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Kali Meehan-Travis Walker in Play for March 7 in Tasmania

By Ruslan Chikov

Heavyweight Travis Walker (38-7-1, 30KOs) turned down the opportunity to fight unbeaten prospect Magomed Abdusalamov, but he's now being mentioned as the likely opponent for veteran Kali Meehan (38-4, 31KOs) for the IBF's Pan Pacific title on March 7th at the Derwent Entertainment Centre in Hobart, Tasmania. After a near two-year break, Meehan returned to the sport in 2010 and lost a twelve round decision to former WBA champion Ruslan Chagaev. He won his last three rounds.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 01-16-2012

[QUOTE=BostonGuy;11675827]I like Walker as well. He's breathed new life into his career after a rough patch a couple years back when he got KO'd a couple times... I remember watching rough up and push Ruslan Chagaev to the brink in…

Comment by BostonGuy on 01-16-2012

[QUOTE=JRB123;11673406]True...More important fight for Walker as he tries to get back up in the heavyweight ranks. He may have to have another fight after this before getting back to facing top 15 talent. Rooting for him since I knew him…

Comment by joe strong on 01-16-2012

[QUOTE=joe strong;11675738]By James Slater - In what should be a fun fight, heavyweights Kali Meehan and Travis Walker will meet on March 7th in Australia, where 41-year-old New Zealander Meehan is based. Set for 12-rounds, the bout will contest the…

Comment by joe strong on 01-16-2012

By James Slater - In what should be a fun fight, heavyweights Kali Meehan and Travis Walker will meet on March 7th in Australia, where 41-year-old New Zealander Meehan is based. Set for 12-rounds, the bout will contest the IBF…

Comment by joe strong on 01-16-2012

[QUOTE=JRB123;11673406]True...More important fight for Walker as he tries to get back up in the heavyweight ranks. He may have to have another fight after this before getting back to facing top 15 talent. Rooting for him since I knew him…

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