Undefeated welterweight Paul â€œThe Punisherâ€? Williams is ready
Undefeated welterweight Paul â€œThe Punisherâ€? Williams pounded former two-time champion Shamba Mitchell to the canvas four times in four rounds before ref Vic Draculich waved off the fight at 2:57.
The bout was at the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada, and was broadcast on HBO's Boxing After Dark as desert after a meal with Maskaev.
The 25-year-old Paul Williams, hailing from Aiken, Georgia, has 31 wins in 31 fights (23 KOs) and is ranked #1 by the IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO. He is also, as Max Kellerman described him on the B.A.D broadcast, a â€œunique freak.â€?
Unique because Williams is a 6-foot-1-inch welterweight in a land of short men (Sharmba Mitchell, the mean, the norm, stands at 5-7).
Unique because Paul Williams has an 82â€? reach.
To call Paul Williams a string bean would be misleading, because is all red meat.
After his dismantling of Sharmba Saturday night (it took Mayweather 6 rounds to accomplish the same feat), the victorious Williams called out the other champs: “Margarito, Baldomir, Floyd â€“ anyone at '47 with one of those big belts,” he said. “New blood in the sport.” Read more at the BLOG