Boxing News

Rahimi wins as pro boxing debuts in Afghanistan

Photos: Team “Fight 4 Peace”

History was made in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday with the first professional boxing match in that country’s history. In the featured bout, Afghan middleweight Hamid Rahimi (21-1, 10 KOs) scored a seventh round stoppage over Said Mbelwa (19-9-4, 12 KOs) from Tanzania to claim the WBO Intercontinental ‘Peace’ Championship and also earn a spot in the top 15 middleweight world rankings. The card was billed as “Fight 4 Peace.”

    world boxing association

    world boxing council

    boxing news tips

    philly boxing history

    All contents copyright 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by Freitag Marketing Services, LLC.
    The information on this site cannot be reused without written permission.