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In a professional boxing career spanning 10 years and three months, Naseem Hamed fought 37 times with 36 wins and a single loss.
Hamed retired from professional boxing with a record of 36-1, which included three featherweight world-title wins and 15 successful title defense fights. He had a 83.8% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 31 of his total 37 fights being knockout wins, 14 of which were in title fights. The only loss in Hamed's career was a 12-round unanimous decision loss to Marco Antonio Barrera.
His last fight was a 12-round unanimous decision victory over Manuel Calvo on May 18, 2002.
Some of Hamed's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Tom Johnson, Vuyani Bungu, Wilfredo Vázquez, Billy Hardy, Juan Gerardo Cabrera, Remigio Molina, and Kevin Kelley.
|37||May 18, 2002||28||Manuel Calvo||Win||UD|
|36||Apr 7, 2001||27||Marco Antonio Barrera||Loss||UD|
|35||Aug 19, 2000||26||Augie Sanchez||Win *||TKO4|
|34||Mar 11, 2000||26||Vuyani Bungu||Win *||TKO4|
|33||Oct 22, 1999||25||César Soto||Win *||UD|
|32||Apr 10, 1999||25||Paul Ingle||Win *||TKO11|
|31||Oct 31, 1998||24||Wayne McCullough||Win *||UD|
|30||Apr 18, 1998||24||Wilfredo Vázquez||Win *||TKO7|
|29||Dec 19, 1997||23||Kevin Kelley||Win *||KO4|
|28||Oct 11, 1997||23||Jose Badillo||Win *||TKO7|
|27||Jul 19, 1997||23||Juan Gerardo Cabrera||Win *||TKO2|
|26||May 3, 1997||23||Billy Hardy||Win *||TKO1|
|25||Feb 8, 1997||22||Tom Johnson||Win *||TKO8|
|24||Nov 9, 1996||22||Remigio Molina||Win *||TKO2|
|23||Aug 31, 1996||22||Manuel Medina||Win *||RTD11|
|22||Jun 8, 1996||22||Daniel Alicea||Win *||TKO2|
|21||Mar 16, 1996||22||Said Lawal||Win *||KO1|
|20||Sep 30, 1995||21||Steve Robinson||Win *||TKO8|
|19||Jul 1, 1995||21||Juan Polo Perez||Win||KO2|
|18||May 6, 1995||21||Enrique Angeles||Win||KO2|
|17||Mar 4, 1995||21||Sergio Rafael Liendo||Win||KO2|
|16||Jan 21, 1995||20||Armando Castro||Win||KO4|
|15||Nov 19, 1994||20||Laureano Ramírez||Win||TKO3|
|14||Oct 12, 1994||20||Freddy Cruz||Win||TKO6|
|13||Aug 17, 1994||20||Antonio Picardi||Win||TKO3|
|12||May 11, 1994||20||Vincenzo Belcastro||Win||UD|
|11||Apr 9, 1994||20||John Miceli||Win||KO1|
|10||Jan 29, 1994||19||Peter Buckley||Win||TKO4|
|9||Sep 24, 1993||19||Chris Clarkson||Win||KO2|
|8||May 26, 1993||19||Kevin Jenkins||Win||TKO3|
|7||Feb 24, 1993||19||Alan Ley||Win||KO2|
|6||Nov 12, 1992||18||Peter Buckley||Win||PTS|
|5||Oct 7, 1992||18||Des Gargano||Win||KO4|
|4||Jul 14, 1992||18||Miguel Matthews||Win||TKO3|
|3||May 23, 1992||18||Andrew Bloomer||Win||TKO2|
|2||Apr 25, 1992||18||Shaun Norman||Win||KO2|
|1||Feb 14, 1992||18||Ricky Beard||Win||KO2|
* World-title fight
Naseem Hamed (Prince) is a 49-year old retired British professional boxer. He was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England on February 12, 1974. He is a former featherweight world champion. Hamed was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2015. His professional boxing career spanned more than 10 years — from 1992 to 2002.
Hamed made his professional boxing debut against Ricky Beard at the age of 18 on February 14, 1992, defeating Beard via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 34 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 30 wins via stoppage.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 21 on September 30, 1995 after 19 professional fights, against Steve Robinson for the featherweight WBO title. He defeated Robinson via 8th round TKO to become the featherweight champion of the world.
Naseem Hamed was a two-time unified featherweight world champion, and has won three world titles at featherweight. For all the details about Hamed's world title wins and defenses refer to "Naseem Hamed World Titles".
Hamed had just a single loss in his professional boxing career.
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Manuel Calvo on May 18, 2002. Hamed won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 21 years, 6 months, and 21 days since this fight.
For a very detailed list Hamed's fights refer to "All of Naseem Hamed's fights".
Hamed fought a total of 37 times during his professional career, which includes 16 world-title fights at the featherweight division. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some incredible performances in his fights. These 11 fights are the highlight of his career.
September 30, 1995: Hamed wins his first world title by defeating Steve Robinson via 8th round TKO. He is now the WBO featherweight world champion.
March 16, 1996: Hamed successfully defends the WBO featherweight title against Said Lawal, winning the fight via 1st round KO.
June 8, 1996: Hamed successfully defends the WBO featherweight title against Daniel Alicea, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.
November 9, 1996: Hamed successfully defends the WBO featherweight title against Remigio Molina, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.
February 8, 1997: Hamed becomes a unified featherweight world champion by beating Tom Johnson via 8th round TKO. He now holds the WBO and IBF featherweight world-champion belts.
May 3, 1997: Hamed successfully defends the IBF and WBO featherweight titles against Billy Hardy, winning the fight via 1st round TKO.
July 19, 1997: Hamed successfully defends the IBF and WBO featherweight titles against Juan Gerardo Cabrera, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.
December 19, 1997: Hamed successfully defends the WBO featherweight title against Kevin Kelley, winning the fight via 4th round KO.
April 18, 1998: Hamed wins the featherweight title from Wilfredo Vázquez, by beating Vázquez via 7th round TKO.
October 22, 1999: Hamed becomes a unified featherweight world champion by beating César Soto via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBO and WBC featherweight world-champion belts.
March 11, 2000: Hamed successfully defends the WBO featherweight title against Vuyani Bungu, winning the fight via 4th round TKO.
Hamed was a featherweight world champion. He has held three world titles at the featherweight weight division, all three of which were lineal championship wins.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
|Featherweight||WBC, IBF, WBO|