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The Ring and WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez publicly expressed sadness for former two-time WBO welterweight king Paul “The Punisher” Williams who severed his spinal cord and was paralyzed from the waist down in a motorcycle crash Sunday morning … Continue reading →
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fter reading reports that came out this weekend that Paul Williams was in a horrible motorcycle accident, which has left the former welterweight and junior middleweight world champion paralyzed from the waist down, a shocked and saddened middleweight champion, Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez commented on the tragic event.
Here's the complete message from Sergio Martinez...
Two time welterweight champion, Paul "The Punisher" Williams is now in the fight of his life. Williams has been paralyzed from the waist down in a motorcycle accident Sunday morning in Marietta, Georgia. Williams has been listed in serious but stable condition after severing his spinal cord. Surgery is scheduled for Wednesday to try to stabilize his spinal column.
The man was known as the most feared prize fighter in the sport for a time. The 6’1” southpaw, sporting the wingspan of a small passenger jet, was the kind of imposing figure that few were willing touch with a 10 foot pole. In fact, such was his size that you might figure on having that 10 foot pole just to reach him. It was with these lengthy concerns that Paul Williams, the...
Twice WBO Welterweight champion Paul Williams was tragically paralyzed in a motorcycle accident that took place in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday.
Doctors were sorry to admit to the boxer and his family that due to a severed spinal cord he is unlikely to ever walk again. This is sad enough, but when it is factored in that ‘The Punisher’ was in the middle of his fight preparations...