The 2002 Commonwealth games (light heavyweight) boxing Silver medalist, Joey Vegas Lubega will rumble undefeated South African, Ryno Liebenberg this Saturday March 1st 2014 at Gauteng, Johannesburg in South Africa.

The duo face off, vying for the vacant WBC International light heavyweight title, a highly anticipated fight to be supervised by Tunisian Houicine Houichi. 32 year old, Joseph Lubega travelled to South Africa early this week, following intensive drills, he has undergone for the past months in Kampala.

Vegas’ last battle was nine months ago, a knock-out against Egyptian Hany Atiyo at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds last year, a victory that propelled his record to 16 wins (9 Knock 0uts), 6 defeats and a draw.

Popular South African opponent Ryno Liebenberg, who boasts of 14 wins (10 knock outs) in 14 professional bouts, can’t wait for the show down despite having admitted that Joey is a top rated fighter. “Can’t wait for Saturday anymore, my blood is boiling, its time to RAWL NOW!!!” he revealed on his twitter account. This particular fight at Emperors palace, will have live coverage at 10.00pm (GMT+2) on SS7 on DStv.

Deputy Editor at Kawowo Sports. He is an aspiring Sport Psychologist.

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