Faisal Zakaria

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Faisal Zakaria
BornFaisal Zakaria
8 November 1973
Sudan
Other namesDiamond Flyer
NationalitySudanese
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight105 kg (231 lb; 16.5 st)
DivisionHeavyweight
StyleShotokan Karate
TeamDiamond Flyer Muay Thai
last updated on: June 2, 2012

Faisal Zakaria (born 8 November 1973) is a Sudanese kickboxer, fighting out of Auckland, New Zealand. He was WBC International Muay Thai Heavyweight Champion.[1]

Biography and career[edit]

Faisal Zakaria was born and raised in Sudan. He started to train in karate and represented his country in international competition. In 1990, he left Sudan after political unrest and created a karate school in Libya with other Sudanese expats and trained and tutored in Syria, Greece, Turkey and Lebanon. It was in Lebanon that Zakaria was introduced to Muay Thai Muay Thai.

Faisal Zakaria went to Thailand and within six months was fighting professionally and building a strong following with his entertaining style. Zakaria holds notable victories over Eh Phoutong, Ricardo van den Bos and Saksit.

Titles[edit]

  • 2010 WBC Muaythai International Heavyweight Champion
  • 2002 CBA International Champion

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Champions". wbcmuaythai.com.

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