January 25, 2021
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Former title challenger Kabary Salem charged with killing his daughter

Former title challenger Kabary Salem charged with killing his daughter

photograph from Kabary Salem’s fb
by way of Ryan Songalia

Kabary Salem, the former super middleweight contender best popular for his challenge of Joe Calzaghe, has been extradited from Kuwait to the U.S. and charged with murdering his daughter.

Salem, who fought professionally from 1997 to 2005, accruing a listing of 23-5 (12 knockouts), changed into captured in Kuwait after a year on the run, stated the manhattan every day news. Salem is being charged with killing Ola Salem, his 25-year-old daughter, who turned into discovered strangled to death in a park in Staten Island, N.Y. on October 24, 2019.

Salem fled the country almost immediately after, but not before denying any competencies of what befell in an interview with The big apple times.

“I need to understand what happened to her, what is the reason behind that — but nobody tells me — i am simply waiting,” Salem turned into quoted as asserting.

Salem became indicted on November three, and arrested on December three through the NYPD’s Regional Fugitive project drive, reported the manhattan daily information, which provides that Salem is expected to be arraigned next week.

Salem, now 52, become born in Egypt and represented the nation in the 1992 and 1996 Olympics. In his optimum profile bout, Salem knocked down Calzaghe of their 2004 bout for the WBO super middleweight title, before being dropped himself in round 12 en route to dropping a unanimous determination.

Salem became referred to for his typical dirty tactics, primarily with intentional headbutts, which charge him aspects in his fights towards Calzaghe and Mario Veit. Salem final fought in 2005, when Lucian Bute stopped him in eight rounds.

Salem changed into concerned in a hoop demise in 1999, when Randie Carver died because of accidents sustained in their bout.