by Round10boxing, this will be the first time a
UBO All-Africa title fight takes place outside
Africa, and while no opponent has been confirmed
yet, it will obviously be someone from Africa.
And it will be another chapter in what is an
31-year-old Fogoum (6-1, 5 KOs) survived a rough
childhood and youth in Cameroon, living on his
own from a young age and often sleeping, and
fighting, in the streets. He found boxing at 21,
and only had seven amateur bouts, winning them
all, before turning pro.
he graduated from law-school, and decided to
move to Dubai in search for better
opportunities. He found work in a Gym, continued
to develop his boxing skills at the same time,
and made his professional debut in 2014.
only two paid fights, his life took a turn when
he, and his outstanding physique, was discovered
by the fitness world, and convinced to become a
fitness-model. That put his boxing career on
hold, while Fogoum won many fitness
accomplishments in his new sport enabled Fogoum
to attract sponsors for his boxing career, and
in 2018 he made a comeback to the ring. Last
March he reached a high point, so far, when he
stopped Ghanaian Stephen Abbey in Accra to win
the UBO title.
return and recent success of Fogoum was greatly
helped by Jose Mohan of Round10boxing, whom he
credits for jump-starting his career, and the
fighter plans to continue working alongside Mr.
Mohan in his quest to reach even higher highs in
boxing and in life.
goes according to plans, November 6 will be the