John Mugabi

1960 - Today

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John Mugabi (born March 4, 1960) is a Ugandan former professional boxer who competed from 1980 to 1999. He held the WBC super-welterweight title from 1989 to 1990, and challenged twice for world titles at middleweight, including the undisputed championship. Mugabi was part of an exceptionally talented group of light-middleweights and middleweights during a "golden era" of the 1980s which included Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, Wilfred Benítez, and Roberto Durán. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Mugabi has received more than 396,475 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Mugabi is the 247th most popular boxer (down from 189th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Uganda (down from 21st in 2019) and the most popular Ugandan Boxer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 400k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of John Mugabis by language

Over the past year John Mugabi has had the most page views in the with 48,044 views, followed by Italian (6,884), and Japanese (3,711). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (20.74%), Estonian (16.47%), and Polish (15.18%)


Among boxers, John Mugabi ranks 247 out of 496Before him are John Ruiz, Andy Ruiz Jr., David Haye, Jorge Hernández, Kim Kwang-sun, and Guillermo Rigondeaux. After him are Jackie Fields, Tim Witherspoon, Arnold Vanderlyde, Artur Grigorian, Roberto Cammarelle, and Charles Adkins.

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Among people born in 1960, John Mugabi ranks 600Before him are Rick Savage, Phil Hogan, Edmar, Ole Gunnar Fidjestøl, Hubert Neuper, and Vlado Janevski. After him are J. P. Nadda, António Leitão, Bill Johnson, Lesley Sharp, Gilberto Kassab, and Wang Yifu.

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In Uganda

Among people born in Uganda, John Mugabi ranks 23 out of 55Before him are Scott Hicks (1953), Paulo Muwanga (1924), Florence Kasumba (1976), Phill Lewis (1968), Shekhar Mehta (1945), and Joshua Cheptegei (1996). After him are Pione Sisto (1995), Leo Rwabwogo (1949), Robinah Nabbanja (1969), David Kato (1964), Amama Mbabazi (1949), and Irshad Manji (1968).

Among BOXERS In Uganda

Among boxers born in Uganda, John Mugabi ranks 1After him are Leo Rwabwogo (1949).