BY JUMA ALI
29.12.2020 will always be remembered by boxing fans in Uganda where their legend Zebra ‘Mando’ Ssenyange was gunned to death by security people near his home at Bwaise, that’s why the Zebra Mando memorial night fight was organised on that day (29.12.2023) to keep on fan’s memory on their legend.
In turn, his son Isaac Ssenyange will not forget 29.12.2023 when he knocked down Tanzanian opponent Alibaba Tarimo in third round in his professional debut. Isaac, who was favourites to win this fight, did what was expecting from him from the word go and fans who attended were very happy about his fight.
“Am very happy for recording knock out at my professional debut so am going back to gym to prepare for any opponent” ,Isaac states after the fight.
This was Isaac, professional fight after quitting amateur boxing where he was involved in the boxing champions league.
Others bouts on the day saw,
Bob Turyetemba stopping Johnson Charles, Kaye Isma stopping Amos Kelly after technical injury, Ezra Ssali defeated Rogers Kamulegeya, Moses was drew with Amos Kelly, Baker Sewanyana defeated Geofrey Sebyala, Rogers Ssenyondo defeated Alex Mwesigwa while Rogers Semitala vs Ben Nsamba bout did not happen after Semitala got injured.