Muhammad Waseem

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Muhammad Waseem boxer
Muhammad Waseem (2016)

Muhammad Waseem (2016)

Birth Name Muhammad Waseem
Fight name Falcon
Weight class Flyweight
nationality PakistanPakistan Pakistan
birthday August 29, 1987
place of birth Quetta
style Left delivery
size 1.68 m
Combat Statistics
Struggles 11
Victories 10
Knockout victories 7th
Defeats 1
Muhammad Waseem medal table

Boxing Boxing

PakistanPakistan Pakistan
World Combat Games
gold 2010 Flyweight
Asian Games
bronze 2014 Flyweight
Commonwealth Games
silver 2014 Flyweight
bronze 2010 Light flyweight
South Asian Games
silver 2010 Flyweight

Muhammad Waseem (* 29. August 1987 in Quetta ) is a Pakistani professional boxer in the flyweight , in South Korea lives and trains. He is ranked number 9 in the world by Ring Magazine .

Amateur career

2010 Muhammad Waseem won the gold medal at the World Combat Games in Beijing , the silver medal at the South Asian Games in Dhaka and a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi . He was also a silver medalist at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and a bronze medalist at the Asian Games in Incheon .

In addition, he was the round of 16 of the Asian Championships in 2009 and the Asian Games in 2010, and quarter-finalist of the Asian Championships in 2011. He started at World Championships in 2009, 2011 and 2013, but was eliminated in the preliminary rounds.

Professional career

Muhammad Waseem is under contract with AK Promotions from South Korean promoter Andy Kim. He won his professional debut on October 4, 2015 against Min Wook Lee and became the South Korean bantamweight champion. On July 17, 2016, he won the WBC Silver Flyweight Title by unanimously winning points against Filipino Jether Oliva, who was the 2011 IBF World Championships challenger to Ulises Solis . In November 2016 he defended the title unanimously on points against the undefeated Filipino Giemel Magramo. In 2017 he received the “Pride of Performance” award from Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain for his sporting services to his home country.

As of February 2018, Waseem was ranked 3rd in the IBF world flyweight challenger ranking behind Moruti Mthalane and Andrew Selby . On July 15, 2018, Waseem boxed against Mthalane for the IBF world title, which had been resigned in April 2018 by title holder Donnie Nietes . He lost against the South African in Kuala Lumpur on points.

On November 22, 2019, he defeated the former WBC world champion Ganigan López .

Individual evidence

  1. BoxRec profile
  2. Ring Magazine Ranking from June 2018
  3. Results of the World Combat Games 2010
  4. Results of the South Asian Games 2010
  5. Results of the Commonwealth Games 2010
  6. Results of the Commonwealth Games 2014
  7. Results of the Asian Games 2014
  8. Results of the Asian Championships 2009
  9. Results of the 2010 Asian Games
  10. Results of the Asian Championships 2011
  11. Results of the 2009 World Cup
  12. Results of the 2011 World Cup
  13. Results of the 2013 World Cup
  14. Muhammad Waseem receives Pride of Performance award
  15. Moruti Mthalane to face Muhammad Waseem for vacant IBF flyweight title
  16. Moruti Mthalane v Muhammad Waseem