VS
Jul 13 2019
Saturday

The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

12 round contest @ Middleweight
Karim Achour
Achour
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20-2-1
TKO 2
TKO 2
27-5-3

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The tape

28
Age
33
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
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70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOTKOKOTKOMD
Form
UDUDUDSDUD
20
Wins
27
15
By KO
4
75
KO%
15
2
Loses
5
1
Draws
3
2011
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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10
WBC
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8
WBO
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IBF
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Liam Williams vs Karim Achour report


Who won Williams vs Achour?

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

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 fight appeared on the undercard of Daniel Dubois beating Nathan Gorman for the BBBOC British Heavyweight championship. Also on the undercard Sunny Edwards beat Hiram Gallardo, Joe Joyce defeated Bryant Jennings, and Archie Sharp was victorious over Jordan McCorry.

Williams vs Achour stats

Back in July 2019, Liam Williams stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

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

The stats suggested Williams had a massive power advantage over Achour, boasting a 75% knockout percentage compared to Achour's 15%.

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

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

Williams was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 11 months later than Achour, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 125 fewer professional rounds, totaling 149 compared to Achour's 274.

Liam Williams went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBC, and 8 by the WBO at middleweight.

Williams vs Achour form

Liam Williams had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

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

Prior to that, he had won against Mark Heffron on December 22, 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 November 11, 2017, by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle.

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

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

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Williams' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 17 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

What time did Williams vs Achour start?

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

Who broadcast Williams vs Achour?

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

What were the odds on Williams vs Achour?

Liam Williams was a 3/50 (-1700) favorite going into the contest, while Karim Achour made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.

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