Muhammad Waseem is a name unknown to many but known as a rising star in Boxing and represents Pakistan as a professional boxer. He has known as Falcon for his fight style as a quick and swift style in Boxing. Waseem plays in the flyweight category. This article has all the details about him, including Muhammad Waseem Biography.
|In Urdu:||محمد وسیم|
|Awards :||Pride of Performance|
|Rated at :||Flyweight|
|Asian Games:||2014 Incheon ( Flyweight )|
|Commonwealth Games:||2014 Glasgow ( Flyweight ) 2010 Delhi ( Light Flyweight )|
|King’s Cup Bangkok:||2009 Bangkok ( Flyweight )|
|World Combat Games:||2010 Beijing ( Flyweight )|
|Ahmet Comert Boxing Tournament:||2010 Istanbul ( Flyweight )|
|South Asian Games:||2010 Dhaka ( Flyweight )|
|President Cup Jakarta:||2011 Jakarta ( Flyweight )|
|Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament:||2011 Islamabad ( Flyweight )|
|Professional record summary :||7 fights|
|By knockout :||5 Fights Win|
|By decision :||2 Fights Win|
|Date of birth:||29th August 1987|
|Siblings :||Six brothers|
Muhammad Waseem Biography
Waseem has appeared in eleven fights in his boxing career, and won ten fights, seven through knockout and three by technical decision. He lost only one fight. He has an impressive amateur boxing career in which he got ten titles in amateur Boxing and challenged for the International Boxing Federation in the flyweight.
In 2012, he failed to participate in the professional Association International De Boxe Amateur due to management.
Waseem Date of Birth
He was born on 29th August 1987.
Muhammad Waseem Family
He opened his eyes to a middle-class family in the City of Quetta in Baluchistan, and his father served as a civil servant.
Amateur Boxing Career
Waseem has represented Pakistan at many international tournaments, the last time he represented Pakistan was at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland where he qualified for the final for the flying weight category. He was the only player of Pakistan’s Boxing Team to Qualify for the Finals.
After being defeated in the final by Australian Boxer Moloney in a close fight, he won the Silver medal. He has Won 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze medals for Pakistan in International Boxing Tournaments. Moreover, he has won many National Competitions and has been undefeated for more than 7 Years creating history in Pakistan Boxing.
Waseem has been nominated for WSB (World Series Boxing) to represent Pakistan from 2010 to 2015 but was denied by PBF (Pakistan Boxing Federation). His amateur record was 89-16.
- He won the bronze medal in the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
- He successfully got bronze medal victory over Mohammad Saleh in King Cup in Bangkok, Thailand, 2009.
- Waseem became the winner of the gold medal won against Dagoberto Aguero in 2010 world combats games.
- He won the silver medal in 2010 South Asian Games in the 51 kg flyweight of 11th Asian games session.
- Waseem awarded the gold medal in the 2011 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament.
- In the 2014 Commonwealth Games, he qualified for the Pakistani boxing team’s flyweight category and won the silver medal. Following year he ended with a bronze medal in Asian games.
Professional boxing career
In June 2015, he began his professional boxing journey by contracting with a Korean Promoter Kim Andy. He successfully got a bantamweight title against Min Wook Lee in his first fight on 4 October 2015. He knocked his opponent in the ninth round.
Waseem became famous known to the world when he defeated Jether Olivia on 17 July 2016 and became the First Pakistani who got Wining title in the WBC Silver flyweight. The three judges concluded the fight with 119-112, 120-108, 120-108 score in his favor.
After a year, he first attempted to defend his WBC silver title against Gimel Magramo (17-0, 13 KOs) and successfully defend it with a majority draw in twelve rounds.
World title fight
The Ring Magazine reported that the former champion of Moruti Mthalane (35-2, 24 KOs) from 2009 to 2014 would fight against Waseem for the IBF title in the flyweight. However, the fight happened in Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, and the fight went on twelve rounds.
At the start of the fight, Mthalane overtook him with punches and jabs. Waseem took control six-round the fight scenario and changed til eleven rounds in favor of Waseem when he floored him with powerful left and right hook combinations.
Mthalane took advantage of the early score, and the fight ended in twelve rounds in favor of Mthalane with 114-113, 114-113, and 116-110 given score by three judges.
- Bantamweight title in 2015.
- WBC Silver flyweight title in 2016.
- WBC Silver flyweight title in 2016.
- IBF flyweight title in 2018.
- Pride performance award from the ex-president of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain.
Social Media Handles
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