Mohammad Wasim, the boxer who hails from Quetta, became the first Pakistani boxer to win the World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver flyweight title after defeating his much experienced opponent, Philippines’ Jether Olive with a unanimous decision at Hilton Hotel in South Korea, Seoul.
Waseem, who is popularly known as Waseem ‘Falcon’ Khan had a tight contest with his opponents, however, after two rounds, he gathered himself and dominated his opponents till the final bell rang.
The 28-year old Waseem trained is associated with a South Korean promoter Andy Kim and got the training for the fight in Las Vegas at Mayweather Boxing Club under Floyd Mayweather’s uncle, Jeff Mayweather.
Mohammad Waseem, who has recently turned pro after having some rifts with Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF), have fought three bouts that he won with a knockout. He also managed to knock down Olivia, but, he managed to stood up again.
Now, the Falcon is looking to fly high, eyeing the WBC World Champion after standing victorious in four more fights in this year.
As an amateur boxer, Mohammad Waseem has won a number of medals for Pakistan that include one bronze and a silver in Commonwealth Games and a bronze medal in Asian Games as well.