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About

Brief introduction to The Paul Williams Foundation and what we stand for.

   Born in Augusta, Georgia, Paul Williams began boxing professionally in 2000. Along the way, he outboxed an Olympic Bronze medalist, defeated formerly undefeated Walter Matthysse, and won his match against Junior Welterweight champion Sharmba Mitchell. He won his first Welterweight title in 2007 andthen won the Interim Light Middleweight title later that same year. During his career, he had 41 wins - 27 by knockout and only 2 losses. Tragically in May of 2012, while out riding his motorcycle, he was thrown from his bike while swerving to avoid a car. His spinal cord was severely bruised, paralyzing from the waist down, effectively ending his boxing career.

     Through it all, Williams kept a positive attitude and has turned his attention to helping others see the light at the end of the tunnel. He provides motivational speaking to enable others to discover their true potential and make their dreams come true, despite the hardships that may come. His plans are to travel the country to speak to at risk youth as well as athletes to show that a positive attitude can take you places you've never dreamed of.  Williams has a biography in the making that will be released soon ashe builds his legacy beyond the ring. Should you wish to donate or have Paul speak at any upcoming events please contact his Operations Manager Corey Robinson at 803-406-9274 or feel free to email us at paulwilliamsfoundation@gmail.com