NEW YORK, NY (August 13, 2009) – World Middleweight Champion KELLY “The Ghost” PAVLIK and two-division world champion PAUL “The Punisher” WILLIAMS, along with their respective promoters, Bob Arum and Dan Goossen, will host a news conference luncheon in New York announcing their world middleweight title fight.
Article posted on 13.08.2009
Pavlik (35-1, 31 KOs), from Youngstown, Ohio, who has been middleweight champion for nearly two years, will be making his third title defense.. Williams (37-1, 27 KOs), from Augusta, Georgia, has twice held the WBO welterweight crown and is currently the WBO interim junior middleweight titleist. Pavlik and Williams boast a combined record of 72-2 (58 KOs) – a winning percentage of 98% and a victory by knockout ratio of 80%!
Promoted by Top Rank, Goossen Tutor Promotions and Caesars Atlantic City, the 12-round Pavlik-Williams World Middleweight Championship fight will take place Saturday, October 3, at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, and will be broadcast live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.