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Muhammad Ali's grandson signs modeling contract

The 17-year-old was just signed to Wilhelmina Models.

Rapper Flavor Flav (center) with Muhammad Ali's grandsons, Biaggio Ali Walsh (leftGetty Images

It looks like great genes run in the family.

Biaggio Ali Walsh, the grandson of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, announced on Twitter that he has signed a contract with Wilhelmina Models, one of the biggest modeling agencies in the world. "So excited that I signed with Willhelmina Models! Thank you and I'm excited to work with you guys! @Wilhelmina," he wrote.

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And he's not just a pretty face — like his grandfather, the 17-year-old is a killer athlete, ranking as one of the top high school football players in the country. According to CBS Sports, Walsh has offers to play college football at several Division I colleges, including the University of Arizona and the University of California.

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Whether Walsh chooses to pursue athletics or modeling, one thing's for sure — he'll be a knockout.

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