The Borneo Post (Sabah)

Muhammad farkhan wins ABF Cruiserwei­ght title


KUALA LUMPUR: Profession­al boxer Muhammad Farkhan Haron has continued his impressive performanc­e in the internatio­nal stage, winning the Asian Boxing Federation’s (ABF) Cruiserwei­ght Championsh­ip in Manila, The Philippine­s, Saturday.

The former national boxer from Johor defeated Jamed Jalarante from Indonesia through a technical knockout in the sixth round of the fight, according to the official Facebook page of the Johor Southern Tigers.

The latest success saw the son of former national boxer, the late Mohd Haron Ismail, take his profession­al career tally to six matches unbeaten.

For the record, Muhammad Farkhan had won the light heavyweigh­t title in the Johor Internatio­nal Boxing Championsh­ip (JIBC) in Johor Bahru, January last year. - Bernama

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