Former world heavyweight title challenger Danny Williams hit rock bottom on Saturday night with a low-key defeat to Frantisek Kynkal as the Londoner finally begins to wind down his career.
The 40 year-old travelled to the Czech Republic for what was a warm-up bout for his farewell outing on July 26 in Hessen, Germany, although Williams suffered a 22nd loss at the hands of a fighter with just three wins to his name.
Granted that Williams being defeated by 45-loss Tomas Mrazek in December was bad enough, but at least that Czech fighter had the experience of participating in over 50 bouts and was not a 7-fight novice.
Kynkal, 36, had been defeated three times in his last four contests via first round knockout, and the fact that Williams couldn’t get him out of there – let alone win the contest, should send alarm bells ringing in his head.
There have been calls for Williams to step away from boxing since the British board took away his licence following defeat to Dereck Chisora in 2010, although that hasn’t stopped ‘The Brixton Bomber’ from getting re-licensed elsewhere and taking part in some shocking fights.
Hopefully Williams will stick to his word and bow out in the summer as promised at Zoo Palais in Frankfurt – as the Briton has been promised an easy foe to bow out a winner.
On this form though, any opponent in the world would not be a guarantee of that.
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