Naseem Hamed

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1974 –

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Who is Naseem Hamed?

Naseem Hamed is an English former professional boxer.

He is the former WBO, WBC, IBF, and Lineal featherweight champion, and European bantamweight champion. He also knocked out Wilfredo Vázquez who had just been stripped of the WBA title prior to their fight. Hamed is rated by BoxRec as the fifth pound-for-pound best British boxer of all time.

Hamed was known for his boxing antics and spectacular ring entrances that have included entering the ring via a Chevrolet Impala, a flying carpet, a lift, and a palanquin; re-enacting the video of Michael Jackson's Thriller; and wearing a Halloween mask. He was also known for his front somersault over the top rope into the ring.

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Born
Feb 12, 1974
Sheffield
Also known as
  • Prince
Spouses
Religion
  • Islam
Ethnicity
  • Yemenis in the United Kingdom
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Lived in
  • Sheffield

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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