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Full name  Muhammad Waseem Alizai
Name  Muhammad Waseem
Nickname(s)  Falcon
Role  Boxer
Nationality  Pakistani
Rated at  Flyweight
Sport  Boxing

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Born  29 August 1987 (age 28) (1987-08-29) Quetta, Pakistan

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Muhammad Waseem (born 29 August 1987) is a Pakistani professional boxer from Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan, who competes at the flyweight division of the WBC, and is Pakistan's first professional boxer to have ever held a WBC title. He is the Current WBC Silver Flyweight Champion.

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Known for his quick and swift style of boxing, Muhammad Waseen has been nicknamed 'Falcon Khan'.

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Early life

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Muhammad Waseem was born on 29 August 1987, in the city of Quetta in the province of Balochistan, Pakistan as one of six brothers to a Pakistani father who was a Govt. servant, and a Pakistani mother.

Personal life

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In 2012, Muhammad Waseem was chosen to be AIBA professional (APB), however his participation failed to be confirmed, to which he stated;

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"...I don't know what went wrong. The federation was dealing with the matter and then nothing evolved out of it, which is really disappointing. I wanted to take on the best boxers of the world but my dream was shattered..."

Amateur career

2010 Commonwealth Games

He has represented Pakistan at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India and won boxing-bronze.

2009 Kings Cup

Muhammad Waseem Baloch was given the bronze medal in Kings Cup, Bangkok, Thailand 2009. In the quarterfinal he defeated Singapore's Saleh Mohammad in a one sided match by 26–6.

2010 Asian Games

At the 2010 Asian Games defeated Iran's Masoud Rigi in the round of 32.

2010 World Combat Games

He was the winner of the gold medal in World Combat Games 2010 China where he defeated Dagoberto Aguero of the Dominican Republic in the final.

2010 AHMET CÖMERT Boxing Tournament

In the 24th International AHMET CÖMERT Boxing Tournament Waseem won the bronze medal in Istanbul, Turkey, 2010. In the quarterfinal, Baloch overcame his Turkish opponent, Cagdas Yikilmaz, by 14–1, but in the semifinal Waseem was defeated by Ukrainian boxer Olexandr Grishchuk 8–2 and ended up with the bronze medal.

2010 South Asian Games

Muhammad Waseem Baloch was awarded the silver medal in 11th South Asian Games, Dhaka Bangladesh, 2010. In the final, Muhammad Waseem Baloch was defeated by his Indian opponent, Suranjoy Singh, in the 51 kg flyweight. Earlier in semi-final, Muhammad Waseem won the bout against Bhutan's opponent, Kinley, by 12–5.

2011 President Cup

Muhammad Waseem Baloch was awarded the bronze medal in 21st President Cup – Jakarta, Indonesia 2011. He defeated Iran's Reza Korzbori by 22:6 in per-quarter final. In the quarterfinal he defeated Mohamed Hanureeh Hamid of Singapore by 16:6. In the semi-final, he was defeated by Katsuaki Susa of Japan by 25:19.

2011 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament

Muhammad Waseem Baloch was awarded the Gold Medal in 2nd Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament, Islamabad, 2011 and was also declared the best boxer of the Competition. In Final Waseem Crushed his Kenyan rival Benson Gicharu by 26–9.

2014 Commonwealth Games Muhammad Waseem represented Pakistan in 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Waseem became the only player of Pakistan's Boxing team who qualified for the final for Flyweight category. He became the Silver Medalist after a close fight with Moloney from Australia.

2014 Asian Games

Waseem won the bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games.

Amateur boxing highlights

Muhammad Waseem has won many National Competitions and has been undefeated for more than 7 years creating history in Pakistan Boxing. Muhammad Waseem has been nominated for WSB (World Series Boxing) to represent Pakistan from 2010 to 2015, but was denied by PBF each time.

Professional boxing

Muhammad Waseem turned professional in June 2015 and signed the contract with Korean Promoter Andy Kim at AK Promotion. In his first professional fight, he won the vacant South Korea bantamweight title against Min Wook Lee (2-0) of South Korea by knocking him down in 9th round on 4 October 2015.

In his second professional fight he fought Indonesian boxer Suparyanto Doglo (7-2-1, 4 KOs). Waseem Knocked him down with a strong body shot and won the fight in the third round of the scheduled 10 round fight. On 19 March 2016, Waseem fought the experienced John Bajawa at the Myoung Boxing World in Seoul, South Korea. Waseem Knocked down Bajawa in 6th round with a strong body shot and won the fight.

On 17 July 2016, Waseem made history against Jether Oliva (25-5-2, 11 KOs). Waseem prepared in TMT (The Money Team) in Las Vegas for this fight. Prior to his training in Las Vegas, he trained in Japan with his Japanese trainer. Waseem trained in TMT (The Money Team) gym headed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. for two months, under Jeff Mayweather (Floyd's uncle). Waseem defeated Oliva via unanimous decision when all three judges scored the fight in his favour 119-112, 120-108, 120-108 and became the first Pakistani to win the WBC Silver flyweight title. Waseem made his first defence of his WBC Silver title on 27 November 2016 at the Gwanakgu Hall in Seoul. His opponent was undefeated 22 year old Giemel Magramo (17-0, 13 KOs). The fight went the 12 round distance. Judge Jun Bae Lim scored the bout wide 117-110 for Waseem and judges Jerrold Tomeldan and Noppharat Sricharoen scored the fight close 114-113 for Waseem, giving him a unanimous decision win. Magramo was deducted a point in round 6 for an accidental headbutt that caused a cut on Waseem. Had he not been deducted a point, the fight would have ended in a majority draw.

After becoming the number 1 mandatory for the WBC flyweight title, Waseem traveled to Panama in June 2017 with trainer Jeff Mayweather, to fight native Eliecer Valdez in a 6 round non-title fight. The fight took place on 5 July. The card also included former world champion Luis Concepcion. Waseem knocked out Valdez in round 2, registering his fourth knockout win of his professional career. Waseem fought for the second time in the space of a month on July 29 at the Gimnasio Municipal in Puerto Armuelles, Panama and knocked out Ivan Trejos (7-7-2, 1 KO) in the third round of a scheduled 8 round fight.

References

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