Youssef al-Hamidi

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Youssef Al Hamidi
Statistics
Real name Youssef Al hamidi
Rated at Lightweight
Nationality Syrian
Born (1977-12-16) December 16, 1977 (age 36)
Syria, Unknown town
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 26
Wins 5
Wins by KO 1
Losses 20
Draws 1
No contests 0

Youssef Al Hamidi (born December 16, 1977) is a Syrian boxer who was a decorated amateur in the Syrian army and is now a professional boxer in the UK

Amateur career[edit]

Al Hamidi Claims to have had around 150 Amateur fights. He won a bronze medal in the Army world national championships. he was Syrian Champion for 10 years as well as Arabic Champion at 57KG [1]

Professional career[edit]

Youssef has been regarded as a dangerous journeyman fighter with the ability to upset the odds. On May 5, 2008 he upset Manchester prospect Anthony Crolla.[2] Al Hamidi then fought English Lightweight Champion John Murray at the Trent FM Arena in Nottingham on a few hours notice. The night did not go Al Hamidi's way and he eventually lost 77-75 on points.

Since then he has fought on a majority of under cards as an 'opponent' fighter He has had 1 win Since his upset of Crolla against Lee Jennings. And a reverse against Crolla losing 60-55 on the score cards

Outside of Boxing[edit]

Outside of Boxing Youssef works as an Ice Cream Seller for a Huddersfield ice cream van which helps him improve his spoken English.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Boxing monthly August 2008
  2. ^ [1]

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