Samota won a gold medal in the Super heavyweight category at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, defeating Tariq Abdul Haqq of Trinidad & Tobago 5-1. In the fifth Commonwealth Boxing Championships held in New Delhi from 10–18 March 2010, he, along with five other fellow Indians, won a gold medal, defeating New Zealand's Joseph Parker 7-3. He won a bronze medal in the Men's Super heavyweight category at the 2010 Asian Games, as he lost in the semifinals to eventual winner Zhang Zhilei.
Paramjeet Samota added a third gold medal for India in the super-heavyweight category, comfortably defeating Tariq Abdul Haqq of Trinidad and Tobago 5-1.
Earlier, the day started perfectly for the Indians when Samota eked out a hard-fought 7-3 triumph over New Zealand's Joseph Parker
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