Found May 29, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
The man was known as the most feared prize fighter in the sport for a time. The 6’1” southpaw, sporting the wingspan of a small passenger jet, was the kind of imposing figure that few were willing touch with a 10 foot pole. In fact, such was his size that you might figure on having that 10 foot pole just to reach him. It was with these lengthy concerns that Paul Williams, the affable Aiken, South Carolina native, found much of the challenge in his career. His biggest victory was often just getting opponents into the ring. Corralling competition aside, what made him all the more enigmatic a fighter over the course of his time in the spotlight and upper echelon of the sport was that his fighting style seemed to belie the very attributes that made him such a daunting prospect to face. Instead of using that abnormal length for a 147-pounder, Williams liked to get close and bang away inside. Instead of standing tall and pumping out a jab, “The Punisher” preferred to crouch low and t...

Sergio Martinez is ‘deeply saddened’ by Paul Williams’ accident

The Ring and WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez publicly expressed sadness for former two-time WBO welterweight king Paul “The Punisher” Williams who severed his spinal cord and was paralyzed from the waist down in a motorcycle crash Sunday morning … Continue reading →

Maravilla comments on Paul Williams accident

fter reading reports that came out this weekend that Paul Williams was in a horrible motorcycle accident, which has left the former welterweight and junior middleweight world champion paralyzed from the waist down, a shocked and saddened middleweight champion, Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez commented on the tragic event. Here's the complete message from Sergio Martinez...
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