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Who won Adames vs Williams?
Carlos Adames beat Julian Williams by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 24th June 2023 at Armory in Minneapolis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This contest was for the WBC middleweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Erickson Lubin was victorious over Luis Arias, Fernando Martinez beat Jade Bornea for the IBF World Junior Bantamweight belt, Caleb Truax was overcome by Burley Brooks and Wilner Soto was defeated by Jerwin Ancajas.
Adames vs Williams stats
Back in June 2023, Carlos Adames stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Julian Williams made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.
Carlos Adames was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Adames had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Carlos Adames & Julian Williams fought out of an orthodox stance.
Adames was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 2 months later than Williams, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 88 less professional rounds, 115 to Williams' 203.
Julian Williams was ranked number 13 by the WBC in the 160lb division.
Adames vs Williams form
Adames had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Juan Macias Montiel on 8th October 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO Interim World Middleweight championship fight at Home Depot Center, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th December 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Staples Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alexis Salazar on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
Before that, he had been beaten by Patrick Teixeira on 30th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.
He had beat Patrick Day on 28th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
Julian Williams had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Vladimir Hernandez on 9th October 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Jeison Rosario on 18th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA Super World Super Welterweight and IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jarrett Hurd on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Washington, District of Columbia.
Before that, he had won against Nathaniel Gallimore on 7th April 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Nevada.
He had defeated Ishe Smith on 18th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, Afghanistan.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Carlos Adames had been fighting more than Julian Williams.
Going to this contest, Carlos Adames had last fought 8 months and 16 days ago, while Julian Williams' last outing had been 1 year, 8 months and 15 days ago.
Adames' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Williams' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Adames vs Williams start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Armory, Minneapolis, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Adames vs Williams?
Adames vs Williams was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Adames vs Williams?
Carlos Adames was a 17/100 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Julian Williams made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Carlos Adames - KO||60%|
|Carlos Adames - Decision||20%|
|Julian Williams - KO||20%|
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