Clash For Africa Heavyweight Championship
Date: Friday, 29th November 2019
Shafiq Kiwanuka (Uganda) Vs Thamsang Dube (Zimbabwe)
Venue: International University of East Africa (IUEA) Auditorium, Kasanga
Entrance Fees: 20,000/= (VIP), 50,000/= (VVIP) & 100,000 (Table)
Gates Open by 4 PM
Zimbabwean boxer Thamsang Dube has nothing in minds but thinking about shocking Uganda’s Shafik Kiwanuka “Killing Machine” in an African Heavyweight Championship contest.
The two will fight for the WBF Africa Heavyweight championship belt on Friday 27th November at the International University of East Africa Auditorium.
Prior to the highly anticipated clash of the giants, the pre-bout press conference for the fight was held at Kansanga where the fight will happen and noticeably, Kiwanuka and Dube sat a reasonable distance from one another.
In the pre-bout presser held on Wednesday afternoon, speechless Dube who last had a professional fight Nine years back promised to humble the ‘Killing Machine’ and urged Ugandans to come and witness his victory.
“I’m so happy to be here in Uganda and it’s a great day for me. I have not travelled from Zimbabwe to Uganda to lose the fight and I promise to humble the Killing machine and go back home with bragging rights over his title.”
The presser was also flanked by the World Boxing Federation (WBF) president Howard Goldberg, Uganda Professional Boxing Commission representatives as well as the two fighters’ managers, trainers, fight promoters, sponsors and other partners.
Kiwanuka, during his Speech hope to build on the tactics attained to knock down Thamsang as it has been in his previous two professional fights.
“I want to assure to everyone that the Killing Machine is ready to rumble and my swords are sharp enough to hunt the flesh. I call upon my fans to come and support me as I complete my journey to the road of Championship.
Kiwanuka has already had two professional fights, both clear cut victories with knockouts against Kenyan David Kamara and Congolese Tyson Mbikayi, all who never exceeded the first round.
Before the main fight, there will be eight undercards and the key one will be Sergent Alidina Mzee taking on Ben Sajjabi.
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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