The "Punisher" Punishes Winky Under The Vegas Lights
By Andrew Stokes
(APR 13) Two of boxing’s most avoided pugilist stepped into the
squared circle to test their skills against each other. Two-division
world champion Paul “The Punisher” Williams (37-1, 27 KOs) from
Aiken South Carolina put on a spectacular performance as he punished
former unified junior middleweight world champion Winky Wright
(51-5-1, 25 KOs) on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center
in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The fight was
fought at the middleweight limit of 160 lbs. Williams’ punch output
and pressure easily overwhelmed the defensive skills of Wright from
the opening bell. Scores were 119-109, 119-109, 120-108. Williams,
currently holds the WBO interim jr middleweight belt.
I had a chance
to chill out with Paul and manager George Peterson, ( I have a long
time personal relationship with both gentleman), before the fight.
His confidence level was unsurpassed when he spoke about how he
would methodically dismantle the once most avoided man in boxing. I
apologize for not being able to provide pictures of all the pre
fight festivities. My camera was lost before I had a chance to save
them to my laptop. We applaud Paul for his dominant performance and
keeping South Carolina on the map.