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Tugume to face off with American in MMA Intercontinental title fight



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Titus Tugume will lock horns with American Christopher Crosbay Aarons in the Mixed Martial arts (MMA) Intercontinental title fight.

The fight will be played in Cage ring on the 11th of February, 2022 at Auto Spa, Munyonyo.

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“I have fought for every medal and trophy, I am a fighter and am ready to rise the Ugandan flag.” I thank my sponsors for the support. I have been training for some good months at Auto Spa and I will not disappoint my fans.

“MMA is a game for fighters and have previously played it in America and Thailand, so I know the game and am very ready to overcome the American.”

Tugume also confirmed that he has been training with celebrated Kickboxer Moses Golola

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“I have been training with Golola ahead of this fight and I and he gave me some skills.” He is currently in my camp and I have no issues with him is my brother and we want to promote the Mixed martial arts sports in the country together.”

Tugume was expected to fight American Daniel Chitown Gillihan on 26th January but was replaced by Crosbay after testing positive for covid-19.

“We were to face off with another American fighter on 26th January but on a sad note our opponent tested positive for Covid and he couldn’t travel so we requested for another fighter.”

Stated Tugume’s manager Emmanuel Kiwalabye

Tugume shifted from Kickboxing to Mixed Martial arts. He has managed three MMA fights losing twice and one win.

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Tugume with his medals and belts

His opponent Crosby has eight MMA professional fights, winning five and lost three. He won his previous fight against fellow countryman Willie Sears on 11th, December last year in the Midwest fight league.

Businessman Emmanuel Lwasa, Auto Spa, Yuvraj International TVS and his manager on the military side Moses Muganga have all supported Tugume to stage the fight.

Tugume with all his managers and sponsors

For starters, Mixed martial arts (MMA), sometimes referred to as cage fighting, No Holds Barred (NHB), and ultimate fighting, is a full-contact combat sport based on striking, grappling and ground fighting, and incorporating techniques from various combat sports including boxing, kickboxing and martial arts from around the world.

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