials The […]Read More

26 Boxers Reach Finals Of Olympic Qualifiers

Of the over 200 boxers who registered, only 26 are still standing but only 13 slots available to represent Uganda at the African games which will be a route to the Olympics. Boxing: All Set For National Olympics Qualifiers The Africa games will be held in February 2020 in Dakar Senegal. On Friday, December 20, […]Read More

Over 190 Boxers To Battle In National Olympic Trials

Over 190 Boxers, including professionals, to battle in National Olympic trials scheduled to start on Monday 16th-23rd this month at Lugogo after the Weigh-in and medical clearance. Though there is a huge turn up, there are only 13 slots to compete for, that is eight slots (represent 8 weight categories) for men and five slots […]Read More

Kiwanuka Vs Dube: All Set For Africa Heavyweight Fight

Shafic Kiwanuka (left) and Dube Thamsanga face off. Michael Nsubuga/New Vision photo. Uganda’s Shafic Kiwanuka will take a shot at the vacant All Africa heavy weight crown when he faces Zimbabwe’s Thamsang Dube. All roads will lead to IUEA University in Kansanga, the former Didi’s World, where the much anticipated ‘Clash for Africa’ will be […]Read More

Boxing: Kiwanuka To Face Zimbabwean

Ugandan heavyweight Boxer Shafiq Kiwanuka is set to face Zimbabwea fighter Thamsang Dube. The two, will face off on November 29th, 2019 at the International University of East Africa (IUEA) Auditorium in Kansanga. This will be Kiwanuka’s third fight since he turned professional. He knocked out Kenya’s David Kamara and Congo’s Tyson Mbikayi. The fight […]Read More

Boxing: Squad For Africa Games Named, Muhangi Hard Done By

Uganda Boxing Federation has on Monday announced the final squad of Eight Boxers to represent the country in All African games that start on 19th August 2019 in Rabat, Morocco. The squad announced by the federation president Moses Muhangi at the press briefing held at UBF offices, Lugogo, consists of six male and two Females […]Read More

Boxing Federation Receives Boost Ahead Of Novice Championship

Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) has on Monday unveiled ‘BetOn’ betting company as their new sponsor ahead of the 2019 Novice championship. Both parties have agreed to first have the partnership informal. “For now its a pilot project, we have not had the formal arrangement with them in terms of sponsorship but they are trying out […]Read More

Boxing: Kiwanuka Set For Congolese

Featured Image: Kiwanuka (Monitor). Date: Friday, July 26 *Fight: Shafic Kiwanuka Vs Tyson Mbikayi *Venue – Lugogo Arena. *Entry fee – Shs10,000 *Time – 7pm. Uganda’ fast-rising heavy weight professional boxer Shafique Kiwanuka has promised not to disappoint his fans when he faces Congolese fighter Mbikayi Tyson in a non title contest this Friday at […]Read More

Boxing: 25 Coaches Undergoing AIBA 1-Star Course

In a bid to develop coaches that will train future boxers in the amateur (AIBA) setting, the world boxing governing body with that of Uganda have organized a rare course. This, was held at Kati Kati restaurant in Kampala and a number of 25 coaches are taking part in an exercise that will last for […]Read More

IUEA Extends Support To Boxer Kiwanuka

International University of East Africa has given boxer Shafic Kiwanuka an Education bursary at their campus. The news comes ahead of the boxer’s nearing fight with Congolese Tyson Mbikayi set for July 26 at indoor Arena in Lugogo. Killing machine, as he prefers to be called, commended the love from IUEA and his management Great […]Read More

Boxing: Kiwanuka Vows To Sharpen More After Mbikayi Bout Rescheduled

Featured Image: Kiwanuka (left). Monitor Leading Boxing promoters in the country, Great Strikers International, have extended the brawl between Ugandan professional boxer Shafik Kiwanuka and Congolese Tyson Mbikayi for a month. The development was revealed in a press briefing held on Tuesday at Lugogo Indoor Arena by Great Strikers International Chairman Sam Buchanan. The much […]Read More

Boxing: Kassim Ouma Plotting Last Fight In Uganda

One of Uganda’s best boxing export Kassim ‘The Dream’ Ouma, has hinted that he plans to hold his last fight in Uganda. Ouma, who is now in Uganda for a short holiday told New Vision’s James Bakama that he wants to end it where it all started. “I am here for a short holiday but […]Read More