By Ryan Burton

Former champion Kassim "The Dream" Ouma (27-8) has been in the gym training under the watchful eye of Yoel Judah in Las Vegas, NV. Ouma, who held the IBF light middleweight title, has been inactive since being stopped by Gennady Golovkin in 2011. He plans on returning to the ring in December.

"I miss the ring. I've been missing it for a long time," Ouma stated while explaining his reasoning for returning.  

Golovkin's toughest fight in recent memory was his fight against Ouma who cut him during their bout that took place in Panama. Since then he has skyrocketed to stardom in the United States.  Ouma praised the fighter known as GGG while also stating his case for a rematch.

"Triple G is doing really good. I give him all of the credit in the world. I was ahead on the cards when they stopped the fight. I want a rematch," Ouma told

When I asked what he would do differently if granted a rematch, he simply said, "I'll knock him out."

Ouma said that he doesn't know who his next opponent will be but that he won't take him lightly. 

"There is no such thing as a tune up. Whoever steps in the ring is coming to fight but I hope to be a champion again in 2014," said Ouma.

The Uganda native finished our conversation by admitting that he was mostly partying in his two and a half years away from the ring but wanted everyone to know that he is serious about his comeback. 

"To my fans I've just been slipping.  I've been drinking a lot and smoking a lot of pot but I'm clean now and working hard in the gym. I'm humble and ready to give it a go again. I pray to Allah to give me another chance. I pray five times a day and I am ready for this opportunity," said Ouma while flashing his six-pack abs. 

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