Williams vs Achour

  • Williams vs Achour
  • 20-2-1 27-5-3
  • TKO 2 TKO 2
  • Saturday 13th July 2019
  • O2 Arena, London, UK
  • 12 Round Contest @ Middleweight
  • Tape
  • 27 age 32
  • 5' 10" / 178cm height
  • reach
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • KO TKO KO TKO MD < form UD UD UD SD UD <
  • 20 wins 27
  • 15 by ko 4
  • 75% Ko% 15%
  • 2 Losses 5
  • 1 draws 3
  • 2011 Debut 2008
  • tape rankings @ Middleweight
  • WBA
  • 10 WBC
  • 8 WBO
  • IBF

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Williams vs Achour Info

Liam Williams beat Karim Achour by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 13th July 2019 at O2 Arena in London.

The fight took place over rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

Williams vs Achour stats

Liam Williams stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Karim Achour made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 5 loses and 3 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Williams had a massive power advantage over Achour, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Achour's 15%.

Liam Williams was the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.

Both Liam Williams & Karim Achour fought out of an orthodox stance.

Williams was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 year and 11 months later than Achour, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 154 less professional rounds, 120 to Achour's 274.

Liam Williams went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBC and 8 by the WBO in the 160lb division.

Williams vs Achour form

Liam Williams had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Joe Mullender on 8th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Mark Heffron on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Liam Smith on 11th November 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle.

Before that, he had lost to Liam Smith on 8th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had beat Gabor Gorbics on 26th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.

Achour had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to David Lemieux on 26th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.

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What time did Williams vs Achour start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 pm UTC at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 pm EST or 12:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 8:00 pm BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Williams vs Achour?

Williams vs Achour was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.

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