City Strike, Ramadhan Push Odeke Fight Ahead


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rx geneva; font-size: small;”>Odeke’s camp announced early Wednesday that his scheduled fight with Iranian Sayed Abbas Nassab at the MTN Lugogo Arena on June 28 has been postponed due to the stand- off between the government and the business community over the implementation of Pre-Import Verification of Conformity Standards (PVOC) and the upcoming Islamic holiday of Ramadhan.

The fight will be rescheduled, according to a statement released by fight promoter Emmanuel Mwesigwa at Hotel Africana.

“The Iranian fighter is a devoted Muslim, he requested to have the fight rescheduled,” Mwesigwa told ChimpSport

“We cannot hold this fight this week cause there is a national strike and then the Moslem community is set for Ramadhan period,” UBU Chairperson Godfrey Kiwanuka added.

“Ramathan is not a year, he will not survive my punches though I wanted to finish him off tomorrow (Friday),” Odeke intimated to ChimpSport in an exclusive phone interview.

Odeke will continue training until the bout is rescheduled though Mwesigwa was defaint when.


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