A Ugandan resident in Germany won the world title in taekwondo and kickboxing. On 7th November 2009 Abubaker Kaabunga altdedicated his fight to his late brother Umar (R.I.P) Kasibante. Kabunga is a son of Hajji Sulaiman Kaabunga and Borah Kaabunga who live in Uganda.
Kaabunga is trained by his big brother Ayig Kaabunga who is also a Black Belt in Taekwondo. Kaabunga the fighter went to Germany in 2001 but he was already a Ugandan champion in kick boxing and taekwondo in 1996.
He first won the world championship in 2004 and 2008. His recent fight this year is the latest defence of his title. Kaabunga’s fights have attracted people like Van Darmme and the legendary Chak Norris. Kaabunga describes his greatest moment as that when he knocked out a Russian called Vitali who had won 120 fights in his career. His next fight is likely to be in Uganda or the UK. Kaabunga urges Ugandans to more embrace sports.