Kickboxer Moses Golola revels in win over Fungu

Moses Golola (L) in class
  • Golola vs Fungu Scores: 49-46, 47-48, 50-45

Uganda’s prized kickboxer Moses Golola “of Uganda” continued his rich superiority in the sport over domestic opponents.

Golola beat Hamza Keya aka “General Fungu” 2-1 in a split decision 49-46, 47-48 and 50-45 on Boxing Day.

The K1-style fight was held at the Akamwesi Gardens, Kyebando along Gayaza Road on 26th December 2022.

The two fighters completed the five rounds that witnessed aggression, exchange of powerful punches, kicks, knees and clinching.

Golola, in the red corner, managed to bring down his opponent more than thrice on a slippery canvas much to the applause of the ecstatic crowd.

“I promised my fans a great fight and it was,” Golola said in the aftermath.

“Fungu was also determined and he is a great fighter. I hit him hard on the legs to weaken him. The surface was also too slippery and I had to change my tactics and strategy.

“I thank all my sponsors and partners, coaches, fans, media and the management.”

On the same night and venue, Uganda Boxing Federation completed the inaugural season of the Boxing Champions League.

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