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PFL signs an amateur contract with Muhammad Ali's grandson

On Wednesday, the Professional Fighting League announced that it had signed Biaggio Ali Walsh to an amateur MMA contract. Ali Walsh is the grandson of famous boxer Muhammad Ali. He will make his debut on their PFL Finals card, scheduled for November at an as yet unannounced location.

The 24-year-old fighter, a former running back at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, began his mixed martial arts training at Xtreme Couture in 2020. trip. Ali Walsh is the brother of professional boxer Nico.

“I would like to thank the Pro League for their support and trust in me. I can’t wait to get into PFL SmartCage,” Ali Walsh said via a press release. “I have a legacy to carry on, a legacy that my grandfather started, my brother and I continue, and I choose to continue that legacy in the professional fighting leagues. My only goal is to one day be a PFL world champion.”

The PFL will help develop young talent throughout his career.

“We are very pleased to welcome Piaggio Ali Walsh to the Professional Fighting League,” Ray Sefo, president of PFL fighter operations, said via a press release. “I look forward to working with Biaggio and his team as he continues to grow in MMA. Biaggio has a world of talent that he will develop in the PFL.”

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