Uganda’s boxing greats are set to descend in the country for the first Fighter Awards scheduled for 27 February 2015 at Hotel Africana, which are being organised by Baltic Pro-Box Promotions Group.
“We are expecting Uganda’s greatest World Champions and Great National Boxers to grace this Awards gala,” Eddie Bazira, the Chief Executive Officer of Baltic Pro-Box Promotions Group said. “It’s going to be the biggest event for us and we shall also award Kick boxers too.”
Boxing greats and legends expected to attend the awards include Ayub Kalule, WBA world light middleweight Champion in 1979, Boza Edwards, WBC world lightweight champion in 1981, John Mugabi, “The Beast” WBC light middleweight Champion 1989, Kassim Ouma, IBF World light middleweight Champion in 2004, Godfrey Nyakana, WBU world welter weight Champion, Justine Juuko WBC international super featherweight champion, Joseph Lubega, WBC international Light heavyweight champion.
The organisers will also give awards Professional boxers, Amateur Boxers and Kickboxers in various categories.