Kassim Ouma arrives in Uganda ahead of ‘Rumble in Kampala’

Kassim Ouma
  • Event: Rumble in Kampala
  • Boxing Day: 26th December 2022
  • Main Fight: Kassim “The Dream” Ouma Vs Rayton “Boom-Boom” Okwiri (10 Rounds)
  • At Lugogo Cricket Oval, Kampala
  • Ticket Fees: 20,000/= (Ordinary), VIP (50,000/=), VVIP (1,000,000/=), Ring Side (2,000,000/=)

Legendary professional boxer Kassim “The Dream” Ouma has arrived in Uganda prior to his high-profile fight against Kenyan Rayton “Boom-Boom” Okwiri.

Ouma, 44, arrived at Entebbe International Airport on Saturday afternoon from Germany where he has been pitching camp for the past five years now since relocating from the United States of America (USA).

“I am happy to be home. I want to put up a special display and inspire many youngsters” Ouma who was flanked by Salim Uhuru (president of Uganda Professional Boxing Commission) revealed.

The former IBF Junior Middleweight World Cup will take on the two-time Kenyan Olympian in a 10-round middleweight contest.

Ouma has played as many as 47 fights. Of these, he has won 29 bouts (18 by knockout and 11 by decision), 16 losses (4 by knockouts and 12 by decision), and one draw.

This will be his first-ever professional fight in Uganda and the second on the African continent after the bout against Adam Katumwa that was held in Okapi Hotel, Kigali – Rwanda.

His opponent Rayton Okwiri from Kenya has fought 6 times with 5 wins (4 knock-outs and 1 by decision), with one draw.

There are fourteen different fights that will be played on Boxing Day (26th December 2022), Lugogo Cricket Oval during a boxing bonanza dubbed “Rumble in Kampala”.

Uganda Professional Boxing Commission (UPBC) has commissioned all the fights.

Catalogue of All Fights:

Main Fight:

  • Super Middle: Kassim “The Dream” Ouma (Uganda) Vs Rayton “Boom-Boom” Okwiri (Kenya) – 10 Rounds

Co-main Fight:

  • Heavy Weight: Yusuf Babu (Uganda) Vs Alphonce Muchumiatumbo (Tanzania) – 8 Round

Regional Title:

  • Super-welter weight: David “De Animal” Ssemujju (Uganda) Vs Salehe Mkalekwa (Tanzania) – 12 Rounds

National Titles:

  • Light-Welter: Isaac “Sparta” Ssebuufu Vs Mubarak “Sensor” Sseguya – 10 Rounds
  • Super-Middle: Kamada “Sure-Fire” Ntege Vs Medi “Cobra” Bukenya – 10 Rounds

Other Undercards:

  • Super Welter: Henry “Stopper” Kasujja Vs Robert “Ring Doctor” Kamya – 8 Rounds
  • Light Heavy: Hamza “Champion” Latigo Vs Taafu “Tough” Odoyi – 8 Rounds
  • Light Heavy: Saulo “Mr Bad Intentions” Male Vs Saidi Chako – 8 Rounds
  • Light welter: Swalik “Tyson” Kisitu Vs Richard Ndifuna – 8 Rounds
  • Light Heavy: Abdul “Breaker-Breaker” Njego Vs Jamada Wangobola – 8 Rounds
  • Cruiserweight: Umar Badru “Faza Lee” Nyombi Vs Yasin Kakungulu – 4 Rounds
  • Bantamweight: Rogers “Bantam” Kamulegeya Vs Isma “Afaba” Ssekitto – 8 Rounds
  • Super Feather: Conrad “King Kong” Sseruyange Vs Ali “Messiah” Mirembe – 6 Rounds
  • Light welter: Farahat “King Falat” Manirola Vs Jamilu “Mr Pantsman” Kayiwa – 8 Rounds

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