Souleymane M'baye

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Souleymane M'bayen

Name: Souleymane M'baye
Alias: The Sensation
Hometown: Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Birthplace: Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 176cm
Reach: 178cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Trainer: William Gonzalez
Manager: Frank Warren

M'baye was born in Paris to Senegalese parents. He speaks Senegalese, French, Spanish and Italian, and is learning English.

"(M'baye) is a very intelligent fighter," Gonzalez said. "He is a sensation. He can counterpunch, he can box, he can bring it to you, he has power. Speed brings the power. Speed is the key."

M'baye's unbeaten record in five years as a professional comes on the heels of a 30-5 amateur mark. He also had more than 70 kick-boxing bouts before taking up traditional boxing.

Source:Las Vegas Review-Journal Tuesday, July 08, 2003

Preceded by:
Carlos Maussa
Lost bid for Super Championship
WBA Light Welterweight Champion
2006 Sep 2 – 2007 Jul 21
Succeeded by:
Gavin Rees