Charley Williams

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Charley Williams 1951.jpg
Williams in 1951
Weight(s) Light heavyweight
Nationality American
Born (1928-02-04) February 4, 1928 (age 93)
Mahwah, New Jersey, U.S.
Boxing record
Total fights71
Wins by KO22
No contests0

Charley "Doc" Williams (born February 4, 1928) is a former professional boxer from the 1940s and 50's. He fought many of the top fighters of his era, and held wins over several members of the famed Murderers' Row (boxing), including a win over Charley Burley and multiple wins over Bert Lytell. Williams also had a win over Bob Satterfield and notable bouts against all-time greats Archie Moore, Kid Gavilan and Jimmy Bivins. Like many African American boxers of his era, including Burley and Lytell, he never received a title shot despite being ranked as a top ten light heavyweight for many years. [1] He retired in 1954 after a streak of three straight wins, with a record of 51 wins, 18 losses, and 2 draws. [2]

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