Fred George, the Tanzanian pugilist scheduled to fight Badru Lusambya in the much anticipated Colonel Jet Mwebaze Tournament arrives in Kampala on Tuesday January 23rd.
Geoffrey Mwesigwa of Big Strikers Promotions, the company organizing the fight, says George and his manager both confirmed that they will arrive three days before the fight to be held at Fairway Hotel. The ten round non-title bout will be an opportunity for Lusambya tune up as he prepares for a World Boxing Commission fight that is slated for March 31 this year.
Lusambya is the current African Boxing Union Junior Middleweight champion.
Other fights listed for the January 26th tournament are Basajja Mivule versus Faruk Daku in the middleweight category and Benja Waibare who faces Hamza Mubiru in the junior welterweight campaign.
A ladies fight is also scheduled in which Nantongo Mulindwa will meet Haawa Daku.