On Saturday, in the International Boxing Championship held at Lalak Jan stadium in Gilgit, Pakistan’s boxing champion Usman Wazeer won the World Boxing Association Asia welterweight title. Wazeer, who is from Rawalpindi, defeated his challenger Ibrahim Ahmed of Sudan by knockout in the third round.
This is a huge win for Wazeer, who is now the first Pakistani boxer to win a WBA Asia title. The welterweight title is one of the most prestigious titles in boxing, and Wazeer’s victory is a huge achievement for both him and for Pakistani boxing.
Wazeer’s win comes at a time when Pakistani boxing is going through a bit of a renaissance. In recent years, there have been a number of young Pakistani boxers who have begun to make a
The decision to hold the first-ever WBA tournament in Gilgit-Baltistan was taken in a bid to promote the international sports in the region, with the 22-year-old Usman Wazeer playing the lead role in bringing the tournament to the country.
The WBA title was won by the ‘Asian Boy’ when he defeated Thailand’s Phatiphan Krungklang in the second round of the fight. After the victory, the boxing star extended his unbeaten record to 8-0 with five knockouts.
Many people congratulate him on his success
In addition, Pakistan’s Muhammad Asif Hazara won the ‘Super Flyweight’ title by beating Indonesian boxer Razi Akbar in the 10th round.
There were a total of ten scheduled fights, three of which were title fights, while the other seven were part of the international boxing rankings.
Athletes from Pakistan, Thailand, Afghanistan, UAE, Cameroon, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea, Nigeria and the Philippines took part in the international event, with around ten thousand spectators watching the games at the venue. The championship was also broadcast live on local sports channel to an audience of more than three million people.