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  • Mohammad Aslam hails from Pishin and was recognized for his kickboxing.
  • He was contesting in opposition to Mohammad Wali in cruise weight class bout throughout “Fight Night Series”.
  • The occasion was organised by Pakistan Boxing Council at an area membership in Karachi.

KARACHI: In an unlucky incident, a 33-year-old boxer handed away after being punched on the face by a rival boxer throughout an occasion right here on Saturday.

Mohammad Aslam hails from Pishin and was recognized for his kickboxing. He was contesting in opposition to Mohammad Wali in cruise weight class bout throughout “Fight Night Series” organised by Pakistan Boxing Council at an area membership in Karachi.

The boxer, as one can see in movies viral on social media, fell unconscious after being hit beneath the chin through the bout. A correct medical response couldn’t be seen in movies accessible.

In accordance with eye-witnesses, Aslam was instantly taken to a personal hospital at stadium highway the place he was shifted to ICU. Nevertheless, he handed away on Sunday afternoon.

The Pakistan Boxing Federation has condemned the occasion and has disassociated itself from the organisers and termed the occasion as unlawful.

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“We have no connection with this so-called professional boxing council, nothing is being done with our approval. We cannot compromise on the safety of our boxers,” Col Nasir Tung, secretary-general of the Pakistan Boxing Federation advised Geo Information.

“There are some pre-requisites for one to become a professional boxer, and the way these boxers are contesting in the name of professional boxing is questionable,” he stated.

The PBF has additionally shaped a two-member committee, comprised of Asghar Baloch and Younis Pathan, to seek out the main points of the incident.

Pakistan’s prime skilled boxer Mohammad Waseem has additionally expressed his grief over the incident and has demanded that the federal government ought to take instant motion in opposition to these liable for this accident.

“Professional boxing is not a joke, you need to prove yourself before you can obtain a license to become a pro boxer but here, anyone can stand up and organize his own professional event, this is a very dangerous practice,” Waseem advised Geo.

“Do these people even know what professional boxing is, do they know what are the rules and requirements,” Waseem questioned concerning the organizers of the occasion.

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