Liam Williams, born on May 26, 1992, is a Welsh professional boxer. He made a bid for the WBO interim light-middleweight title in 2017 and a challenge for the WBO middleweight title in 2021. Throughout his career, he has achieved several regional championships, including the Commonwealth light-middleweight title from 2014 to 2015, the British light-middleweight title from 2015 to 2016, and the British middleweight title from 2018 to 2020.
Early Life: Born in Church Village, Liam Williams currently resides in Clydach Vale in the Rhondda Valleys. Before embarking on his professional boxing career, he worked as a roofer.
Amateur Career: Williams started his amateur boxing career at the age of nine, claiming to have won 44 out of 49 fights and earning numerous accolades in Britain and Europe. He notably secured seven Welsh titles across various age categories, including the 2011 Senior ABAs at the age of 18. In the 75KG final, he won convincingly against Warren Sinden, who later became a professional boxer.
Professional Career: Williams made his transition to professional boxing as a light-middleweight in 2011. At the age of 18, he dominated every round against the more experienced Ryan Clark and captured the vacant Commonwealth light-middleweight title in November 2014 with a second-round stoppage victory over Michael Lomax.