The scorecards might not have reflected how truly tough Julian Williams' unanimous decision win over former 154-pound champion Ishe Smith was Saturday night, but the top-ranked contender from Philadelphia had no trouble admitting he was in a dog fight on the center of the Las Vegas strip.
Former 154-pound champion Ishe Smith looking to prove he has a final title run left in him, while young contender Julian "J-Rock" Williams aiming to prove first loss of his career was a fluke as he continues his own pursuit of a world title this Saturday night on Bounce TV.
Standout Philadelphia boxer says he has rebounded both mentally and physically from his stunning stoppage loss to Jermall Charlo last December and plans on putting his top contender pedigree on display when he faces former world champ Ishe Smith Nov. 18 in Las Vegas.
Former World Champion Ishe Smith Clashes With Top 154-Pound Contender Julian "J-Rock'' Williams Nov. 18 in Las Vegas
Lionell Thompson duels Earl Newman in a 175-pound co-feature and unbeaten 126-pound prospects Tugstsogt Nyambayar and Xavier Martinez meet up on the Bounce TV card.