Zubair Jhara (Wrestler)

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Zubair Jhara Pahalwan
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Birth name Muhammad Zubair Aslam
Born (1960-11-24)November 24, 1960
Lahore, Pakistan
Died September 10, 1991(1991-09-10) (aged 30)
Lahore, Pakistan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Pride of Pakistan
Billed height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Billed weight 211 lb (96 kg)
Trained by Aslam Pahalwan
Arshad Bijli

Zubair Aslam, (November 24, 1960 - September 10, 1991) popularly known as Jhara Pahalwan (Urdu: جھارا پہلوان) was a Pakistani wrestler who remained undefeated in his career. He defeated Japanese wrestler Antonio Inoki in fifth round and is still considered as one of the greatest wrestlers in the history of wrestling. He died of heart failure on 10 September 1991.[1] He was buried at Bholu Pahalwan Gymnasium, Lahore. In 2015, Inoki announced to take Jhara's Nephew Harron Abid under his guardianship in Japan.[2]

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  1. ^ "History of Zubair Aslam a.k.a. Jhara pehalwan". January 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Revival of Bholu Brothers' legacy". Dawn News. Retrieved 20 August 2014.