Falcon Waseem outclasses Lopez in eight-round battle
Pakistan’s very own top professional boxer. Mohammad Waseem, on Friday won the 10th professional bout of his career by defeating Mexico’s Ganigan Lopez in an intense eight-rounds boxing battle.
With an outstanding career record of 9-1, Waseem confidently entered the ring to face his Mexican opponent, a former world champion and remained in control throughout the bout in super flyweight.
The Pakistani boxer, who is also known as ‘Falcon’, was declared as the winner unanimously at the end of eight rounds.
All of the judges gave their verdict in favour of Waseem and he was adjudged 77-75 by judges Yuji Fukuchi and Ahmed Gharib, while Gary Kitanoski gave him 80-73 points.
Waseem was happy at the end of the fight as another feather has been added to his cap. He dedicated his win to everyone in Pakistan.
Alhamdulilah for the victory. I dedicate this win to my beautiful nation. Thank you to all my fans and supporters for the love and wishes. We move to 10-1 now🥊🇵🇰#FalconWaseem #FalconvsLopez pic.twitter.com/M74GWnNjjw
— Muhammad Waseem 🦅 (@iamfalconwaseem) November 22, 2019
“I want to thank people of Pakistan who have been praying for me and supported me,” Waseem said in a video message after the bout. “I am proud that I have managed to keep Pakistan’s flag high,” he added.
This was 10th professional title of Waseem, who had defeated Philipinnes’ Conrado Tanamor at the same venue in September.
His latest win, at the Rotunda Rumble, gains him ranking points to make his way clear for the title fight.
Former world champion Aamir Khan came all the from UK to Dubai just to cheer for the Pakistani boxer. Aamir entered the ring to congratulate him as soon as the referee announced his decision.
— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) November 22, 2019