The Paul Williams career talk

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Arminius1, Mar 25, 2021.

  1. Arminius1

    Arminius1 Member Full Member

    Jun 7, 2019
    I remember he was being touted as the next middle weight champion. His come at you style had him take too many shots I believe. And then Sergio Martinez knocked him out. Unfortunately, he suffered a motor cycle accident. I don t think he would have been the same boxer afterwards because Lara beat him up pretty bad after his Martinez fight.
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  2. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

    Apr 3, 2012
    I was at the Margarito fight and I met him at the Santa Monica Pier a few days before. He had an underrated chin to be taking shots from Margarito like that and unreal punch output.

    He was signed to fight Canelo when the accident happened. I think that most likely would’ve been his last big fight and his prime had ended already.
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  3. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Sep 21, 2013
    Prime Williams would have tested Canelos defence big time.