Kevin Cunningham has advised BoxingScene.com that he is now training middleweight prospect Austin “Ammo” Williams (8-0).
The hard hitting 25-year-old southpaw has joined Cunningham’s stable in South Florida that includes #1 ranked super welterweight Erickson Lubin, and former champion Andre Dirrell among others.
Williams last fight in March when he defeated veteran Denis Douglin via unanimous decision in Dallas, Texas. It was just first that went 8 rounds and only his second fight that went the distance.
Cunningham likes William’s killer instincts and is looking to enhance the Houston resident’s skillset.
“I think Austin “Ammo” Williams has everything it takes to become world champion. He’s in camp with me now, I’m assessing what needs to be tweaked and fine tuned,” Cunningham told BoxingScene.com.
Williams, who is promoted by Matchroom USA, is expected to return to the ring sometime in December on a DAZN card.
He has fought on several big cards in his young career including Canelo Alvarez-Callum Smith and Anthony Joshua-Andy Ruiz 1.
He is a former Team USA member who won several titles in 47 amateur fights. He entered the pro ranks as a two-time USA Boxing Western Regional champion.
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