Boxing: Nassar Bukenya set for November Charity Fight

Nasser [L] after Tuesday training.

Seasoned welterweight boxer, what is ed more about Nasser Bukenya has organised a one day boxing charity event on November 29th that is aimed at giving back to the disadvantaged community back in Zana along Entebbe road where he hails from.

ChimpSport caught up with him to elucidate more about the event and he told us, approved “It started with a challenge of combining two passions; being a world class boxer winning the Olympics and being a role model coach for the kids of the place I come from (Zana).”

The speedy boxer has been training youngsters since 2009 and the experience he has had compelled him to organize the gala where his team mates at UPDF boxing club will also grace the event. The cream of the fights will be a three-round fight involving Nasser and Bogaert Pascal.

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“The kids inspired me to start this project. It’s my gift to them, So I decided to organize a boxing charity event to support the disadvantaged kids in the  community.  I will personal fight 3 rounds with Bogaert Pascal.”

“Passion and success is fed with positive energy  to make dreams come true. I realized that one couldn’t been seen without the other. By involving other people and including the kids and their families my dream as kid to become a world boxer has become true,” he summarizes.

Apart from such charity events, Nasser has also initiated several  social development projects in partnership with friends and well-wishers.


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