Jalen Walker Signs Promotional Contract with Top Rank

03/08/2024 - No comments

Jalen Walker, the unbeaten junior lightweight left-hander boasting a 12-0-1 record with 10 knockouts, just bagged a sweet deal with Top Rank, locking him in for the foreseeable future. The excitement is real as this talent is set to debut under the Top Rank flag on April 13, going head-to-head with Alejandro Guerrero, who himself has a solid 12 wins and 9 knockouts, in an eight-rounder in Corpus Christi, Texas. This fight is heating up as the precursor on ESPN+ before the main event featuring Jared Anderson and Ryad Merhy throwing down.

Top Rank’s head honcho, Bob Arum, is all in on Walker, predicting he’ll mix it up with the top dogs in the division before long. Walker is pumped to join the ranks of a promotional company that’s supported the likes of Muhammad Ali among other boxing legends, and he’s not just here to take part; he’s here to take over with a mix of hard work, perseverance, and Top Rank’s muscle behind him.

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Charlie Sims and his team at Huge Project Management are buzzing with excitement about this partnership, fully confident that Walker’s skills are about to steal the spotlight. Originating from Los Angeles, Walker dove into the boxing scene at seven and quickly racked up an impressive 108-13 amateur record. Since turning professional in 2019, he’s been knocking out competitors, proving his prowess against tough opponents, and keeping his undefeated record intact, which has the boxing community chattering.

So, as Walker and Guerrero gear up for their showdown, where are you placing your bets? Is Walker set to continue his ascent to stardom, or will Guerrero put a stop to the hype? Let’s get into it.