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Williams and Williams Triumph

Las Vegas, NV August 5th— The crowd was at capacity last night when Guilty Promotions in association with Silverhawk Boxing promoted a night of Championship boxing in the new exhibit hall inside the South Coast Hotel & Casino in the fabulous city of Las Vegas, Nevada. The Main Event of the evening saw the newly crowned NBA World Champion Rubin "Mr Hollywood" Williams (29-2 16 KO's), of Detroit, MI face and defeat the super durable Max Heyman (21-9 13 KO's) of Albuquerque, NM..

This was a twelve round instant classic where both fighters bled for the win! The bout started off slow in the first round but quickly turned into a war as both fighters came forward butting heads and dually began to bleed by the 2 nd round. Both fighters traded mind-numbing blows during the bout but it was Williams landing the cleaner, more effective shots. Williams stated "I honestly felt I'd catch him and knock him out. I give him credit, though; I hit him with some good shots". Heyman made a fearless effort in the later stages of the bout but was unable to overcome the heart and desire of the hard punching Williams. "He was much tougher than I thought he'd be, to be honest," said Williams. All three judges scored the bout 115-113 for Williams.

In the Co Main event, WBC Cabofe and NBA World Champion Sherman "The Caribbean Tank" Williams (31-10-2 17 KO's) whacked Josh Gutcher (18-6 13 KO's) of Albia, IA into a deep sleep at the official time of 1:11 of the very first round. After the fight Williams would comment, "This was certainly one of the best KO's I've scored." When asked about what he wants next Williams stated, "I'm just going to be waiting for the right opportunity, but I'd like a piece of that James Toney - Sam Peter fight."

In other Action, former Mexican Olympian Erick Vega (2-0 1KO) of Phoenix, AZ defeated Cornell Davis in a 4 round Heavyweight attraction official scores were 39-37 and 40-36 twice. Featherweight Dominic Coca (6-1 2 KO's) dominated Jorge Cardenas (7-1-2 5 KO's) of Los Angeles, CA over six highly entertaining rounds in which Cardenas met the canvas several times and was also deducted a point for low blows late in the fight. All three judges saw the bout 58-53, 57-53, 58-51. Juan Carlos Santiago battled Baladan Treviso to a 4 round draw in the walkout bout of the evening.

Article posted on 06.08.2006



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