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Pakistani boxer makes country proud by becoming top-ranked flyweight class boxer


JUN 11 (DNA) – Pakistan’s professional boxer and two-time silver flyweight world champion Muhammad Waseem made the nation proud  after being declared as world’s top-ranked boxer by the World Boxing Council (WBC).

The flyweight class, in boxing, ranges in fighters weighing between 49 kg (108 lb) and 52 kg (112 lb).

Waseem is the first Pakistani boxer to be listed as the number one boxer in the flyweight category.

He is scheduled to participate in WBC’s two training fights, to be held in Panama, later in July.

Waseem will fight for the gold title in the flyweight category later in September this year.

In the latest rankings of flyweight category released by the WBC, Mexico’s Francisco Rodriguez Junior and Great Britain’s Andrew Selby hold the second and third spots respectively.

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