Liam Williams (Boxer)

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Church Village, Wales
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Gemini

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Birthplace
Church Village, Wales

Liam Williams is a professional boxer from Wales who competed for the WBO interim light-middleweight title in 2017 and the WBO middleweight title in 2021. Between 2014 and 2016, Liam Williams held the British and Commonwealth light-middleweight titles, and from 2018 to October 2020, he held the British middleweight title.

Early Life

Liam Williams was born in Church Village, Wales on 26 May 1992. According to his birth date, he is 30 years old (as of 2022) under the zodiac sign Gemini. Liam holds welsh nationality while his ethnicity is not mentioned. Other than that, no details on his parents, siblings, family members, or other members of his family are known.

Education

Speaking of his educational background, he received his degree from one of Wales’ renowned universities. His University’s name is not, however, given.

Liam Williams (Boxer) – Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, Williams claims to have started his amateur career at the age of nine. He claims to have won 44 of 49 contests, earning numerous accolades in Britain and around Europe. In 2011, Williams made his professional light-middleweight debut.

He defeated the more seasoned Ryan Clark at the age of 18 and won every round of the fight[3]. In November 2014, he defeated Michael Lomax in the second round to claim the vacant Commonwealth light-middleweight title. Moreover, He added the vacant British national championship the following year by defeating Kris Carslaw at Manchester Arena in the second round of their fight.

In what has been called a gory grudge fight, he successfully defended both titles by stopping an unbeaten Gary Corcoran in the 11th round on July 16, 2016, at the Ice Arena Wales. On April 8, 2017, in the Manchester Arena, Williams was controversially defeated by former WBO light-middleweight world champion Liam Smith.

Smith was ineligible to inherit the interim WBO light-middleweight world title (owned by Canelo Alvarez who is moving to a higher weight and is anticipated to vacate the title) due to the improper weight for the fight.

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Caption: Liam Williams holding a title belt source: Suzi Wong.

More about his career

Further, Williams took on middleweight contender Alantez Fox on December 21, 2019, who was ranked #2 by the WBO and #12 by the IBF. Williams was TKO’d in the fifth round to claim victory. Moreover, Williams knocked out Andrew Robinson in the first round on October 10, 2020.

Williams lost a unanimous decision with scores of 118-109, 118-109, and 116-111 when he fought the unbeaten WBO middleweight champion, Demetrius Andrade, for his world title on April 17, 2021.

Williams faced Chris Eubank Jr., who was ranked #1 by the WBA, #3 by the WBC, #5 by the WBO, and #7 by The Ring, on February 5, 2022. In order to win a 12-round unanimous decision, Eubank Jr. scored four knockdowns. The judges gave him scores of 117-109, 116-109, and 116-108.

Liam Williams (Boxer) – Net Worth 2023

Liam Williams has earned a huge amount of money throughout his boxing career. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be around $1.4 million.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Liam Williams married his long-time girlfriend Sophie Harries. Sophie Harries is a Welsh fashion model who is known to many due to her relationship with Liam. Sophie Harries and Liam Williams first met in 2015 and have been romantically linked ever since.

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Caption: Liam Williams with his girlfriend Sophie Harries source: Wales Online.

Liam Williams (Boxer) – Body Measurements

Liam Williams is very handsome and attractive, undoubtedly. He has an excellent height of about 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighs about 70 kg (154 lbs). In addition, Liam has brown pair of eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Liam Williams is active on his Instagram account @liamwilliamsko with 55.1K followers. Liam also has 39.2K followers on Twitter.