Famous Burlingtonians

Muzammal Nawaz - Professional Kickboxer

Muzammal Nawaz was born in Liverpool England and the family moved to Canada where his father enrolled him in karate at the age of 7 to deal with a bullying problem. Nawaz is a five time PRO world Middleweight Kickboxing Champion and medalist in 9 World Amateur Championships. His boxing career has taken him to over 36 countries, competing in over 100 bouts. Nawaz is the founder of CASK, Canada’s first government recognized amateur kickboxing association and of Combative Sports Canada, Canada’s first amateur MMA sport association.  He has developed over a dozen world, international, and national kickboxing and boxing champions including the Women’s National Boxing Team.  Since retirement he is inspiring the next generation of kickboxers as a coach and instructor for martial arts, kickboxing and boxing at the Bay Area Athletic Club located in Burlington.

CTV Canadian Original - Muz Nawaz

Kickboxer Muz Nawaz featured on CTV series Canadian Originals