WEALTHTV LANDS ADAMEK-WALKER
Press Release: WealthTV has secured the live US television rights for the September 8th heavyweight battle between Tomasz Adamek (46-2-0) and Travis “Freight Train” Walker (39-7-1). The fight will originate in front of Adamek’s fans at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, marking Adamek’s ninth appearance there. [It will be a rare Saturday afternoon event, whith the bout being aired in Adamek's home country, Poland on prime time].
Adamek of Gilowice, Poland is the former WBC light heavyweight and former IBF cruiserweight champion and is a legitimate heavyweight contender, having amassed a record of 8-1 as a heavyweight. He has signature wins over Andrew Golota, Chris Arreola, Michael Grant and most recently Eddie Chambers.
Standing nearly 6’5”, Walker of Houston, Texas is coming off a big TKO win over Kali Meehan.
“This will be an exciting fight to watch. Adamek... has tremendous talent and speed. Walker is recognized as one of the legitimate heavyweights in the US and has size and power and the winner will see himself in a major fight later in the year. We’re excited to feature this top-world rated match on WealthTV,” stated Charles Herring, president of WealthTV.
“Once again Tomasz is testing himself against a ranked opponent”, said Kathy Duva, CEO of Main Events.
“The winner of this bout will be in the mix for a significant bout in the Heavyweight division. Walker knows that this is his big opportunity to position himself for another major fight”.