Joy Ali

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Joy Ali
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Real name Zulfikar Joy Ali
Nickname(s) "Jet", "Golden Boy"
Rated at middleweight
Height 5 ft. 9½ in. (177 cm)
Nationality Fiji Fijian
Born (1978-12-22)22 December 1978
Nadi, Fiji
Died 5 January 2015(2015-01-05) (aged 36)
Suva, Fiji
Stance orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 51
Wins 31
Wins by KO 26
Losses 13
Draws 6
No contests 1

Zulfikar Joy Ali (22 December 1978 – 5 January 2015, Arabic: على الفرح‎‎) was a Fijian boxer.

Boxing career[edit]

In 1995, Ali's first reported boxing match was against Raven, whom he defeated in the fourth round by a KO at the National Indoor Stadium, Suva, Fiji.[1] He won the vacant Pan Asian Boxing Association (PABA) light middleweight title against the former World Amateur bronze medalist Ercüment Aslan of Turkey.[1][2]

Personal Life[edit]

Ali was a very religious person and followed the Islam faith.[3] He sold razor blades with his younger brother to start of his boxing career.[4] Ali died on 5 January 2015, aged 36, at the CWM Hospital in Suva.[5] His death was a suicide.[6] Ali is survived by his wife and three children.[7]

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