The talented grandson of the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, Biaggio Ali Walsh, is making waves in the world of combat sports. With a knockout victory over Travell Miller, Ali Walsh’s amateur record now stands at an impressive 4-1. All his four victories have come by way of knockout.
As he continues to rise, it is evident that Biaggio Ali Walsh is destined for greatness.
As an amateur, Ali Walsh has first-round knockouts four times in a row. This most recent match occurred on Friday night during PFL 5 at the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.
Ali Walsh delivered a strong blow to Miller, securing victory at the 1:34 mark of the opening round. The crowd erupted in awe and even his younger brother professional boxer Nico Ali Walsh couldn’t contain his excitement as he celebrated alongside rapper Flavor Flav in the stands.
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Ali Walsh’s victory over Miller was not his first spectacular knockout. Prior to this match, he showcased his prowess in the ring against Tom Graesser in November and Isaiah Figueroa in April. He ended up defeating both of them via knockout.
In an interview with ESPN, Biaggio Ali Walsh opened up about the weight of expectations that come with being the grandson of the legendary Muhammad Ali.
Reflecting on his experiences, Biaggio shared: “Just existing and being related to who I’m related to, there’s pressure. I had pressure when I was playing football and that’s a whole different sport. I’m definitely gonna have a lot more pressure participating in a combat sport.”
“But I had that since I was a little kid. I don’t care. I think how you deal with the pressure is a lot more important.”
Before venturing into combat sports, Biaggio Ali Walsh made a name for himself on the football field. He played Division I football at the University of Las Vegas, where he was a running back.