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Kassim Ouma Record

Total Fights42
Title Wins1
Title Defenses1
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins18
KO Losses2
Kassim Ouma Record & Stats
Kampala, Uganda
“The Dream”
Dec 12, 1978
Jul 10, 1998
Title Fights
18 (43.9%)
173 cm
180 cm
Ape Index
7 cm
Last Fight
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Kassim Ouma's Record
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      What is Kassim Ouma's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 19 years and four months, Kassim Ouma fought 42 times with 29 wins, 11 losses, and 1 draw.

      Ouma retired from professional boxing with a record of 29-11-1, which included one super-welterweight world-title win and one successful title defense fight. He had a 43.9% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 18 of his total 42 fights being knockout wins. Ouma suffered two knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Gennady Golovkin in a middleweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 8-round unanimous decision defeat to Ilias Essaoudi on December 3, 2017.

      Some of Ouma's best fights and notable victories include wins over Verno Phillips, Kofi Jantuah, Marco Antonio Rubio, Joey Gilbert, Sechew Powell, Carlos Bojorquez, and Juan Carlos Candelo.

      42Dec 3, 201738Ilias EssaoudiLossUD
      41Aug 20, 201637Kamil SzeremetaLossUD
      40Apr 22, 201637Adam KatumwaWinTKO6
      39Nov 29, 201536Igor SelivanovLossUD
      38Dec 11, 201334Rahman Mustafa YusubovWinUD
      37Jun 17, 201132Gennady GolovkinLoss *TKO10
      36Sep 25, 201031Joey GilbertWinTKO6
      35Jan 16, 201031Vanes MartirosyanLossUD
      34Apr 24, 200930Gabriel RosadoLossSD
      33Oct 4, 200829Martinus ClayWinTKO6
      32Mar 28, 200829Cornelius BundrageLossUD
      31Nov 2, 200728Saúl RománLossSD
      30Dec 9, 200627Jermain TaylorLoss *UD
      29Aug 5, 200627Sechew PowellWinUD
      28May 6, 200627Marco Antonio RubioWinSD
      27Jan 27, 200627Francisco Antonio MoraWinTKO8
      26Oct 13, 200526Alfredo CuevasWinRTD4
      25Jul 14, 200526Roman KarmazinLoss *UD
      24Jan 29, 200526Kofi JantuahWin *UD
      23Oct 2, 200425Verno PhillipsWin *UD
      22Jan 3, 200425Juan Carlos CandeloWinTKO10
      21Aug 22, 200324Carlos BojorquezWinTKO8
      20May 30, 200324Ángel HernándezWinSD
      19Oct 4, 200223Darrell WoodsNCTKO11
      18May 10, 200223Jason PapillionWinRTD8
      17Feb 15, 200223Michael LermaWinUD
      16Dec 13, 200123Pedro OrtegaWinRTD4
      15Jun 29, 200122Verno PhillipsWinUD
      14Jun 29, 200122Tony MarshallWinUD
      13Apr 26, 200122James CokerDrawTD
      12Oct 13, 200021Quvonchbek ToygonbayevWinUD
      11May 4, 200021Alex BunemaWinRTD4
      10Nov 20, 199920Agustin SilvaLossTKO1
      9Jun 18, 199920Angel VillegasWinTKO8
      8Jan 30, 199920Emiliano ValdezWinPTS
      7Jan 15, 199920Victor RamosWinTKO5
      6Nov 20, 199819Jerry SmithWinTKO3
      5Nov 7, 199819Rodney WestonWinKO1
      4Oct 16, 199819Renan ReyesWinKO1
      3Sep 12, 199819Joseph RagusaWinKO1
      2Jul 27, 199819Alton MadisonWinTKO3
      1Jul 10, 199819Napoleon MiddlebrooksWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Kassim Ouma (The Dream) is a 45-year old retired Ugandan professional boxer. He was born in Kampala, Uganda on December 12, 1978. He is a former super-welterweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 19 years — from 1998 to 2017.

      Ouma made his professional boxing debut against Napoleon Middlebrooks at the age of 19 on July 10, 1998, defeating Middlebrooks via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 8 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 7 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on October 2, 2004 after 22 professional fights, against Verno Phillips for the super-welterweight IBF title. He defeated Phillips via 12 round unanimous decision to become the super-welterweight champion of the world.

      Ouma has won one world title at super-welterweight. For all the details about Ouma's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Ouma had a total of 11 losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Ilias Essaoudi on December 3, 2017. Ouma lost the fight via 8 round unanimous decision. It's been 6 years, 2 months, and 21 days since this fight.


      Ouma had a total of five world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and one successful title defense. He won two of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Kassim Ouma fought for a super-welterweight world title in three fights and won once. He won one super-welterweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Oct 2, 2004Verno PhillipsSuper-welterweightIBFUD

      Title Defenses

      Kassim Ouma had two super-welterweight world-title defense fights. He won once and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Jan 29, 2005Kofi JantuahSuper-welterweightIBFUD

      Title Losses

      Kassim Ouma lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jul 14, 2005Roman KarmazinSuper-welterweightIBFUD


      Ouma fought a total of 42 times during his professional career, which includes 5 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • October 2, 2004: Ouma wins his first world title by defeating Verno Phillips via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the IBF super-welterweight world champion.

      • May 6, 2006: Kassim Ouma beats Marco Antonio Rubio via 12th round split decision.


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