Ayub Kalule

From BoxRec
Revision as of 20:25, 7 June 2013 by Boxsoup (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
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


  • Won the inaugural World Amateur Championship at light welterweight in 1974.
  • Fought out of Denmark during his professional career with Team Palle.
  • Held the Commonwealth Middleweight Championship from 1978 to 1979.
  • Won the WBA Junior Middleweight Championship with a fifteen-round unanimous decision against Masashi Kudo in 1979.
  • Lost the WBA Junior Middleweight Championship to Sugar Ray Leonard by a ninth-round TKO in 1981.
  • Held the European Middleweight Championship from 1985 to 1986.


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