Sagar Narwat is an Indian boxer who participates in the men’s 72 kg category. In June 2022, he qualified for the Commonwealth Games. He is also known by the name ‘The Sher Narwat.’
Sagar Singh Narwat was born on Sunday, 10 July 1994 (age 28 years; as of 2022) in Kheri Kalan Village, Faridabad, Haryana. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
He did his schooling at Modern School Sector 17, Faridabad, Haryana, and Vidya Mandir Public School, Sector-15 A, Faridabad, Haryana. He then attended the Indian Institute of Planning & Management, New Delhi.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 72 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 46″, Waist 32″, Biceps 16″
Sagar was born in a Hindu Jaat family.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Aram Singh, is working as A.S.I. in the Haryana police. His mother’s name is Sushma. His brother, Nitesh Narwat, is a businessman.
In 2010, he joined Dronacharya Boxing Club in Faridabad, Haryana to start his training in kickboxing. However, his coaches Rajiv Godara and Jai Bhagwan advised him to continue his training in boxing as well.
He then started his training in boxing and won various medals at district-level boxing competitions. Sagar won a bronze medal at Haryana Professional Boxing Competition (2013) and won one more bronze medal at the 48th Senior Men Haryana State Boxing Championship. In 2016, he received the Best Boxer Award along with a gold medal at the International Rural Boxing Championship. Sagar has won various boxing championships like The Punch Boxing Series, Pro Boxing Fight Night, and Super Boxing League. He has also played for OPM Punjab Sultan in the Super Boxing League Season 1 (2017).
On 13 October 2017, in his first international tournament, he was given the title of Iron Man after he defeated the Philippines boxer Jun Maamo in the Philippines Bakbakan Saadlaw San Calbayog International Championship. He received the title of WBC Asia Continental at The Punch 7 boxing competition (2021). During an interview, while talking about the fight, he said that it was the biggest fight of his life. On his victory, the owner of ‘The Punch Boxing’ Arif Khan said,
Sagar is very hardworking and disciplined. He has progressed in every fight and finally, he is here.”
Sagar has participated in various Super Boxing Leagues. In an interview, while sharing his experience in Super Boxing Leagues, he said,
During my tenure with SBL, one of my fights was against a great Army boxer who had won a lot of professional matches in the past while I was a complete nobody at the time. After dodging his massive swings and throwing timely punches while constantly trying to calm my nerves, I was finally able to beat him. That is when I got the name ‘The Sher.’ I love this name that the boxing brethren has given me and I hope to continue to do justice to it in the future.”
His stance in the game is orthodox, and he participates in the super welterweight competitions.
- Won 15th Fight World Boxing Council Asian Boxing Council Continental Super Welter title against Rahul Kumar by unanimous decision
- Won 14th Fight against Manish by unanimous decision
- Won 13th Fight against Nigerian boxer Sunday Jeff Iyegbuye by TKO
- Won 12th Fight against Harish Satbir by TKO
- Won 10th Fight against Gulab Lohot by unanimous decision
- Won 9th Fight against Amit Rawat by TKO in 2nd round
- Won 8th Fight against Rahul Kumar by unanimous decision
- Won 7th Fight against Nishant Singh by TKO in 3rd round
- Won 6th Fight against Abdulla Luanja from Tanzania by RTD in 2nd round
- Won 5th Fight against Md. Shadab Khan by unanimous decision
- Won 4th Fight against Inderpal Singh by unanimous decision
- Won 2nd Challange Fight against Ryan Manno
- Won Bakbakan Saadlaw San Calbayog International Championship in Philippines on 13 October 2017
- Won against Haryana Warriors in Super Boxing League
- Won Challenge Boxing League in MP
- Won Gold Medal in International Rural Boxing Championship
- Won Bronze Medal in Haryana Professional Boxing Competition at Gurugram in 2013
- Won Bronze Medal in 48th Senior Men Haryana State Boxing
- Won Bronze Medal in Dr BR Ambedkr All India Senior Men Championship held in Vishakhapatnam
- Won Gold Medal in Cadet & Senior National Kickboxing Championship 2014 in Faridabad
- Won Gold Medal in 17th Junior National Kickboxing Championship 2012 in Visakhapatnam
- Won Gold Medal in 4th North zone Kickboxing Championship in Punjab in 2011
- Won Silver Medal in 4th Indian Open 2012 National Open Kickboxing Championship in New Delhi
- Won Silver Medal in 16th Junior National kickboxing Championship held in Angul Stadium, Odisha
The Outstanding Sports Person by the Governor of Haryana Jagannath Pahadia (during his tenure)
- During childhood, he developed an interest in kickboxing and boxing. After returning from school, he used to watch various boxing matches on YouTube.
- He got a tattoo of his surname”Narwat” inked on his right tricep.
- One of his favourite boxers is Floyd Mayweather Jr.
- He started a boxing training and fitness centre Sagar Narwat Boxing & Fitness Club in 2018. During an interview, while talking about his boxing centre, he said,
In my village, there is no proper conveyance so going to other towns to learn is a problem. People may not have many facilities, but the talent is immense here.”
- In 2021, he was featured in the Hindi music video ‘Changa’ which was released on the YouTube channel Big Bang Music.
- Every year on 4 June, he pays his tribute to a martyred soldier Yashpal Singh Narwat. Yashpal was martyred in a terrorist attack on 4 June 2001 in Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir.
- Sagar has been sponsored by many Indian brands like Sarvodaya Healthcare, Faridabad, GL Tech Marketing, Sports Oodles, and Leopard Nutrition.
- During an interview, he shared that his social media fans have always encouraged him to perform better in his matches. He said,
I consider myself to be extremely lucky to have the support of so many boxing fans of India. While it adds a lot of pressure on me to perform better inside the ring, it also gives me great honour to represent my country in grand, international events.”
- Sagar is an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva.
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