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He was the National Middleweight Amateur Champion in 1996.
Sheika compiled a successful amateur career, capturing a National Middleweight Championship at National AAU Boxing Tournament in 1996.
Sheika was involved in ESPN Friday Night Fights "Fight of the Year" in both 2003 and 2004.
Sheika defeated now-imprisoned boxer James Butler in late 2004. Sheika also defeated future IBF light heavyweight champion Glen Johnson, who went on to defeat Antonio Tarver.
Omar Sheika won against Garrett Wilson on March 26, 2010 by a 4th-round TKO. On June 18, 2010 Omar continued his winning streak beating Jim Strohl by a 3rd-round TKO.
Sheika suffered his tenth career loss on October 15, 2010 against Adrian Diaconu, with Diaconu winning by a unanimous decision after ten rounds of boxing despite Sheika flooring Diaconu with a right earlier in the fight.
On April 23, 2011 Omar lost a unanimous decision against Garrett Wilson after twelve rounds of boxing. The fight was for the vacant USBA Cruiserweight title.
On January 21, 2012 he beat Charles Hayward by unanimous decision over 10 rounds for his title belt, the inaugural "Bad and Mean" Cruiserweight title, though it was fought at the light heavyweight limit of 175 pounds..
On April 27, 2012 Sheika fought Yusaf Mack, losing via unanimous decision. The fight was for the USBA Light Heavyweight title.
Omar grew up in Patterson, New Jersey in a Palestinian-American family.
Currently, Omar Sheika is 46 years, 1 months and 0 days old. Omar Sheika will celebrate 47th birthday on a Tuesday 20th of February 2024. Below we countdown to Omar Sheika upcoming birthday.