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Famous Boxers from Uganda

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List of famous boxers from Uganda, listed alphabetically with photos of the boxers when available. Uganda has produced some very talented boxers over the years, including heavyweights, light heavyweights, cruiserweights, featherweights and flyweights. These are some of the best Ugandan boxers to ever live, so if you're a native of Uganda and are aspiring to box professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular boxer from Uganda then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

A list made up of boxers like Jolly Katongole and Fred Mutuweta.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Ugandan boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Uganda?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of Uganda in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented Ugandan boxers to find some new athletes to watch.
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    John Mugabi (born 4 March 1960) is a Ugandan former professional boxer who competed from 1980...  more
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    Leo Rwabwogo

    Dec. at 60 (1949-2009)
    Leo Rwabwogo (June 3, 1949 – January 14, 2009) was a boxer from Uganda, who won two Olympic...  more
  • 3
    Kassim Ouma (born 12 December 1978) is a Ugandan professional boxer. He held the IBF junior...  more
  • 4

    Sam Rukundo

    Age: 39
    Sam ("Rocky") Rukundo (born May 18, 1980 in Kampala) is a boxer from Uganda, who competed at...  more
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    Ayub Kalule (born 6 January 1954) is a retired boxer from Uganda, who first came to prominence...  more
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    Cornelius Boza Edwards (born 27 May 1956 in Kampala, Uganda) is the former WBC Super...  more
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    Fred Mutuweta

    Age: 48
    Fredrick "Fred" Muteweta (born November 4, 1971 in Kampala) is a retired boxer from Uganda,...  more
  • 8

    Joseph Lubega

    Age: 37
    Joseph Lubega (born January 1, 1982 in Namirembe, Kampala) is a boxer from Uganda, who...  more
  • 9

    Jolly Katongole

    Age: 34
    Jolly Katongole (15 December 1985 – 14 May 2015) was a boxer from Uganda, who participated in...  more
  • 10

    Sadat Tebazaalwa

    Age: 34
    Sadat Tebazaalwa (born October 23, 1985) is a Ugandan amateur boxer who participated in the...  more
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    Brian Mayanja

    Age: 36
    Brian Mayanja (born January 25, 1983) is a boxer from Uganda, who participated in the 2004...  more