For those close to Osman Aslam, his quick progression through the pro-ranks with a perfect 11-0 career to date has come as no surprise.
Bolton is a hotbed of UK talent attracting big names in boxing who come and train in this unsuspecting town in Northern England which provides talented prospects with many opportunities to advance their game.
Osman’s natural boxing talent is clear to see even to the untrained eye.
The 25th February 2018 saw Osman lace up his gloves to face experienced Nicaraguan Orthodox, Elvis Guillen who boasts an impressive 259 rounds pro-experience.
Fighting the day after his stablemate Mickey Ellison claimed a win, Osman was determined to bring home another victory for Elite Boxing Gym.
Osman’s fight was promoted by Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing and was held at The Victoria Warehouse Hotel, Trafford Park, Manchester.
Osman dominated his opponent in convincing fashion hardly taking a clean punch from his opponent who was clearly out-gunned, out-paced and out-classed.
When asked about his favourite parts of training, Osman said “I love sprints and sparring” which is key to his fast-paced style in the ring.
Osman is looking to the future and feels confident that with the team around him, that he is in a very good position to build on his already impressive career to-date.
Currently ranked number 12 in the UK rankings, it won’t be long till he enters the top ten list of domestic super bantamweights.
Trainer Alex Matvienko had this to say about the emerging Bolton star “REMEMBER HIS NAME! Future Champion!”
Already, Osman is generating a lot of attention in the Boxing world for all the right reasons.
Osman is now managed by Joe Gallagher, who is renowned for his expertise and experience in helping talented UK boxers reach their full potential.
With blistering hand-speed reminiscent of fellow Bolton boxer, former World Champion Amir Khan, it is natural that some people have drawn parallels between the two.
With Osman’s continuing hard work ethic, that shows no signs of abatement, all those close to him are convinced that it is just a matter of time till this Bolton lad becomes a household name challenging for a place as an all-time great.
In Osman’s own words “I won’t stop till I’m world champion” and many are now beginning to believe him.
Author: Simon Dodd