Austin Williams | Knuckle Up with Mike and Cedric | Talkin Fight
EPISODE: Episode 72
Mike and Cedric discuss Austin ‘Ammo’ Williams, who has the personality to match the talent and is on his journey to the top.
The former Team USA member was the number one ranked 165lber in the amateur scene before turning over and joining Eddie Hearn’s stable of American young guns.
‘Ammo’ was a two-time USA Boxing Western Regional Champion, a two-time Houston Golden Gloves Champion and named Gulf Association’s Most Outstanding Boxer in 2017.
Watch Knuckle Up’s Mike Orr and Cedric Benn, who always discuss up-and-coming young, hungry, and (usually) undefeated boxers during his live daily show at 4pm EST (9pm UK) on TalkinFight.com or YouTube.com/c/TalkinFight
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Foreign [ Music ], thanks for tuning in to today’s episode of knuckle up with yours truly Mike or Emma man, Cedric Ben, do what we do best man prospects and we got a good one for you today, Austin ammo Williams, and let’s let’s talk about this kid.
He just ended up fighting on the uh against Karen Conway on that uh, Triple G Canelo, triple card that just uh happened and uh.
This one was for the WBA International middle title and yes, our man, Austin Williams, came through with a 10th uh 10 round unanimous decision win.
Um honestly this kid’s been just picking up titles.
Man uh in his last two outings uh, clear, Dale, Booker uh back uh April 30th for the WBA Continental America’s title.
Also a vacant title.
He did win that one by TKO in the first round.
Uh guys, this kid is putting the middleweights on notice.
Man, uh 12-0 9 Kos he’s ranked three out of 258 in the US right now, 16th out of 1492 in the world, and he is only 26 and this Southpaw is standing six feet tall with a 78 inch reach um originally from Houston, Texas.
Now, training in Florida uh, let’s talk about him Cedric! I know you’ve been watching this highlights.
I say it’s from Texas right yeah.
I know um and uh.
I heard hitting himself by two um.
He likes to mix it up but and he uses his uh.
He would use his jab just a little bit more but um.
What he’s doing right now, like he’s he’s, he can bounce in and out with ease without you know, using using a a good, so um yeah yeah man he’s a very good boxer.
If you just with more he, you know he he dominate even more oh yeah.
He has the personality to match your talent and is on his journey to the top man uh his former Team USA member uh was the number one ranked 165 pounder in the amateur scene before turning over and joining Eddie Hearn stable of America’s American Young Guns.
Uh, you know Emma was a two-time USA, uh boxing Western Regional Champion, two-time Houston Golden Gloves champion and named Golf Association, most outstanding boxer in 2017.
You know this Houston Talent turned over in April of 2019 and after racing to an 8-0 had already got some big fights on the horizon down the line uh, you know attracting the attention of the GB Olympian, Anthony Fowler on social media, a rivalry that won.
That’S one to watch uh.
Let me tell you about this kid, though man definitely uh.
You know a lot of this.
Mental health has been coming to the Forefront in boxing and a lot of you know Fighters saying that they’re dealing with mental health.
You know our team being that lonely sport.
You are the one that’s in there.
It’S all you all the time, you’re being judged on your performance uh.
You know you’re etiquette outside of the Ring inside of the Ring you’re, always on always on Watch and uh.
You know Austin Williams here he has suffered with uh.
You know battling with mental health.
You know you come public about it uh he thinks Eddie Hearn for uh.
You know uh putting up with him pretty much uh and and all the stuff that’s been going on.
In his life uh, you know I’m glad to see that he’s taking the time to get his mind right, he’s now back and uh, looking better than ever uh.
You know with this big win over here in Conway uh securing his second vacant title uh and you know he’s he’s ready to put the you know these middleweights on on watch man playing with that um, like you were talking about before about the helping with the Mental health issue to you sometimes when you’re going through stuff mentally it helps if you can physically get it out, not another person, that’s what the boxing helps with.
But if not, you know, even if you just just for the simple thing of word bag or fit, it doesn’t have to be boxing just you know, exercise itself going for a little bit of light waste just to actually like if you make yourself physically tired.
This helps you deal with more um.
Obviously, one of the best ways is uh is is with boxing, as you can tell boxing, to help with uh with um the deal with the the you know, the harsh realities of so it’s very nice to see how many lives boxing has helped people change.
Definitely definitely saved his life.
He says you know victory for Williams.
Uh would be the latest step in a positive return to the ring uh, for you know this Houston Talent after he took time out from the sport in April of 2021 to concentrate on his mental health, man and uh.
You know that 26 year old had made some changes to his training team ahead of but believes he is in the Great Frame of Mind uh in and out of the ring and we’ll seize uh the chance to impress on a huge platform.
You know it’s it’s.
It was an honor for him to uh, you know and a dream come true to open up on the Canelo and Triple G pay-per-view telecast.
You know, and he did deliver an unforgettable experience and you know he did capture his consecutive title in a most sophisticated way, which was a unanimous decision win over Kieran Conway um.
You know Eddie signed him as a young kid man at 22 and they introduced him to the world of you, know boxing and watched him mature into a man, and you know it’s it’s when he took that step back uh.
You know he decided to make the change to go back to his regular team because he had learned so much from his previous trainer, who is Kevin, Cunningham uh, and it was a great place for him to be at the time with the struggles that he went Through in his mental health and uh, you know to be someone that uh to be with someone that is very structured uh like Kevin.
So now that he’s made these changes and gone back to his old team, he is looking great in that ring guys great in the ring and if you don’t, if you haven’t seen it yet, please go back check it out.
Man, Karen Conway, Austin Williams, uh.
Definitely great unanimous decision win uh to capture that vacant.
Title man, and – and this is you know – two matches two titles in his last two fights and he’s now: sporting that undefeated 12-0 with nine Kos and he is climbing those ranks quick man he’s now ranked 16th uh, you know so in in the middle division.
Man he’s now moved up.
You know he is just behind uh esquive Falco uh.
You know uh people like uh royota, mayurta, uh, uh, Juan Montiel uh, Felix cash.
You know he’s coming up on these guys uh.
You know Israel uh Lara and you know he’s he’s climbing quick man he’s.
Definitely he wants the bigger names he wants, the top guys in the division.
He wants those top dogs and he’s ready to impress and show us what he can do and uh honestly he’s moving right from Prospect to Contender at this point in in what I see have right now: uh he’s 12 12 men, 12 fights 12 wins 12 fights Uh, nine of those coming by way of knockout, all right, Chris and and don’t forget – has captured two titles in his last two outings against against difficult opponents like we’re not talking just anybody’s.
You know Karen Conway.
You know that last fight 18, he was 18 two and one going into that one man uh uh Cordell Booker 17-0 uh, going into that fight with you know he was 17-0 going in the fight with Austin Williams.
Uh Williams took him out first round TKO and captured that WBA Continental America’s title right, and then we see him in the next one Kieran Conway.
This is just the other night guys, the 17th.
What does he do takes him? The distance wins unanimously scoring 97.
96, 93 and captures the WBA International middle title again.
So two outings two titles: what’s next for the kid guys stay tuned, we’ll tell you what’s going on with this boy, uh we’ll! Let you know the next time he’s fighting for sure.
We are following him and we suggest you do the same thing, because you know what this kid’s gon na be wearing big world straps and uh.
You know he’s got a bright future ahead of him.
Anything you want to comment on before we uh get out of here for the day, nah man, I’m good good box.
Thinking about see.
I see him getting touched up a little bit defense before where he starts really stepping up in competition, even though he already has um snapped that defense a little bit and uh.
You know his athleticism should take him a long way.
Definitely definitely well guys.
You know what it is man, it’s your man Mike and Cedric telling you watch out for this guy Austin ammo Williams, coming to a ring near you.
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