He competed in the 85 kg weight class of the expert division and has won a gold medal for the third time, 3 seasons in a row while representing Pakistan.
He’s a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) practitioner with proficiency in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And Boxing, which he studied in Thailand and United States. He started giving free classes in his hometown to all the children in his community. When he visited Pakistan back in winter 2007.
Speaking to his fans through his Facebook page. Ahmad jokingly said that he now deserves a plot of land from the government of Pakistan and a direct meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
All I ask for is for some government support! A plot of land, a meeting with the Prime Minister and my own TV show where I talk about that time I won a gold medal for 3 seasons! If there is any money left over from the education or welfare budget, you should give it to me too! Extensive media coverage is expected of course.
Bashir Ahmed, has been nicknamed Somchai, meaning “true man” in Thai. From a restaurant owner in Thailand who could not pronounce his name properly.
He also said that his wins are to honor the real heroes of our country who sacrifice their lives. For the sake of safeguarding our country.
Keeping his dream alive of making mixed martial arts common in Pakistan. He established a club were he teaches currently these eclectic fighting styles to the youth of Pakistan.