Prince Naseem Hamed

'The Prince'

Naseem Hamed, also known as Prince, is a legendary British boxer who began boxing at the age of seven and went on to become one of the most well-known fighters and boxing speakers of recent years. A small child, Prince Naseem was encouraged to take up boxing by his father who hoped the sport would help him learn how to fend for himself. Now an accomplished professional Prince Naseem has a reputation around the world and is a popular boxing speaker working the international after dinner speaker circuit.

By the age of 12 he was a top amateur boxer in England and Europe, Prince Naseem embarked on his professional career in 1992 aged 18. Quickly rising through the ranks Naseem knocked out a series of opponents in the opening rounds, and, by age 25 he had won the European Bantamweight title twice, the WBC International Super-Bantamweight and the WBO World Featherweight Championship which he took from reigning Welsh champion Steve Robinson.

Naseem also became known for his performance outside the ring; arrogant and dramatic either side of the fight Naseem’s unorthodox, elusive and hands-down boxing style drew a great deal of media attention and he soon found himself called upon to make appearances at after dinner speaker events. His ring entrances are amongst some of the most spectacular and memorable in boxing history an include appearing in a Chevrolet Impala, a flying carpet, a lift, and re-enacting the video of Michael Jackson’s Thriller; he was also known for forward somersaulting into the ring over the ropes before facing his opponents.

Winning 36 out of a total 37 fights Prince Naseem has been named one of the greatest boxers in British history and faced a number of formidable fighters including former 2 time WBC Featherweight Champion of the World Kevin Kelley and former three weight WBA World Champion and fellow sports speaker Wilfredo Vázquez.

Retiring from boxing in 2002 aged just twenty-eight Prince Naseem worked solely as a corporate and commercial boxing speaker for ten years. In 2012 he opened his own sports management company. Naseem continues to work as a sports speaker and frequently attends boxing events and ceremonies, he was finally inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 2015.

To book Prince Naseem Hamed as the boxing speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Prince Naseem is known to cover the following topics:

  • Sporting Success
  • Showmanship
  • Motivation & Inspiration
  • Legendary British Boxer
  • Drive & Determination
  • Sports Management