The much-anticipated fight between Moses Golola and Ongom Kizito Abaasi alias Kasumaali has been scheduled for June 9.
The two have been going at each other for ages on who is the better boxer but all talk will be set aside as the pair will face off inside the ring on Wilson Road.
This will be the first time a professional fight happens on the streets of Kampala.
The fight, which was scheduled to take place last year on Boxing Day, did not happen after city authorities refused to clear it citing lack of adherence from event organisers.
Now, Uganda Professional Boxing Commission President Salim Uhuru has cautioned the promoters – Step by Step Promotions – to adhere to the set regulations.
“We have approved this fight. Last time we had a challenge with Step by Step organizing the Boxing Day event because it runs until morning. We have cautioned them and this time, with the KCCA letter time is paramount. If they are to organise another fight they should follow the regulations,” Uhuru said during the launch.
The set time is from 4 pm to midnight.
Golola, a kickboxing legend promised to remind his fans what he is made of by knocking down Kasumali who has been running around and bringing up excuses not to be beaten.
“I was to fight Kasumaali on Boxing Day last year and he came up with many excuses. This time we have signed an agreement. Everyone knows that Golola Moses is not a joking subject. I want to tell my fans that I will beat Kasumaali and I am ready to show him that I am the real nail,” stated Golola.
Kasumali on the other hand promised to shut down Golola again as many have done before him.
“I have been preparing for this fight for a long time and I can’t wait to shut down Golola. He should know that action speaks louder than words. I can assure you that I will explosively destroy him on the night of the fight,” Kasumali said.
Golola is credited for introducing kickboxing to many in the country and was unbeaten by fellow Ugandans until last year when Umar ‘The Pain’ Ssematta schooled him.
Meanwhile, Kasumaali made his kick boxing debut in 2013. He defeated Oswald Maneno in his last competitive bout.