Mohammad Hussamuddin is an Indian boxer who participates in the man’s 56kg category. In 2018, he won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games held in Queensland, Australia.
Mohammad Hussamuddin was born on Saturday, 12 February 1994 (age 28 years; as of 2022) in Nizamabad, Telangana. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. During his childhood, Hussamuddin was quite energetic and he used to climb walls. Later, Hussamuddin’s father, Shamsuddin, who is a former Indian boxer, started his training in boxing.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 56 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Mohammad Hussamuddin’s father, Shamsuddin, is a former Indian boxer.
Mohammad Hussamuddin with his father
Hussamuddin is the youngest among his six brothers. Etheshamuddin and Itishmuddin, two of the six brothers, are professional boxers. In an interview, Mohammad Hussamuddin talked about his family and said,
My entire family is into boxing, it’s literally what my background is. My father is a coach, my elder brothers are into boxing and I started when I was very young.I don’t think the presence of boxers in the family adds pressure. In fact, it brings me a lot of support whether it is from my father or brother because among us six brothers, five of us have been into boxing, so they get it”
Mohammad Hussamuddin (left) with his family
Wife & Children
on 29 July 2021, Mohammad Hussamuddin got married to Ayesha. The couple has a daughter.
Mohammad Hussamuddin’s wedding picture
In 2009, Mohammad Hussamuddin made his debut in professional boxing at Junior National Tournament held at Aurangabad. He won a bronze medal in the tournament. The same year, he clinched a gold medal at Senior National Tournament. In 2012, Hussamuddin’s former coach and father, Shamsuddin, decided to send him to Havana, Cuba for his further training. Later that year, Mohammad Hussamuddin participated in the 2012 Tammer Tournament, Finland and Youth World Championship, Yerevan, Armenia. Subsequently, in 2015 Hussamuddin clinched a gold medal and a silver medal at the Military World Boxing held in Korea and Gee Bee Boxing tournament held in Helsinki, Finland respectively.
Mohammad Hussamuddin in a boxing event
Hussamuddin has won medals in tournaments like 68th Strandja Memorial Tournament, Bulgaria (2017), India International Open Boxing Championship, New Delhi (2018), Asian Games (2018), and 69th Strandja Memorial Tournament, Bulgaria. In 2018, he clinched a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games, Bulgaria. The same year, he participated in the Asian Games, Jakarta.
Mohammad Hussamuddin (right) in the 2018 Asian Games
In an interview, while sharing his experience of participating in various tournaments, he said,
What has changed this time around is that I think I am going in with far more knowledge, having played many competitions, against different oppositions. I feel better equipped in terms of what strategy to use against what boxers and what to do in the moment. Earlier, I used to rely on just my speed but now, the power has also improved.”
Mohammad Hussamuddin in 2018 Commonwealth Games
In 2022, he participated in the Commonwealth games. His stance in the game is southpaw, and he participates in the men’s featherweight category.
- 2009: Junior Nationals, Aurangabad
- 2015: Military World Games, South Korea
- 2017: Ulaanbaatar Cup, Mongolia
- 2018: Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
- 2020: Cologne Boxing World Cup, Cologne
Mohammad Hussamuddin in Cologne Boxing World Cup
- 2011: Youth Nationals, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
- 2017: 68th Strandja Memorial Tournament, Bulgaria
Mohammad Hussamuddin (left) with his medal
- 2019: 38th Gee Bee Boxing Tournament, Helsinki, Finland
- 2019: Feliks Stamm Tournament, Europe
- 2016: Senior Nationals, Guwahati
- 2018: Chemistry Cup, Halle, Germany
- Mohammad Hussamuddin started his boxing career at the age of fifteen.
- According to Mohammad Hussamuddin, initially, he was afraid of being hit when boxing and was uncomfortable wearing boxing gloves; however, his father, Mohammad Shamsuddin, trained him with the right skills for boxing.
- In an interview, Mohammad Hussamuddin talked about the 2018 Commonwealth Games and said that he got injured in the semifinal against another German boxer, H Shadalov and had to settle for the bronze. He said,
I was in good form and I had a good bout against the German in the first match. But unfortunately, I got a big cut on my left eye during the bout. Although I won, I was very uncomfortable in my semifinal match against another German.”
- He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
Mohammad Hussamuddin with his friends
- In an interview, Mohammad Hussamuddin talked about her newly-born daughter and said that her birth has motivated him to perform confidently at the 2022 Commonwealth games. He quoted,
The birth of my daughter (on Friday) has doubly motivated me. It has given me a lot of happiness and confidence. I am sure something good is going to happen. My family understands my needs and has supported me like anything.”
- Mohammad Hussamuddin, during an interview, talked about 2022 CWG and said that his experience in boxing helps him in giving a good performance inside the ring. He quoted,
In my weight, the old timers have become professional. Mostly there are new faces. I am the most experienced boxer. My experience will help me inside the ring. I want to change the colour of my medal and win the gold. I am confident, but not overconfident.”
- According to Mohammad Hussamuddin, his role model is Vasyl Lomachenko, a Ukrainian professional boxer.