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Semata beats Thailand's Canison

By Michael Nsubuga

Added 5th November 2018 10:23 AM

Semata beat his more experienced opponent on points, 58-50 in the three round fight, to win his second fight in three weeks.

Semata beats Thailand's Canison

Semata beat his more experienced opponent on points, 58-50 in the three round fight, to win his second fight in three weeks.

Ugandan kickboxer Umar 'The Pain' Semata beat Thailand's Santon Canison in the Kunlun Combat League in China to edge closer to his dream of competing in the US.
 
Semata beat his more experienced opponent on points, 58-50 in the three-round fight, to win his second fight in three weeks.
 
Two weeks ago, he beat Moses Golola in the Night of Champions at Freedom City before he left for China to fight Canison for a chance to qualify for big money fights in the US.
 
"He is one of the strongest opponents I have ever met, but I played for points," Semata said on phone on from China.
 
"I threw lots of punches and kicks and kept attacking throughout. It was the only way out," the Muay Thai fighter who extended his wins to 46 in 79 fights.
 
Semata now qualifies for the $100,000 (Shs380m) K-1 Championship Title fight due April 2019 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, USA.
 
"Semata has again flown the Ugandan flag high. Las Vegas here we come; Ugandans once and for all should know Semata and Pemba Sports Africa, are in our own league of changing the lives of the athletes of Uganda and Africa. The sky is the limit for those athletes who believe in themselves and who believe in Pemba Sports Africa," Semata's promoter Jackson Pemba stated.
 
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