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Vegas Lubega’s Fight Called-off Again

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According to Lash Media’s Alice Namatovu who are the fight organisers, have rescheduled the event to June 14th but the venue remains unchanged.

Lubega is disappointed with the fight being postponed to a later date but remains confident of retaining the title. Lubega had to defend the title he won in September before January this year but because of the costs involved in, he asked the defence to be postponed by international body for him to get sufficient funds.

Lubega, who joined the class of a few Ugandan boxers like Justin Juuko and Davis Lule Yawe to hold the WBC International title, stopped Trinidadian Kirt Sinnette in the fourth round last September to win the belt.

Lubega’s career at a glance


Lubega is a four-time national amateur champion in the junior middleweight and later middleweight division.


• He took part in the 2004 Athens Olympics but lost in the round of 16.


• He won silver at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester.


•He has won his last three fights by knockout.


•He has previously fought and lost to world champions like Edison Miranda and Nathan Cleverly.

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