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Jackson Asiku

Jackson Asiku

Ugandan/Australian boxer
Jackson Asiku
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Intro Ugandan/Australian boxer
Is Athlete Boxer
From Uganda
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 21 October 1978, Uganda, Uganda
Age: 41 years
Star sign LibraLibra
The details


Jackson "Action" Asiku (born 21 October 1978), is a Ugandan-Australian amateur flyweight and professional feather/super featherweight boxer of the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s who as an amateur represented Uganda and won a bronze medal at flyweight in the Boxing at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, losing to eventual gold medal winner Richard Sunee of Mauritius, represented Uganda and won a bronze medal at flyweight in the Boxing at the 1999 All-Africa Games in Johannesburg, South Africa, losing to eventual silver medal winner Nacer Keddam of Algeria, and represented Uganda at flyweight in the Boxing at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, losing to Arlan Lerio of the Philippines, and as a professional won the Australian featherweight title, World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific featherweight title, African Boxing Union (ABU) featherweight title, International Boxing Federation (IBF) Australasian featherweight title, International Boxing Organization (IBO) featherweight title, and Commonwealth featherweight title, and was a challenger for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Pan Pacific featherweight title against Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym, his professional fighting weight varied from 123 2 lb (56.0 kg; 8 st 11.5 lb), i.e. featherweight to 129 4 lb (58.9 kg; 9 st 3.8 lb), i.e. super featherweight.

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