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Video: Martinez – Williams II press conference

Sergio Martinez and Paul Williams meet the media for the final time before their November 20 rematch in Atlantic City Watch Sergio Martinez – Paul Williams II Final Press Conference in Sports  |  View More Free Videos Online at Read More »

Video: Paul Williams

One of the best fighters in the world, Paul Williams talks about his rematch with Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez Watch Paul Williams in Sports  |  View More Free Videos Online at Read More »

Q & A with Sebastian Zbik

At the recent WBC Convention Germany’s unbeaten Sebastian Zbik 30-0(10) and currently hold the Interim WBC championship was mandated to fight the winner of the upcoming Sergio Martinez-Paul Williams fight. He hopes to get the winner possibly as soon as March 2011. The 28 year old who resides in Schwerin, Germany debuted back in 2004 and has been busy ever ... Read More »

MARTINEZ – WILLIAMS II NYC PRESS CONFERENCE PHOTO GALLERY Claudia Bocanegra was at the Palm West in New York City to capture the images from the press conference to announce world Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez November 20th title defense against Paul Williams in a rematch of their thrilling fight in December. The bout will take place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City Read More »

Notes & Quotes from Martinez-Williams press conference

On Thursday, Goossen Tutor Promotions and DiBella Entertainment held a press conference in New York City to promote the Nov. 20 rematch between Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez and Paul “The Punisher” Williams. The bout will take place in Atlantic City, New Jersey at Boardwalk Hall and is hosted by Caesars Atlantic City. was there to cover the press conference. Notes ... Read More »

Martinez – Williams II is ON for November 20 in Atlantic City

One of the most highly anticipated rematches has finally been inked as according to Dan Rafael of, Middleweight world champion Sergio Martinez will defend his crown against Paul Williams on November 20 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. “It’s nice to get it completed,” Dan Goossen, Williams’ promoter, said. “It’s not a matter of whose fault it is [that ... Read More »

Q & A with Lucas Matthysse

Just last week it was rumoured that Argentinean power puncher Lucas Matthysse 27-0(25) 1 No Contest would make a quick return after his impressive first round destruction of Rogelio Castaneda Jr by taking the biggest fight of his career to date against Zab Judah on 6 November in Newark, NJ. While it is all just talk at the moment, it ... Read More »

AUDIO: KERMIT CINTRON Matt Yanofsky speaks with contender Kermit Cintron surrounding his controversial defeat to Paul Williams and 2010 outlook. click-to-listen-to-kermit-cintron Read More »

The curious case of Kermit and Paul

Here’s what we know. Saturday two welterweight titlists made a non-title match at junior-middleweight on HBO’s “World Championship Boxing.” In the middle of the fourth round of a fight neither was winning conclusively, the mens’ limbs tangled. One ended on the canvas. The other ended outside the ring, where a doctor said he was unfit to continue. His opponent won ... Read More »

Williams Gets Bizarre Technical Decision


CARSON, CALIFORNIA — After the most unusual of endings, Paul Williams was declared the technical decision victor over Kermit Cintron due to an injury before the end of four rounds in the HBO World Championship Boxing main event at the Home Depot Center. Williams (39-1, 27 KOs) of Augusta, Georgia now has a win over Cintron (32-3-1, 28 KOs) of ... Read More »

Williams, Cintron Ready for Battle

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — Top ten pound-for-pounder Paul Williams takes on perennial contender Kermit Cintron in a non-title twelve-round light middleweight fight tonight at the Home Depot Center in nearby Carson. The fight will be broadcast live by HBO alongside the replay of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Shane Mosley fight from last week. Fighters for tonight’s event weighed in Friday afternoon ... Read More »

Paul Williams: Still Auditioning for a Superfight

Last Saturday, two fighters presumed to be among the top three welterweights in the world squared off before millions of viewers on pay-per-view. Of course, Floyd Mayweather Jr. completely outboxed an older version of former pound-for-pound kingpin Shane Mosley in a fight that left many at home wanting. This Saturday at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, Paul Williams ... Read More »

In pursuit of an unbiased look at Kelly Pavlik

Wednesday brought some good news about Kelly Pavlik. All is ready but the contracts for Pavlik to defend his middleweight championship in April against Sergio Martinez. It isn’t the rematch we wanted for Martinez after his fantastic fight with Paul Williams two months ago, but it’s better than any match we’ve seen Pavlik make since Bernard Hopkins in 2008. It’s ... Read More »

HUGE WILLIAMS-MARTINEZ PHOTO GALLERY Claudia Bocanegra was on hand to capture the potential Fight of The Year between Paul Williams and Sergio Martinez in Atlantic City. The pictures tell the story as Williams and Martinez locked up in a classic Middleweight brawl. Photos from the whole card which includes Chris Arreola’s 4th round stoppage over Brian Minto Plus Tony Thompson scoring a ninth ... Read More »

Why we watch the fights

Maybe it wasn’t the best fight of the year, or maybe it was. What Paul Williams and Sergio Martinez did Saturday, though, deserves an award of some sort. How about favorite fight of the year? The one that, when considered as a 36-minute body of work, brings back the most complete feelings of satisfaction to those who saw it. The ... Read More »

Williams scores Majority decision Martinez in classic battle

Paul Williams scored a close majority decision victory over Sergio Martinez in a battle of world champions in a twelve round Middleweight fight at the Adrian Phillips Ballroom inside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City The fight was non-stop action from the beginning and the first round provided some serious fireworks as both fighters scored knockdowns. It Williams who struck first ... Read More »

Paul Williams wants to be feared instead of avoided

Paul Williams isn’t playing dodge ball, although a lot of potential business partners do seem to duck, dodge and scatter in search of a lesser threat when confronted by hands as dangerous as any wrecking ball at any weight between 147 and 168 pounds. But the dodge game is won by steps over, around and always away from harm’s way. ... Read More »

Williams – Martinez Press Conference Photo Gallery Claudia Bocanegra was on hand at The Palm Restaurant in New York City as Paul Williams and Sergio Martinez met the media in advance of their big fight Saturday night in Atlantic City. also on hand was the Heavyweight co-feature between Chris Arreola and Brian Minto. Read More »

Paul Williams to battle Sergio Martinez on December 5th in Atlantic City

According to Dan Rafael of, Paul Williams will challenge WBC Super Welterweight champion Sergio Martinez in a non-tilte bout on December 5th in Atlantic City. Williams was originally scheduled to challenge middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik for the title in the main arena. However, the fight was canceled Oct. 21 when Pavlik withdrew for the second time because of persistent ... Read More »

Pavlik – Williams OFF AGAIN

According to Dan Rafael of, the much anticipated showdown between Middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik and Paul Williams has been postponed for a second time due to a lingering Staph infection in the left hand of Pavlik. The bout was originally scheduled for this month and later postponed to December 5th in Atlantic City will have to wait some more. ... Read More »

Three Time World Champion Paul “The Punisher” Williams to Attend “Showdown at the Shipley Arena” September 25 in Westminster, MD!

Westminster, MD – Former three time world champion and pound for pound elite Paul “The Punisher” Williams will appear as a special guest for TNT Promotions 21’s fight card next Friday, September 25. Williams will be on hand to check out longtime sparring partner Mark “TNT” Tucker, who will look to win his first title in the ten round main ... Read More »

Pavlik vs. Williams PPD

The WBC and WBO World Middleweight Championship bout between Kelly Pavlik and challenger Paul Williams will be rescheduled to a new date of Nov. 21 or early December at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Sources close to the Pavlik camp state that Kelly has suffered an injury while in training. Reports are that Pavlik suffered an injury to his middle ... Read More »


LOS ANGELES (April 20, 2009) – From the days when he was a really skinny kid with little amateur experience to today where he is now a skinny young man that has unquestionably become the most feared boxer on the planet, the man behind Paul “The Punisher” Williams has been manager-trainer George Peterson. The well-respected Peterson, a Washington D.C.-native who ... Read More »

The Punisher Pushes toward the Elite: My Pound for Pound List (As Of 4/12/09)

1. Manny Pacquiao {Junior Welterweight} In what is undoubtedly the most anticipated and meaningful fight of 2009, Pacquiao will take on Junior Welterweight king Ricky Hatton May 2 on HBO PPV. While many of the PPV cards over the last few years have had boxing fans irate, the Pacquiao-Hatton hard will be worth every penny as this clash of styles ... Read More »


Winky Wright 159 – Paul Williams 157 Chris Arreola 255 – Jameel McCline 271 Danny Garcia 143 – Humberto Tapia 143.5 Shawn Estrada 164.5 – Omar Coffi 163.5 Jose Rodriguez 155 – Pablo Montes De Oca 155 Craig Mcewen 161 – Alexis Division 161 Michael Dallas 139 – Terrance Jett 139 Juan Dominguez 127 – Ramon Flores 128 Rico Ramos ... Read More »


LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, April 10 – What happens when two of boxing’s most feared superstars can’t find anyone willing to step up and face them? They fight each other. On Saturday, April 11th, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, former Junior Middleweight World Champion Winky Wright will look to stop the meteoric rise of two-division World ... Read More »


Winky Wright, Former Undisputed Junior Middleweight: “I want to fight the best, I’ve been out for 21 months and I’m ready to get back in the ring.” “There won’t be any playing around. I won’t be just blocking, I’ll be throwing a lot of punches, a lot of hard punches on Saturday night. No one can win a fight by ... Read More »

Inverse of the inverse: Why Williams-Wright will be good

About two years ago, after a pair of Tucson press conferences, this column predicted the careers of Winky Wright and Rocky Juarez would diverge considerably – with Wright’s taking the bad turn: “In 2007, Winky Wright and Rocky Juarez will see their careers go on paths opposite those of 2006.” Would that the author had aged as well as the ... Read More »