Carl Williams

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Date of Birth November 10, 1959
Place of Birth Florida
Date of Death Apr 7, 2013 (53)
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Carl Williams, nicknamed "The Truth", was an American boxer who competed as a professional from 1982 to 1997. He challenged twice for heavyweight world titles; the IBF title against Larry Holmes in 1985; and the undisputed title against Mike Tyson in 1989. At regional level he held the USBA heavyweight title from 1987 to 1991.

Nickname(s): The Truth
Nationality: American
Born: November 11, 1959, Belle Glade, Florida, U.S.
Died: April 7, 2013
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Total fights: 41
Wins: 30
Wins by KO: 21
Losses: 10
No contests: 1

About Carl Williams

Former USBA United States heavyweight champion known best for his fights against Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes.

Carl Williams Before Fame

He was a two-time New York Golden Gloves champion before turning pro.

Achievement of Carl Williams

He died of esophageal cancer at the age of 53.

Carl Williams Family Life

He had two daughters, Carla and Nijah, and a son Daniel.

Associations of Carl Williams

In his 1989 bout against Mike Tyson, Williams was floored by a devastating left hook; he beat the count but was deemed unable to continue by the referee.

Latest information about Carl Williams updated on April 19, 2021.

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