BOXING : Shafiq Kiwanuka to face Congolese Tyson in June

DAVID GOMBE

Big Strikers International pugilist Shafiq Kiwanuka will be back in action for his second professional fight on June 7th, 2019.

Kiwanuka who knocked down Kenyan David Kamara in his debut fight last month will lock horns with Congolese Mbikaye Tyson in a non heavyweight fight at MTN Arena, Lugogo.

The fighter promised his fans and the entire Boxing fraternity to always put up explosive performances in his journey to world championship.

“I am the Killing machine and I am always ready to knock down everyone who comes into my sight. I thank my fans, Big Strikers International and International University of East Africa who gave me overwhelming support during my debut fight and I can only payback by putting up explosive performances.”

In the bid to further his journey to world championship, International University of East Africa has joined Big Strikers International in giving the Kiwanuka popularly known by the moniker “The Killing machine” support.

Hassan Ali, the director of the University says that they will give the fighter the needed support during his fights

“We are delighted to join Big Strikers International and we promise to give Shafiq the needed support throughout this year as he aims to achieve his dream.”

Kiwanuka is a youth and we believe through Boxing he will be able to meet his targets.” Stated Hassan who is a Motor Rally driver.

Kiwanuka’s opponent has 6 fights to his belt, winning 4, lost once and a technical draw.

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