Usman Wazir becomes first Pakistan boxer to win World Youth title

BANGKOK: Pakistani star boxer and Asian Champion Usman Wazeer outclassed his Thai opponent Somphot Seesa to win the WBO World Welterweight Youth title on Wednesday in the Highland Boxing Show in Bangkok.

Wazeer emerged triumphant after knocking out Seesa in a tough encounter that saw the two boxers go hard at one other for six rounds.

Following his remarkable title victory, the 22-year-old boxer has become the first Pakistani boxer to win the WBO World Youth title.

“Alhumdulillah, we finally made history and I am now the First Ever WBO World Youth Champion out of Pakistan,” Wazeer wrote on Twitter following his title victory.

“I would like to thank everyone for your never-ending support and love. Pakistan Zindabad.”


It is pertinent to mention that Wazeer had already clinched ABF Asian title and World Boxing Council’s Middle East title.

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