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Naseem Hamed Record

36-1
Total Fights37
Wins36
Losses1
Draws0
No-Contests0
Title Wins3
Title Defenses15
Title-Fight KOs14
KO Wins31
KO Losses0
Naseem Hamed Record & Stats
Naseem Hamed's Record
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      What is Naseem Hamed's boxing record?

      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.

      #DateAgeOpponentResVia
      37May 18, 200228Manuel CalvoWinUD
      36Apr 7, 200127Marco Antonio BarreraLossUD
      35Aug 19, 200026Augie SanchezWin *TKO4
      34Mar 11, 200026Vuyani BunguWin *TKO4
      33Oct 22, 199925César SotoWin *UD
      32Apr 10, 199925Paul IngleWin *TKO11
      31Oct 31, 199824Wayne McCulloughWin *UD
      30Apr 18, 199824Wilfredo VázquezWin *TKO7
      29Dec 19, 199723Kevin KelleyWin *KO4
      28Oct 11, 199723Jose BadilloWin *TKO7
      27Jul 19, 199723Juan Gerardo CabreraWin *TKO2
      26May 3, 199723Billy HardyWin *TKO1
      25Feb 8, 199722Tom JohnsonWin *TKO8
      24Nov 9, 199622Remigio MolinaWin *TKO2
      23Aug 31, 199622Manuel MedinaWin *RTD11
      22Jun 8, 199622Daniel AliceaWin *TKO2
      21Mar 16, 199622Said LawalWin *KO1
      20Sep 30, 199521Steve RobinsonWin *TKO8
      19Jul 1, 199521Juan Polo PerezWinKO2
      18May 6, 199521Enrique AngelesWinKO2
      17Mar 4, 199521Sergio Rafael LiendoWinKO2
      16Jan 21, 199520Armando CastroWinKO4
      15Nov 19, 199420Laureano RamírezWinTKO3
      14Oct 12, 199420Freddy CruzWinTKO6
      13Aug 17, 199420Antonio PicardiWinTKO3
      12May 11, 199420Vincenzo BelcastroWinUD
      11Apr 9, 199420John MiceliWinKO1
      10Jan 29, 199419Peter BuckleyWinTKO4
      9Sep 24, 199319Chris ClarksonWinKO2
      8May 26, 199319Kevin JenkinsWinTKO3
      7Feb 24, 199319Alan LeyWinKO2
      6Nov 12, 199218Peter BuckleyWinPTS
      5Oct 7, 199218Des GarganoWinKO4
      4Jul 14, 199218Miguel MatthewsWinTKO3
      3May 23, 199218Andrew BloomerWinTKO2
      2Apr 25, 199218Shaun NormanWinKO2
      1Feb 14, 199218Ricky BeardWinKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Naseem Hamed (Prince) is a 50-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 the "Championships" section below.

      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 22 years, 1 month, and 25 days since this fight.

      Championships

      Hamed had a total of 16 world-title fights, which includes winning three world titles and 15 successful title defenses. He won all 16 of these fights.

      Title Wins

      Naseem Hamed fought for featherweight world titles in three fights and won all three of them, two of these victories coming via way of stoppage. In total, he won three featherweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Oct 22, 1999^César SotoFeatherweightWBCUD
      Feb 8, 1997^Tom JohnsonFeatherweightIBFTKO
      Sep 30, 1995Steve RobinsonFeatherweightWBOTKO
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Defenses

      Naseem Hamed had 15 featherweight world-title defense fights. He won all of these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Aug 19, 2000Augie SanchezFeatherweightWBOTKO
      Mar 11, 2000Vuyani BunguFeatherweightWBOTKO
      Oct 22, 1999^César SotoFeatherweightWBOUD
      Apr 10, 1999Paul IngleFeatherweightWBOTKO
      Oct 31, 1998Wayne McCulloughFeatherweightWBOUD
      Apr 18, 1998Wilfredo VázquezFeatherweightWBOTKO
      Dec 19, 1997Kevin KelleyFeatherweightWBOKO
      Oct 11, 1997Jose BadilloFeatherweightWBOTKO
      Jul 19, 1997Juan Gerardo CabreraFeatherweightIBF, WBOTKO
      May 3, 1997Billy HardyFeatherweightIBF, WBOTKO
      Feb 8, 1997^Tom JohnsonFeatherweightWBOTKO
      Nov 9, 1996Remigio MolinaFeatherweightWBOTKO
      Aug 31, 1996Manuel MedinaFeatherweightWBORTD
      Jun 8, 1996Daniel AliceaFeatherweightWBOTKO
      Mar 16, 1996Said LawalFeatherweightWBOKO
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Highlights

      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.

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