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|Real name||Arthur James Williams|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Reach||80 in (203 cm)|
|Born||November 12, 1964|
Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
|Wins by KO||30|
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.
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.
|47 Wins (30 knockouts, 17 decisions), 17 Losses (9 knockouts, 8 decisions), 1 Draw|
|Loss||14-3||Carl Davis||UD||10||17/12/2010||Chicago, Illinois, United States||USBO Cruiserweight Title. 93-97, 93-96, 93-96.|
|Win||8-0||Valente Tinajero||UD||6||10/04/2010||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||59-55, 59-55, 59-55.|
|Loss||10-4||Victor Barragan||TKO||7||23/10/2009||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||WBC USNBC Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:20 of the seventh round.|
|Win||17-2-3||Dewey Cooper||MD||10||06/02/2009||Lemoore, California, United States||WBC USNBC Cruiserweight Title. 98-92, 96-94, 95-95.|
|Win||17-1-3||Dewey Cooper||TD||5||23/10/2008||Lemoore, California, United States||WBC USNBC Cruiserweight Title. 48-47, 49-47, 49-47.|
|Win||5-3-1||Clarence Moore||UD||6||21/05/2008||Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, United States||60-52, 60-52, 60-52.|
|Loss||13-0||Alexander Frenkel||TKO||5||16/02/2008||Nuremberg, Bayern, Germany||Referee stopped the bout at 2:02 of the fifth round.|
|Win||51-3||Kenny Keene||TKO||10||29/07/2006||Boise, Idaho, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 0:43 of the tenth round.|
|Win||14-5||Gary Gomez||SD||10||20/01/2006||Worley, Idaho, United States||95-95, 96-94, 98-93.|
|Loss||16-0-2||Felix Cora, Jr.||TKO||8||27/10/2005||Worley, Idaho, United States||NABF Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 3:00 of the eighth round.|
|Win||15-5||Ali Supreme||KO||3||16/06/2005||Worley, Idaho, United States||NABF Cruiserweight Title. Supreme knocked out at 1:34 of the third round.|
|Loss||21-1-1||Danny Batchelder||SD||10||14/05/2005||Salt Lake City, Utah, United States||94-97, 92-98, 97-94.|
|Win||26-17-4||Tim Shocks||UD||8||24/03/2005||Worley, Idaho, United States||80-71, 80-71, 80-71.|
|Win||16-2||Luke Munsen||TKO||8||19/08/2004||Worley, Idaho, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 1:08 of the eighth round.|
|Loss||7-8-1||Charles Davis||UD||10||29/07/2004||Oakland, California, United States||91-98, 90-99, 93-96.|
|Loss||9-0||David Haye||TKO||3||12/05/2004||Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom||Referee stopped the bout at 2:48 of the third round.|
|Loss||16-0-1||Vadim Tokarev||UD||10||29/04/2004||Kazan, Russia||90-100, 91-99, 92-99.|
|Win||7-11-2||Marcus Harvey||TKO||1||20/02/2004||Norwalk, California, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 1:12 of the first round.|
|Loss||19-0||Rydell Booker||UD||10||13/06/2003||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Win||14-34-8||Wesley Martin||TD||5||28/03/2003||Bell Gardens, California, United States|
|Loss||19-1-1||O'Neil Bell||TKO||9||08/11/2002||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||25-14||Don Normand||KO||1||24/08/2002||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Normand knocked out at 1:39 of the first round.|
|Win||11-10-1||Darryl Hollowell||TKO||2||07/06/2002||Southaven, Mississippi, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 0:28 of the second round.|
|Loss||16-0-1||Kelvin Davis||SD||12||23/03/2002||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||16-1||O'Neil Bell||TKO||11||07/09/2001||Hankinson, North Dakota, United States||NABF Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:30 of the 11th round.|
|Win||15-1-1||Gary Wilcox||SD||10||24/02/2001||Tampa, Florida, United States|
|Win||18-4-1||Ray Berry||TKO||9||10/08/2000||Biloxi, Mississippi, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 1:59 of the ninth round.|
|Win||24-3-2||Darren Zenner||UD||10||15/10/1999||Pensacola, Florida, United States||100-90, 100-90, 100-90.|
|Win||28-8-1||Dan Ward||TKO||6||01/10/1999||Tunica, Mississippi, United States|
|Loss||20-0||Vassiliy Jirov||TKO||7||05/06/1999||Biloxi, Mississippi, United States||Lost IBF cruiserweight title|
|Win||33-13||Art Jimmerson||KO||1||09/01/1999||Pensacola, Florida, United States|
|Win||18-1||Imamu Mayfield||TKO||9||30/10/1998||Biloxi, Mississippi, United States||Won IBF cruiserweight title|
|Win||26-4-2||Adolpho Washington||UD||12||06/01/1998||Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, United States|
|Win||25-15-2||Steve Little||UD||12||09/09/1997||Bushkill, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Win||12-2-1||Rick Roufus||TKO||4||22/02/1997||Condado, Puerto Rico|
|Win||8-8-2||John Kiser||TKO||5||27/06/1995||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada||Referee stopped the bout at 1:38 of the fifth round.|
|Loss||10-0||Chris Byrd||SD||10||23/05/1995||Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States||93-96, 94-95, 95-94.|
|Win||8-3||Jason Nicholson||TKO||6||17/02/1995||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 1:45 of the sixth round.|
|Win||11-4||Jeff Williams||TKO||1||29/12/1994||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||3-1||Michael Green||PTS||8||20/10/1994||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||40-3||Orlin Norris||TKO||3||02/07/1994||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||For WBA cruiserweight title|
|Loss||39-3||Orlin Norris||SD||12||04/03/1994||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||For WBA cruiserweight title|
|Win||9-9-2||Matthew Brooks||TKO||3||15/12/1993||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||7-1-1||David Gamble||TKO||2||23/10/1993||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Win||37-14-1||Jeff Lampkin||UD||10||08/06/1993||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||13-2||Yuri Vaulin||TKO||11||16/12/1992||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||2-1-1||Jose Macias Chong||TKO||1||26/06/1992||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||38-8-1||Dwight Muhammad Qawi||UD||10||08/05/1992||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||97-92, 96-93, 95-94.|
|Win||13-2-1||Sean McClain||TKO||1||28/03/1992||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 1:38 of the first round.|
|Win||10-4||Randy Leaks||KO||3||26/11/1991||Reseda, California, United States|
|Win||13-13-1||Keith McMurray||TKO||2||12/11/1991||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||7-15-2||Terry Verners||KO||1||11/10/1991||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||3-5||Sim Warrior||TKO||2||13/09/1991||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||2-5||Sim Warrior||KO||3||06/07/1991||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||12-11-1||Keith McMurray||UD||8||15/05/1991||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||10-9-1||Joey Parker||KO||4||24/04/1991||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||10-8-1||Joey Parker||UD||10||20/02/1991||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||0-3||Armando Hurtado||TKO||1||27/12/1990||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||9-2||Scott Fusci||TKO||4||21/11/1990||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||7-11-2||Terry Verners||PTS||8||08/10/1990||Inglewood, California, United States|
|Win||1-1||Greg Steward||KO||1||22/09/1990||Inglewood, California, United States|
|Draw||7-7||Sylvester White||PTS||4||11/05/1990||Pensacola, Florida, United States|
|Win||0-1||Anthony Harris||KO||1||28/03/1990||Pensacola, Florida, United States||Harris knocked out at 1:36 of the first round.|
|Win||--||Paul Jones||KO||2||28/02/1990||Pensacola, Florida, United States||Jones knocked out at 0:42 of the second round.|
|Win||2-2-1||Kevin Poindexter||KO||1||30/11/1989||Pensacola, Florida, United States||Poindexter knocked out at 2:10 of the first round.|
|Regional boxing titles|
Title last held byAlfred Cole
December 16, 1992 – 1993
Title next held bySergei Kobozev
Title last held bySergei Kobozev
February 22, 1997 – 1998
Title next held byAlex González
| NABF |
June 16, 2005 – October 27, 2005
Felix Cora Jr.
|New title|| WBC-USNC|
October 23, 2008 – October 23, 2009
|World boxing titles|
October 30, 1998 – June 5, 1999
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