By Ahura Mujuni Mark
Ronald Mugula, Uganda’s super kick boxer was defeated by Egypt’s Abdallah Hessien on Wednesday, losing the global kick-boxing championship belt.
Mugula lost by four points as the referee scorecards indicated 48-46,48-45 and 45-49 points, totaling to 144 and 140 points for Hessen and Mugula respectively.
He however claimed victory before his fans after the fight that ended at 3am on Thursday.
“I gave him a count in the first round and as in the international standards I was meant to win but if the referees have decided so I have to go with the decision,” he said
Abdallah Hessen described the referee’s judgment as fair though the game was tough.
Rozman Istvan who supervised the fight said Mugula lacked focus in his attacks.
Mugula recently defeated Romanian Elek Janos at Kyadondo Rugby Ground and Andras Nagy (RIP).He was highly expected emerge winner of the fight at Freedom City.