Arthur Williams (boxer)

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Arthur Williams
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Real nameArthur James Williams
Nickname(s)King
Weight(s)
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Reach80 in (203 cm)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1964-11-12) November 12, 1964 (age 56)
Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record [1]
Total fights65
Wins47
Wins by KO30
Losses17
Draws1

Arthur James Williams (born November 12, 1964) is an American former professional boxer who competed between 1989 and 2010. He held the IBF cruiserweight title from 1998 to 1999 and challenged twice for the WBA cruiserweight title in 1994.

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Professional career

Williams became professional in 1989 and fell short in his first shot at a major championship title, a 1994 split-decision loss to Orlin Norris for the World Boxing Association Cruiserweight Title. Williams was knocked out in the third round in a rematch with Norris later that year. It was not until 1998 that Williams got another shot at a title belt, a 1998 bout with Imamu Mayfield for the International Boxing Federation Cruiserweight Title. Williams lost the belt in his first defense to Vassiliy Jirov in a seventh-round knockout.

In 2010, Williams defeated Valente Tinajero (8-0, 4 KO's) on the Holyfield-Botha Undercard. In December 2010, Williams, 46, lost a ten-round decision to Carl Davis for the vacant USBO Cruiserweight title in Chicago, Illinois, in his last major bout.

Professional boxing record

47 Wins (30 knockouts, 17 decisions), 17 Losses (9 knockouts, 8 decisions), 1 Draw
ResultRecordOpponentTypeRoundDateLocationNotes
Loss14-3 Flag of the United States.svg Carl Davis UD1017/12/2010 Flag of Illinois.svg Chicago, Illinois, United States USBO Cruiserweight Title. 93-97, 93-96, 93-96.
Win8-0 Flag of the United States.svg Valente TinajeroUD610/04/2010 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States 59-55, 59-55, 59-55.
Loss10-4 Flag of the United States.svg Victor BarraganTKO723/10/2009 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States WBC USNBC Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:20 of the seventh round.
Win17-2-3 Flag of the United States.svg Dewey CooperMD1006/02/2009 Flag of California.svg Lemoore, California, United States WBC USNBC Cruiserweight Title. 98-92, 96-94, 95-95.
Win17-1-3 Flag of the United States.svg Dewey CooperTD523/10/2008 Flag of California.svg Lemoore, California, United States WBC USNBC Cruiserweight Title. 48-47, 49-47, 49-47.
Win5-3-1 Flag of the United States.svg Clarence MooreUD621/05/2008 Flag of North Carolina.svg Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, United States 60-52, 60-52, 60-52.
Loss13-0 Flag of Germany.svg Alexander FrenkelTKO516/02/2008 Flag of Germany.svg Nuremberg, Bayern, Germany Referee stopped the bout at 2:02 of the fifth round.
Win51-3 Flag of the United States.svg Kenny Keene TKO1029/07/2006 Flag of Idaho.svg Boise, Idaho, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:43 of the tenth round.
Win14-5 Flag of the United States.svg Gary GomezSD1020/01/2006 Flag of Idaho.svg Worley, Idaho, United States 95-95, 96-94, 98-93.
Loss16-0-2 Flag of the United States.svg Felix Cora, Jr. TKO827/10/2005 Flag of Idaho.svg Worley, Idaho, United States NABF Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 3:00 of the eighth round.
Win15-5 Flag of the United States.svg Ali SupremeKO316/06/2005 Flag of Idaho.svg Worley, Idaho, United States NABF Cruiserweight Title. Supreme knocked out at 1:34 of the third round.
Loss21-1-1 Flag of the United States.svg Danny BatchelderSD1014/05/2005 Flag of Utah.svg Salt Lake City, Utah, United States 94-97, 92-98, 97-94.
Win26-17-4 Flag of the United States.svg Tim ShocksUD824/03/2005 Flag of Idaho.svg Worley, Idaho, United States 80-71, 80-71, 80-71.
Win16-2 Flag of the United States.svg Luke MunsenTKO819/08/2004 Flag of Idaho.svg Worley, Idaho, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:08 of the eighth round.
Loss7-8-1 Flag of the United States.svg Charles DavisUD1029/07/2004 Flag of California.svg Oakland, California, United States 91-98, 90-99, 93-96.
Loss9-0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg David Haye TKO312/05/2004 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom Referee stopped the bout at 2:48 of the third round.
Loss16-0-1 Flag of Russia.svg Vadim TokarevUD1029/04/2004 Flag of Russia.svg Kazan, Russia 90-100, 91-99, 92-99.
Win7-11-2 Flag of the United States.svg Marcus Harvey TKO120/02/2004 Flag of California.svg Norwalk, California, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:12 of the first round.
Loss19-0 Flag of the United States.svg Rydell Booker UD1013/06/2003 Flag of Michigan.svg Detroit, Michigan, United States
Win14-34-8 Flag of the United States.svg Wesley MartinTD528/03/2003 Flag of California.svg Bell Gardens, California, United States
Loss19-1-1 Flag of Jamaica.svg O'Neil Bell TKO908/11/2002 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win25-14 Flag of the United States.svg Don NormandKO124/08/2002 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Normand knocked out at 1:39 of the first round.
Win11-10-1 Flag of the United States.svg Darryl HollowellTKO207/06/2002 Flag of Mississippi.svg Southaven, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:28 of the second round.
Loss16-0-1 Flag of the United States.svg Kelvin Davis SD1223/03/2002 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss16-1 Flag of Jamaica.svg O'Neil Bell TKO1107/09/2001 Flag of North Dakota.svg Hankinson, North Dakota, United States NABF Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:30 of the 11th round.
Win15-1-1 Flag of the United States.svg Gary WilcoxSD1024/02/2001 Flag of Florida.svg Tampa, Florida, United States
Win18-4-1 Flag of the United States.svg Ray BerryTKO910/08/2000 Flag of Mississippi.svg Biloxi, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:59 of the ninth round.
Win24-3-2 Flag of the United States.svg Darren ZennerUD1015/10/1999 Flag of Florida.svg Pensacola, Florida, United States 100-90, 100-90, 100-90.
Win28-8-1 Flag of the United States.svg Dan WardTKO601/10/1999 Flag of Mississippi.svg Tunica, Mississippi, United States
Loss20-0 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Vassiliy Jirov TKO705/06/1999 Flag of Mississippi.svg Biloxi, Mississippi, United States Lost IBF cruiserweight title
Win33-13 Flag of the United States.svg Art Jimmerson KO109/01/1999 Flag of Florida.svg Pensacola, Florida, United States
Win18-1 Flag of the United States.svg Imamu Mayfield TKO930/10/1998 Flag of Mississippi.svg Biloxi, Mississippi, United States Won IBF cruiserweight title
Win26-4-2 Flag of the United States.svg Adolpho Washington UD1206/01/1998 Flag of Mississippi.svg Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, United States
Win25-15-2 Flag of the United States.svg Steve Little UD1209/09/1997 Flag of Pennsylvania.svg Bushkill, Pennsylvania, United States
Win12-2-1 Flag of the United States.svg Rick Roufus TKO422/02/1997 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Condado, Puerto Rico
Win8-8-2 Flag of the United States.svg John KiserTKO527/06/1995 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaReferee stopped the bout at 1:38 of the fifth round.
Loss10-0 Flag of the United States.svg Chris Byrd SD1023/05/1995 Flag of Michigan.svg Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States 93-96, 94-95, 95-94.
Win8-3 Flag of the United States.svg Jason NicholsonTKO617/02/1995 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:45 of the sixth round.
Win11-4 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Williams TKO129/12/1994 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win3-1 Flag of the United States.svg Michael GreenPTS820/10/1994 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss40-3 Flag of the United States.svg Orlin Norris TKO302/07/1994 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States For WBA cruiserweight title
Loss39-3 Flag of the United States.svg Orlin Norris SD1204/03/1994 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States For WBA cruiserweight title
Win9-9-2 Flag of the United States.svg Matthew BrooksTKO315/12/1993 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win7-1-1 Flag of the United States.svg David Gamble TKO223/10/1993 Flag of Florida.svg Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Win37-14-1 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Lampkin UD1008/06/1993 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win13-2 Flag of Latvia.svg Yuri Vaulin TKO1116/12/1992 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win2-1-1 Flag of Mexico.svg Jose Macias ChongTKO126/06/1992 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win38-8-1 Flag of the United States.svg Dwight Muhammad Qawi UD1008/05/1992 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States 97-92, 96-93, 95-94.
Win13-2-1 Flag of the United States.svg Sean McClainTKO128/03/1992 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:38 of the first round.
Win10-4 Flag of the United States.svg Randy LeaksKO326/11/1991 Flag of California.svg Reseda, California, United States
Win13-13-1 Flag of the United States.svg Keith McMurrayTKO212/11/1991 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win7-15-2 Flag of the United States.svg Terry VernersKO111/10/1991 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win3-5 Flag of the United States.svg Sim WarriorTKO213/09/1991 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss2-5 Flag of the United States.svg Sim WarriorKO306/07/1991 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win12-11-1 Flag of the United States.svg Keith McMurrayUD815/05/1991 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win10-9-1 Flag of the United States.svg Joey ParkerKO424/04/1991 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win10-8-1 Flag of the United States.svg Joey ParkerUD1020/02/1991 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win0-3 Flag of the United States.svg Armando HurtadoTKO127/12/1990 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win9-2 Flag of the United States.svg Scott FusciTKO421/11/1990 Flag of Nevada.svg Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win7-11-2 Flag of the United States.svg Terry VernersPTS808/10/1990 Flag of California.svg Inglewood, California, United States
Win1-1 Flag of the United States.svg Greg StewardKO122/09/1990 Flag of California.svg Inglewood, California, United States
Draw7-7 Flag of the United States.svg Sylvester WhitePTS411/05/1990 Flag of Florida.svg Pensacola, Florida, United States
Win0-1 Flag of the United States.svg Anthony HarrisKO128/03/1990 Flag of Florida.svg Pensacola, Florida, United States Harris knocked out at 1:36 of the first round.
Win-- Flag of the United States.svg Paul JonesKO228/02/1990 Flag of Florida.svg Pensacola, Florida, United States Jones knocked out at 0:42 of the second round.
Win2-2-1 Flag of the United States.svg Kevin PoindexterKO130/11/1989 Flag of Florida.svg Pensacola, Florida, United States Poindexter knocked out at 2:10 of the first round.
Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Alfred Cole
USBA
cruiserweight champion
Vacated

December 16, 1992 – 1993
Vacant
Title next held by
Sergei Kobozev
Vacant
Title last held by
Sergei Kobozev
USBA
cruiserweight champion
Vacated

February 22, 1997 – 1998
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Alex González
Preceded by
Ali Supreme
NABF
cruiserweight champion

June 16, 2005 – October 27, 2005
Succeeded by
Felix Cora Jr.
New title WBC-USNC
cruiserweight champion
Interim title

October 23, 2008 – October 23, 2009
Succeeded by
Victor Barragan
World boxing titles
Preceded by
Imamu Mayfield
IBF
cruiserweight champion

October 30, 1998 – June 5, 1999
Succeeded by
Vassiliy Jirov
  1. "Boxing record for Arthur Williams". BoxRec.

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