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Williams Beats Wright in Unanimous Decision

April 12, 2009 by  



Paul Willliams after unanimous decision over Winky Wright
Paul Williams (37-1, 27 KOs) won a unanimous decision over former champion Winky Wright (51-5-1)  in a middleweight bout at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas (Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com).    Williams dominated Wright throughout the fight, throwing 1,086 punches with 23 percent connecting.  Wright threw only 511 punches, being on defense in all 12 rounds.

Wright had not fought since losing a decision to Bernard Hopkins in July 2007.

Both fighters were expected make about $1 million for bout.

Las Vegas photographer Erik Kabik provided us with these great fight photos.

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Fight action: Paul Williams vs. Winky Wright

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Winky Wright after losing decision

Winky Wright after losing decision

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Paul Willliams after winning unanimous decision

Paul Willliams after winning unanimous decision

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Winky Wright and Paul Williams after fight

Winky Wright and Paul Williams after fight

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Winky Wright in his corner after fight

Winky Wright in his corner after fight

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Paul Williams after defeating Winky Wright in 12-round unanimous decision

Paul Williams after defeating Winky Wright in 12-round unanimous decision

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

Paul Williams after defeating Winky Wright in 12-round unanimous decision

Wright and Williams after 12-round unanimous decision for Williams

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

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