The first ever professional diabetic boxer in the UK reveals The legendary "Muhammad Ali" (Cassius Clay) as his idol. After winning the Haringey Box Cup, Muhammad Ali Zahid determined that his name encourages him to be a champion boxer. The 20-year-old is the champion of National University, and he is now eying on the professional stage. “I was always planning to become a sportsman, either footballer, boxer, karate champion, or a rugby player,” said Ali. However, my interest in boxing was enhanced watching Muhammad Ali on the YouTube, but I love to watch Floyd Mayweather, Carl Froch, and Ricky Hatton, he said.
Muhammad Ali is trying to gain the attention of the people. His name has raised an interesting debate among the people. A few think that he is named after the legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali. However, his father has disclosed that he wasn't named after him. “This name is seen as normal in Pakistan; it may be associated with boxing in USA and UK, said Ali’s father.
Ali’s father was always keen to make his son gain quality education along with pursuing his career in boxing. Muhammad Ali is doing a certificate in Sports at the Edge Hill University. He determines education as necessary, regardless of what career you have adopted. His father has played a key role in the development of Ali. He took him motorcycling and karate, but he came to know about Ali’s boxing capabilities very soon. His father hopes that Ali becomes the world champion one day.
Asad Shamim, the manager of Muhammad Ali, is another key man in Ali’s development. Asad Shamim says “I am well aware of his boxing abilities, and I am determined that Ali would express his potential at the grandest stage. “He is a star in the making. He is a different kind of boxer. He had the flair of boxing since childhood”, said Shamim.
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