Julian "J-Rock" Williams upsets Jarrett Hurd in his own backyard to become a Super Welterweight World Champion.
Moment of the Month: May 2019 — Julian “J-Rock” Williams can finally call himself a World Champion, as the Philly native upset Jarrett Hurd by UD in his own backyard to claim the IBF, WBA and IBO titles on May 11, 2019 on a PBC on FOX card in Fairfax, Virginia.
On May 11, 2019, unified 154-pound world champion "Swift" Jarrett Hurd put his titles on the line against top contender Julian "J-Rock" Williams on FOX. Despite Hurd being the heavy hometown favorite, Williams fought the better fight and took home a unanimous decision victory. He is now the unified 154-pound world champion.
Unified Super Welterweight World Champion @swift_jarretthurd defends his IBF and WBA 154-pound titles against top contender Julian Williams in front of his hometown fans this Saturday night at Eagle Bank Arena in Fairfax, VA and live on FOX and Fox Deportes.
Julian Williams (25-1-1, 15 KOs) continued his march towards another title shot, earning a majority decision over a game but outclassed Nathaniel Gallimore (20-2-1, 17 KOs) over 12 rounds. Williams edged enough of the rounds to earn the decision, nearly stopping Gallimore in the championship salvos. Scores were 117-110, 116-112, and 114-114.
Julian “J-Rock” Williams is a hard-working, humble fighter who knows that, in order to be the best, you must BEAT the best—and he believes a win over unified 154-pound World Champion Jarrett Hurd May 11th on FOX will get him there.
Top contender Julian "J-Rock" Williams will challenge Unified Super Welterweight World Champion "Swift" Jarrett Hurd for his IBF and WBA 154-pound titles on May 11, 2019 at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia and live on FOX.
Unified and undefeated IBF and WBA 154-pound "Swift'' Jarrett Hurd will defend his titles against top contender Julian "J-Rock'' Williams live in primetime in Premier Boxing Champions on FOX.