Singapore boxer Ashiq’s dreaming of a WBC title

Arvind Lalwani, trainer of Muhammad Ashiq (above), believes that the boxer's power and size will be an advantage against Galih Susanto.
Arvind Lalwani, trainer of Muhammad Ashiq (above), believes that the boxer's power and size will be an advantage against Galih Susanto.ST FILE PHOTO

S'porean, who shadow-boxes even in sleep, eager to clinch historic WBC Int'l Silver title

For months, only one thing has been at the forefront of local professional boxer Muhammad Ashiq's thoughts: His World Boxing Council (WBC) International Silver super bantamweight (up to 55kg) title fight.

So much so that the 23-year-old started shadow-boxing in his sleep.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 23, 2018, with the headline 'Ashiq's dreaming of a title'. Print Edition | Subscribe