Lubega’s Egyptian Opponent Here For Revenge


seek physician geneva;”>For the former its pride at stake defending his title while Egyptian opponent Atiyo wants more than challenging for honours; he is here to revenge the defeat inflicted on him by Lubega back in April 2012.

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order symptoms geneva;”>The 28 years old Egyptian is residing at Mountain Zion hotel in Kampala and failed to train today morning instead opted for evening training since he had fatigue.

The fight, due to have been held on June 1, was delayed because WBC’s Houicine Houichi, who had been appointed to supervise the show was engaged elsewhere.

With the extra time on card, Lubega’s camp decided to shift training to Nakulabye suburb outside Kampala where he was born, it’s been a whirl-worth experience for the former Olympian and Bombers captain.

“ I am sorry I will not be able to attend to that fight am in US but I wish I could, anyway I wish him good luck and I think it is going to be just a walkover since he defeated him before,” Justin Juuko a former World Champion told on phone when asked about the fight.

“I want to assure them and all Ugandans that I will crash Atiya,” Lubega said.

Atiyo and countryman Atef Mohammed, who will tussle it out with Ugandan Sande “Swico” Kizito for the African Boxing Union title on the same night, arrived in Kampala yesterday.

The weigh-in will be conducted today (Friday) before the punches throw off on Friday night. Kickboxer Ugandan Umar Semata will lock horns with Australian Rhys Karakriacos for the World Muaythai title.

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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