Young Asian boxer dies in a horrific car crash over the Easter weekend
Ali Tazeem (L) with Amir Khan (R)
18-year-old boxer Ali Tazeem suffered fatal injuries and was killed in a car crash during the early hours of Sunday morning. Dubbed ‘the next Amir Khan’, Tazeem had become very popular for being a great boxer and had recently signed a professional contract after winning an amateur boxing match in front of a cheerful crowd and expressed his excitement for a bright future.
Amir Khan, British professional boxer and former unified light-welterweight world champion was left devastated after he was made aware of the tragic news of the promising boxer’s untimely death.
Khan, 35, met Ali’s family in West Midlands and expressed his condolences on social media, writing: “Went to show my respect for the loss of my dear friend Tee’s son, Ali Tazeem. Rip champ, a big loss for in the British Asian boxing community.”
The devastating news has left many of his supporters shaken with Sam Jones, Head Of Talent Relations at Probellum, the agency Tazeem signed the contract with saying, “This morning I woke up to the news that Ali Tazeem has passed away at the age of 18. I can’t believe it I can’t even process it properly. We only spoke yesterday talking about how he was going to light up the pro game, all I can think about is Ali and his lovely family.”