Kennedy Katende

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Name: Kennedy Katende
Hometown: New York, New York, USA
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 179cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Kennedy Katende has a dual citizenship Ugandan and Swedish. He was born in Uganda and emigrated to Sweden aged 12.

Amateur Career

  • Olympics for Sweden
    • 2008 Moscow
      • 81 kgs Lost to Arthur Beterbiyev, RUS in the opening round 3- 15.
    • Qualified for Olympics in Athens
      • Dariusz Sek, Poland + 14 - 10
      • Darko Kucuk, BSH + w/o
      • Bahram Muzaffer, Tur + 10 - 7
      • Anastasios Berdensis, Gre + 13 - 7
      • Kenneth Egan, Eire - 10 - 15 (Final)
    • 2016 Rio de Janeiro for Uganda
      • 81 kgs Lost to Joshua Buatsi, GBR in the opening round tko 3r
    • Qualified for Olympics in Yaounde, Cameroon
      • Aboubacar Youda IVC + 3 - 0
      • Umar Sadiq, Nga + 3 - 0
      • Adelhadid Benchabla, Alg - 0 - 3
      • Third place bout Luvuyu Sizani, RSA + 3 - 0
  • World championships for Sweden
    • 2011 Baku
      • Lost to Imre Szello, Hun 10 - 21 in the opening round
  • World Boxing Series
    • Katende has competed 2011/12 for the Mexico City Guerreros and 2012/13 for the London Knockouts.


At the domestic level wass Swedish senior champion at 81 kgs 2016. Junior champion 2003.