Aaron Lee Williams also known as 'AWESOME' is a 26 year old Cruiserweight,
born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and now residing in Las Vegas, Nevada who is
looking forward to his return back to the ring.
SA: You have been out of the ring for two years, what
have you been up to in that time?
AW: I've been resting my body, I feel really good,
stronger physically and mentally. Some fighters don’t understand taking a
break from boxing is good. Less wear and tear on your body.
SA: It’s good to see you'll be back in action SOON.
AW: Yes if feels great I
can't wait, it has been a long time coming.
SA: When do you plan on being back in the ring?
AW: I am hoping for the beginning April. I would like
a good warm up fight and then I will fight anybody in the top ten I would
even fight at heavyweight if the right fight comes.
What made you decide to actually get back in the ring?
AW: I love boxing plus,
I was fed up at having yet another fight cancelled, and thought it's a good
time to take a break.
SA: So you are back training now?
AW: Yes I have been training and I'm feeling great. I
workout at Mayweather’s boxing gym and American dream boxing gym in Las
SA: Let’s talk a little bit about your background.
AW: I am from Cleveland Ohio. I have been living in
Las Vegas for 9 years. I was introduced to Islam when I was 15 year old. I
have a hundred amateur fights, won 9 US nationals. I was a member of the
Famous Kronk boxing team. Most of my boxing friends say I fight like
SA: What got you into boxing?
AW: I was always a tough young kid growing up,
fighting on the street. I met a guy that I'm good friends with now, with
show boxing gloves on at Fairfax recreation center in Cleveland Ohio. I
followed him right into the boxing room and never left, I came back there
SA: Who is Aaron “AWESOME” Williams without having the
AW: I'm a laid back kind of guy that doesn't really do
much away from boxing, I really keep to myself nowadays. But I do like to
play and watch a lot of basketball for relaxation.
SA: What can you tell us about your amateur career?
AW: I boxed for the Fairfax boxing club, a team with
nothing but champions. We didn't have anything. No ring, no speed bag, none
of the flashy equipment that's available in gyms today. Emanuel Steward then
took a liking to one my teammates and liked the whole team so that was when
we all became Kronk fighters.
SA: What made you turn pro?
AW: I turned pro because I want to do what all the
great fighters and eventually become a world champion and become one of best
fighters in my era.
SA: With a record of 21 (KO 14)-3–1. How would you
describe your boxing style?
AW: I would describe myself as a normal boxer -
Are you an aggressive fighter?
AW: I tend to get a lot more aggressive once I know my
opponent is hurt.
SA: If you could match up your own dream fight, who
would it be and why?
AW: Floyd "Money" Mayweather vs. Sugar Ray Leonard, I
think the biggest fight in boxing history. Both fighters were complete
As for me, I would love to fight Evander Holyfield. It
would be a good one at cruiserweight.
SA: You fought IBF World Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez
AW: Yes and I'd love a rematch, I thought I outboxed
him and won the fight, but these things happen.
SA: What is your first boxing memory?
AW: My first day in the boxing gym when I boxed my
friend Ronald Johnson fresh off the street. We were going blow for blow, I
didn't even know to box.
SA: When you look back what would you say has been
your toughest fight?
AW: I got to say it was the three hard fights I had
with Matt Godfrey in the amateurs.
SA: Your best performance?
AW: My best performance was when I knocked out Andre
Purlette in the second round.
What will the next 5 years of your life
AW: I see myself winning the cruiserweight
Championship and then maybe moving up to heavyweight to challenge for a
SA: What can the boxing world expect from you in the
AW: The boxing world can expect me to give the best
possible in all of my I am looking forwards to winning some Championship
SA: Do you have a message to all your supporters?
AW: I want everybody to follow and watch me as I
attempt to win World titles, at both Cruiserweight and then in the
Thanks for all the support and the interview.