Williams will defend his WBA belt against Rosario

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Williams will defend his WBA belt against Rosario
Williams will defend his WBA belt against Rosario. Photo: Marcelino Castillo

Julian Williams will make his return o he ring this Saturday to defend his WBA Junior Middleweight Super Championship facing the Dominican Jeison Rosario. The bout will take place at The Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, both fighters are willing to give it all in order to showcase their talent his weekend.

Williams, who is 29 years of age, returns after possibly his biggest fight in his career, when he defeated former world champion Jarrett Hurd by unanimous decision back in May, stripping away the black and gold belt in the 154 pounds.

“J-Rock” will return to his hometown (Philadelphia) for the first time as a World Champion in front of thousands fans cheering him up during his fight, nevertheless he will have a very motivated opponent like Rosario, the Dominican is a young fighter of 24 years of age who has already fought in the United States, but he will jump to the ring in the main event and a World Title match for the first time in his career. The Santo Domingo native arrives with a 5 wins streak, which earned him a title shot.

This week will host the activities prior the fight, both fighters will take place in the press conference, public trainings and the Friday weigh in. The co-main event will be the youngster from United States Chris Colbert against the Panamanian Jezreel Corrales for the Interim WBA Junior Lightweight belt.




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