Liam Williams to consider offers at super-welter and middleweight

RINGSIDE 09/01/2019

Two-weight British champion Liam Williams is eager to return to action but remains open to the prospect of resuming his career at both 154lb and 160lb.

The Welsh wizard produced the performance of a lifetime to stop Mark Heffron and lift the British middleweight crown in Manchester back in December having previously won British, European and Commonwealth titles as a light-middle.

With Williams’ profile soaring, ‘The Machine’ will remain pragmatic.

Williams said: For me, it doesn’t matter whether I have to make light-middleweight or I stay at middleweight. At light-middleweight, I’m bigger and stronger for the weight so some say that’s where my advantage lies. 

“At middleweight, I felt very fresh, though and I felt I had plenty in the tank left even in the 10th round. 

“It’s just about which division offers the better opportunity, the better money and the more exciting fight.

“The fight against Heffron was probably my best performance yet but I still believe there’s more to come. There are many more of that standard and better to come, for sure. I’ve really stepped up my game.

“I was doubted by many but I was always quietly confident in myself… ‘quietly’ until fight week or a week or two before. Then I told people I was going to win this fight. Basically, I shut a lot of people up and I don’t think they’ll doubt me so much any more.”

News of Williams’ next assignment will be announced in due course.