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Team Abdusalamov: Travis Walker, He Ran For The Hills

By Bill Kozloff, allboxing.ru

According to co-promoter Boris Grinberg, veteran heavyweight Travis Walker vanished when negotiations began to get serious for a February fight with unbeaten prospect Magomed Abdusalamov (12-0, 12KOs). The Russian prospect will now return in Las Vegas on February 3rd against Cuban Pedro Rodriguez (8-0, 6KOs).

"It is very difficult to find an opponent to Magomed. Nobody wants to be beaten. This can be explained with the refusal by Walker. He was offered money, but he said it was not enough. Then we went to the matchmaker and offered him a thousand more than what he demanded. After that, Walker vanished. He did not respond to phone calls and contacting him was impossible. We offered pretty good money for an eight to ten round fight," Grinberg said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 01-14-2012

[QUOTE=Freedom.;11643485]Travis Walker didn't want to get KOed again. I nearly decided to go to Las Vegas for that weekend, but the new opponent isn't interesting enough to make it worthwhile.[/QUOTE]i was right...walker is fighting kali meehan in australia march 7...

Comment by Juuza on 01-09-2012

This dude Magomed Abdusalamov is garbage and he fought only ultra tomato cans. There is no way this guy ko Walker. Magomed Abdusalamov is another pathetic hype job.

Comment by Freedom. on 01-08-2012

better opponent for this one: And this one:

Comment by Orthodox Stance on 01-08-2012

[QUOTE=Freedom.;11644368]It's a disgrace for a pro fighter to show up in as bad of shape as Burnett.[/QUOTE] here below another pizza delivery boy fighting the subject of this thread

Comment by Freedom. on 01-08-2012

[QUOTE=Orthodox Stance;11644351][/QUOTE] It's a disgrace for a pro fighter to show up in as bad of shape as Burnett.

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