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Boxing’s Legendary Muhammad Ali Family Celebrates Tyjon Lindsey’s Signing With Seattle Seahawks

Published 04/30/2023, 3:02 PM EDT

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Success in sports is frequently determined by how much effort and commitment an athlete puts forth. And it’s always the reason for joy when all of that effort pays off. Tyjon Lindsey, an Oregon State receiver who recently signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted NFL free agent, can attest to the fact that this was the case. But others than just Lindsey’s immediate family members joined in the celebration of his success.

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In an odd turn of events, the family of boxing legend Muhammad Ali also took to social media to express their joy for the young athlete. Rasheda Ali, daughter of the late boxer, was one of the first to post on Instagram, congratulating Lindsey on his success. Biaggio Ali Walsh, Muhammad Ali’s grandson, and Nico Ali Walsh, Muhammad Ali’s other grandson, also took to social media to express their pride and congratulate the young athlete.

The family of Muhammad Ali congratulates Tyjon Lindsey

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The celebration of Tyjon Lindsey’s achievement has brought the Ali family together once again. Muhammad Ali’s daughter Rasheda Ali, grandson Nico Ali Walsh, and Ali’s step-grandson Biaggio Ali Walsh have all taken to Instagram to congratulate Lindsey on signing with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent.

Rasheda Ali shared multiple photos of Lindsey on her Instagram with the caption, “Congratulations @tyjonl1ndsey for all of your hard work and commitment to your faith, family, education, career, and to others. It’s so beautiful to witness hard work paying off. We love the man that you have become!! We are so proud of you signing with @seahawks!”


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Lindsey reposted her post and story, expressing his appreciation with the message “All love forever.” Biaggio Ali Walsh also congratulated Lindsey on his Instagram story, saying “So proud of you dude! God is great! Congrats.” Lindsey reposted the story and replied, “All love Brotha!”

Nico Ali Walsh, a professional boxer himself, simply posted a series of crown emojis on his Instagram story. Lindsey also reposted Nico’s story.

It is heartwarming to see Muhammad Ali’s family come together to celebrate the success of another athlete. The love and support shown by Ali’s family members to Lindsey is a testament to the legacy left behind by the greatest of all time.

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So, dear readers, have you ever had a moment where your loved ones celebrated your accomplishments? How did it feel, and what did it mean to you? Share your experiences in the comments below.



Mrinal Mishra

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Mrinal Mishra is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports, who is dedicated to covering live events with a special emphasis on influencer boxing events. With a focus on storytelling, Mishra strives to bring to light the stories of fighters that often go untold. As a big fan of Mike Tyson, Mishra believes that boxing will remain relevant for eternity, and he is committed to covering the sport with the respect and admiration it deserves.

Edited By: Arijit Saha