Boxing 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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age 58 John "The Beast" Mugabi is a Ugandan former boxer and world junior middleweight champion. He was part of an exceptionally talented early 1980s' junior middleweight and middleweight ...more

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Died at 60 (1949-2009) Leo Rwabwogo was a boxer from Uganda, who won a total number of two Olympic medals during his career as an amateur in the flyweight division. He did so in 1968 and 1972. As of 2008, he was the ...more

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age 40 Kassim Ouma is a Ugandan boxer. He is currently the North American Boxing Association middleweight champion.

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Sam Rukundo age 38 Sam Rukundo is a boxer from Uganda, who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native African country. There he was stopped in the quarterfinals of the lightweight division by Russia's ...more

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age 64 Ayub Kalule is a retired boxer from Uganda, who first came to prominence when he won the Amateur World Welterweight Title at the inaugural 1974 World Championships in Havana, Cuba. He turned ...more

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age 62 Cornelius Boza Edwards was a Ugandan boxer in the Lightweight division and the former WBC Super Featherweight Champion. Edwards emigrated from Uganda to England, where he lived for a long ...more

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Fred Mutuweta age 47 Fred Mutuweta is a retired lightweight boxer from Uganda, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. There he was defeated in the second round by Wayne ...more

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Joseph Lubega age 36 Joseph Lubega is a boxer from Uganda, who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his country. There he was stopped in the first round of the middleweight division by Thailand's eventual ...more

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Jolly Katongole age 33 Jolly Katongole is a boxer from Uganda, who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native African country. There he was stopped in the first round of the light flyweight division by ...more

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Sadat Tebazaalwa age 33 Sadat Tebazaalwa is a boxer from Uganda, who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his country. There he was defeated in the first round of the welterweight division by China's Hanati ...more

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Brian Mayanja age 35 Brian Mayanja is a boxer from Uganda, who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native African country. There he was outscored in the first round of the Featherweight division by ...more