Muhammad Ali's Grandson Records Emphatic Knockout Win Over Tough Opponent

Muhammad Ali's Grandson Records Emphatic Knockout Win Over Tough Opponent

  • Nico Walsh over the weekend continued his impressive career run in boxing by beating Alejandro Ibarra
  • The 21-year-old who is the grandson of Muhammad Ali recorded the brilliant win in the first round
  • And after the win, Nico Walsh paid tribute to his late grandfather Muhammad Ali who passed on in the year 2016

Nico Walsh who is the grandson of boxing legend Muhammad Ali has continued his impressive performances in boxing over the weekend by beating Alejandro Ibarra.

The 21-year-old Nico Walsh was so superb in this boxing fight against Alejandro Ibarra as he knocked out his opponent in the first round with brutal punch.

According to the report in the Daily Mail, Nico Walsh entered the the ring with a record of 4-0, in which three of those victories came by way of knockout.

Nico Walsh, Muhammad Ali, Alejandro Ibarra
Muhammad Ali's grandson records emphatic knockout win over tough opponent. Photo by Steve Marcus
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And he added a fifth win in empathic fashion, knocking out Ibarra with seconds of the first round remaining.

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It was a second defeat in nine pro fights for Ibarra who was floored by a devastating left hook-right hand combination.

Mayweather gears up for his next big money fight, will compete on a Helipad on top of a Dubai hotel

Earlier, Sports Brief, Floyd Money Mayweather is no stranger to exhibition fights which draws in big money, and his latest event is no different.

Mayweather will take on former sparring partner, Don Moore, on a helipad situated on top of the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai. The top of the hotel is 700 feet above sea level.

The fight is also being billed as the world’s first Non-fungible Tokens (NFT’) sports event because the tickets are only available as NFT’s.

NFT’s are a form of Ethereum. Ethereum is a cryptocurrency, Currently tickets are being sold for 65 Ethereum which equates to £150 000 per ticket. The unique event will be billed as The Global Titan Fight Series and will also feature other big names on the card.

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UFC Hall of Famer, Anderson Silva, will compete against fellow Brazilians, Bruno Machado, while two-weight world champion, Badou Jack, will also be fighting on the card. His opponent will be Egypt’s Hany Atiyo.

Money Mayweather has drawn criticism from boxing purists for some of his recent fights. Mayweather retired from the sport after achieving 50 wins without suffering a single defeat. He then went on to make more money than he did in boxing by participating in special exhibition bouts.

Source: Sports Brief News