Nico Ali Walsh Muhammad Ali's grandson is welcomed as a hero in Africa

Nico Ali Walsh Muhammad Ali's grandson is welcomed as a hero in Africa

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December 12th, 2023

Nico Ali Walsh, who is set to fight French boxer Noel Lafargue was greeted with a hero's welcome honoring him as a worthy successor of his grandfather Muhammad Ali .

People flocked to the streets to greet him and gave him a hero's welcome, complete with music and a parade, celebrating his ancestry as Muhammad Ali's successor and displaying support for his next fight, making Nico Walsh Ali feel right at home.

Nico Walsh Ali is hoping for redemption against Noel Lafargue after his past two fights didn't go well. He lost the unbeaten streak after losing to Sona Akale by majority decision on August 26 and his battle with Danny Rosenberger was a no-contest when his opponent tested positive for PEDs.

 

Muhammad Ali - King OF Africa

Several of Muhammad Ali's most notable events took place in Africa, notably the 1974 'Rumble in the Jungle' in Kinshasa, Zaire, in which Ali defeated George Foreman and recovered the WBC, WBA, and lineal heavyweight titles.

In addition, after defeating Sonny Liston for the World Heavyweight Championship as Cassius Clay in 1964, Ali flew to Lagos, Nigeria, where he was hailed as 'The King of the World' by the throngs that gathered to see him.

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