When it comes to sports no matter national or international, Pakistanis are seen achieving great victories. And even if they are not able to bag any victory even then they leave a mark in that sport for the world to remember. It’s an achievement within itself to have Pakistanis representing the country in different sports. This shows that Pakistan is not all about cricket but there are other sports too. Just like the upcoming IBF World Flyweight Championship where we will see a showdown between Muhammad Waseem Vs Sunny Edwards.
What is Flyweight Championship?
Boxing is a sport in which boxers wear protective material and throw punches at each other in a boxing ring for a specified time. There are many classes in boxing in which professional boxers compete to win the title of champion. One of the classes of boxing is flyweight in which fighters weighing above 49 kg and up to 51kg compete for the world flyweight championship.
What is IBF World Flyweight Championship?
IBF stands for International Boxing Federation. In professional boxing, it is known to be the fourth major governing body. Since the 1980’s IBF is known to have extended certification in 17 different weight classes. So, the upcoming boxing match is for the IBF World Flyweight Championship title.
But why do you think we are so excited about the upcoming championship? Isn’t it obvious that a Pakistani is going to compete for the IBF World Flyweight Championship title? Yes, that too Muhammad Waseem, who has already won a lot of fights before.
Muhammad Waseem vs Sunny Edwards
The professional Pakistani boxer, Muhammad Waseem is all set to compete for the IBF World Flyweight Championship title against the British World Champion Sunny Edwards. This is surely going to be a fierce battle. As Edward is going to give his all to defend his title of IBF World Flyweight Championship. But this is not going to be easy as Waseem in 2017, won the WBC silver flyweight title. Moreover, he is known to have fought 12 fights and won eight.
Muhammad Waseem because of his swift and quick boxing style was nicknamed as ‘Falcon.’ He is also known to be the first Pakistani to have attained the title of WBA flyweight eliminator fight.
The match between Sunny Edwards and Muhammad Waseem is going to take place in Dubai at the Aviation Club Tennis Centre. The match will be held on March 19th, 2022. This match is surely going to be very exciting as the two best boxing professionals are going to throw punches at each other until one is knocked out.
We are anxiously waiting for the showdown, and hope you are as excited as we are. Let’s wish Muhammad Waseem the best of luck for his upcoming match and pray that our champ bags this win as well.