Heavyweight Africa Championship
Main Bout: Shafiq Kiwanuka (Uganda) Vs Thamsanga Dube (Zimbabwe)
Venue: IUEA Auditorium, Kasanga
Charges: 20,000/= (VIP), 50,000/= (VVIP) & 100,000 (Table)
Gates Open by 4pm
Uganda’s heavy weight fast rising boxer Shafik Kiwanuka takes on experienced Zimbabwean Thamsang Dube in a fight anticipated to live its billing. The fight is on this Friday at the International University of East Africa (IUEA) Auditorium, Kansanga in a World Boxing Federation African heavyweight title fight.
The bout will be graced by the World Boxing Federation president, Howard Goldberg Ivor, who touchdown in wee hours of Wednesday. During a press conference held at IUEA on Wednesday morning, both fighters promised an explosive fight.
“I am the Killing machine and am very ready to rumble. I have prepared well and I can’t wait to beat Dube. I take this opportunity to thank IUEA, Uhuru restaurant and other sponsors, trainers, managers and everyone who has put a hand in this fight,” noted Kiwanuka known as the killing machine.
Dube is also confident ahead of the epic contest. “Let everyone come and see the new champion,” he bragged. Kiwanuka has already had two professional fights in his infant stage of his career -stopping both Kenya’s David Kamara and Congolese Tyson Mbikayi.
Dube has 15 fights, with 12 wins,7KOs and 3 losses. The latter has however spent eight years absent from the sport but he does have the experience. The bout will be preceded by several exciting under-card fights.
• Ratib Muwonge Vs Jimmy Odongo (National Fight)
• Ignatius Onyango vs Saidi Chako
• Lambert Fogoum vs Joseph Sentongo
• Sergent Alidina Muzeei vs Ben Sajjabi
• Muhammed Ssekimpi vs Kenneth Kaunda
• Rodrick Okot vs Ronald Miiro
• Mercy Achayo vs Teddy Nakimuli
• Joseph Mpungu vs Hudson Muhumuza
• Muhamed Sekimpi vs Keneth Kaunda
• Saul Male vs Charles Kakande