NASEEM CONQUERS THE WORLD! [Archives:1998/16/Front Page]

April 20 1998

It was a fight between near equals. On Saturday night, April 18th, the Prince, Naseem Hamed, was pitched against Wilfredo Vazquez of Puerto Rico, USA. The Prince, 23 years old, had successfully contested 30 matches before, and won them all, Vazquez, 28 years old, had contested 22 matches and won them all.
On Saturday, the Prince proved one more time he is the real champ. Dancing in a whirlwind and constantly on the move, Naseem finally knocked out his opponent on the 7th round. Now the Prince holds the WBA, IBF, and WBO titles for featherweight boxing. More on Sports page