Ayub Kalule

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Ayub Kalule

Name: Ayub Kalule
Born: 1954-01-06
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 8″   /   173cm
Reach: 73″   /   185cm
Boxing Record: click

Amateur Career

  • Lightweight Champion at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, New Zealand.
    • Defeated William Lyimo (Tanzania) PTS
    • Defeated Ray Heaney (Ireland) PTS
    • Defeated Robert Colley (New Zealand) PTS
    • Defeated Kayin Amah (Nigeria) PTS
  • Light Welterweight Champion at the inaugural 1974 World Amateur Championships in Havana, Cuba.
    • Defeated Amador Rosario (Puerto Rico) PTS
    • Defeated Kalevi Marjamaa (Finland) PTS
    • Defeated Mark Harris (Guyana) PTS
    • Defeated Ulrich Beyer (East Germany) PTS
    • Defeated Vladimir Kolev (Bulgaria) 5-0

Professional Career

Preceded by:
Masashi Kudo
WBA Light Middleweight Champion
1979 Oct 24 – 1981 Jun 25
Succeeded by:
Sugar Ray Leonard