NEW YORK (AP) — Nico Ali Walsh, Muhammad Ali’s grandson, remained unbeaten in his boxing profession Saturday night with a triumph at Madison Square Nursery, where The Best battled a portion of his most critical sessions.
Richard Torrez Jr. also, Duke Ragan, who won silver decorations for the U.S. last year in the Olympics, likewise were champs on the undercard of Vasiliy Lomachenko’s match against Jamaine Ortiz.
Ali Walsh (7-0) beat Billy Wagner by consistent choice in his initial six-round session. Ali Walsh bloodied Wagner’s face early and the middleweight exhibited a portion of his granddad’s dramatic skill, stopping to raise his arms and empower the serenades of “Ali! Ali!” while he had his adversary on the ropes in the primary round.
It was Ali Walsh’s second session at Madison Square Nursery, where Ali battled multiple times, winning every one of them aside from the “Battle of the Hundred years,” the 1971 first battle of his set of three with Joe Frazier. Ali retaliated for that misfortune at the Nursery in 1974 preceding winning their legendary elastic match in the Philippines.
Torrez (4-0, 4 KOs) halted Ahmed Hefny of Egypt in the third round of their heavyweight session, in the wake of dominating his last game by knockout in 44 seconds.
Ragan (8-0), a featherweight, had a lot harder time prior to edging Puerto Rican veteran Luis Lebron by close however consistent choice. There were a few boos after the choice was reported.
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