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Young Bradford Muslim Boxer Makes History

A female Muslim teen boxer from Bradford  battled for England at the weekend in a landmark contest to become the country’s first boxer She is also the first Pakistani Muslim to box for England in this country, The Telegraph And Argus reported. “I’m over the moon, the result didn’t go our way, but for Alvina Razak …

This Muslim Boxer Won World Title During Ramadan

American Muslim boxer Julian Williams achieved a life dream on Saturday after defeating Jarrett Hurd to capture the WBA and IBF junior middleweight titles on Saturday night at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia, CBS Sports reported. “First of all I just wanna say Alhamdulillah. I am just so blessed,” tearful Williams said after winning the …

Meet Hijabi Boxer Sannah Hussain Who Fights Disability Stigmas and Bigotry

Meet Hijabi Boxer Sannah Hussain Who Fights Disability Stigmas and Bigotry

Being a disabled Muslim woman you are likely to experience discrimination and obstacles in your path, but Sannah Hussain is changing and challenging the status quo of disabled females. We talked to her about her extraordinary journey. Sannah Hussain is a 25-years-old Pakistani Muslim, born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. She has Myasthenia Gravis, a chronic …

Hijabi Muslim Teen Enters Boxing Ring with Eye on Olympics

For Safiyyah Syeed, becoming a boxer has been a top list goal when she suffered from anorexia and bulimia a year ago. Now, the 18-year-old hijabi Muslim teen from Bradford hopes to be one of the first Muslim women to compete nationally and take her boxing to the Olympics one day, Metro reported. “I was …

Boxing Rules Rewritten for Hijabi Muslims

“I fight the prejudices by boxing with my headscarf” LAUSANNE – The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has amended their guidelines to allow female boxers to wear hijabs at international competitions “should they want to due to regligious reasons,” Harpers Bazaar Arabia reported on February 20. “I fight the prejudices by boxing with my headscarf,” …

Meet UK’s First Hijabi Boxing Coach

NOTTINGHAM – A British Muslim has become the first hijabi boxing coach, inspiring many Muslim women to come forward and practice the game. She said: “I have to pinch myself every time someone comes up to me and says ‘because of you I’ve had the strength and they’ve made me feel better about myself’,” Zahra …

Islam Removed from Muhammad Ali’s Legacy

One year after Muhammad Ali’s death, the fact that the boxing legend, Olympian, civil rights warrior, humanitarian, and trailblazer for Parkinson’s disease awareness was a practicing Muslim is being removed from his legacy.

US Muslim Boxer Wins Right to Compete in Hijab

An American Muslim teenager from Oakdale, Minnesota, will be the first athlete to fight while wearing a hijab in a sanctioned American boxing event after USA Boxing, the sport’s national governing body, decided to lift its ban on the outfit.

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