Web Desk: Pakistani boxer Muhammad Waseem will face South Africa’s Moruti Mthalane in the International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight world title bout on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Waseem will be featured on the undercard in Kuala Lumpur, with Manny Pacquiao featuring in the main card bout.
Waseem who is Pakistan’s only World Boxing Council (WBC) title winner has been undefeated in eight international tournaments. On the other hand, his opponent Mthalane has won 35 of his 37 career fights.
Waseem who is training nowadays in Las Vegas currently training under Vegas-based trainer Jeff Mayweather, the uncle of world-famous Floyd Mayweather said, that he is honoured he will be waving the Pakistani flag once again.
The boxer added, that this is an important fight for him and he hopes that the nation prays for his win. On October 01, Pakistan’s emerging boxer Muhammad Waseem successfully defended his World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver flyweight championship title in an eighth consecutive win.
The 30-year-old boxer displayed his prowess in the boxing ring against Panamanian boxer Carlos Melo.
Waseem knocked out his opponent in the first round of the eight-round game and won the match.
Waseem maintained his winning streak and his number one ranking in the flyweight category.