Sunny Edwards beats Muhammad Waseem, defends IBF Flyweight Title

DUBAI: The reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) World Flyweight Champion Sunny Edwards has outclassed Pakistan’s Muhammad Waseem in his second title defence match, here on Saturday.

The British boxer, Sunny kept on his unbeaten run as the 26-years-old outclassed Waseem throughout the match.

In a twelve-round clash between the two boxers, Sunny was unanimously adjudged as the winner as he beat Waseem by the scores of 115-111, 115-111 and 116-110.

Following his defeat against Sunny, Pakistani star boxer Waseem, in a video statement, complained about the unfair refereeing of the match. The 34-years-old, however, congratulated Edwards for his successful title defence and vowed to make a strong comeback in his next fight.

“It was a tough fight for the world title and I tried my best to win but unfortunately the referee was not fair,” he claimed.

“I, however, would like to congratulate Edwards for this victory and I will make a strong comeback in my next fight,” he concluded.

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