|Real name||John Gutenko|
December 5, 1893|
|Died||October 18, 1963(aged 69)|
|Wins by KO||57|
Williams was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He traveled with his parents to the United States in 1904 where they ended up in Baltimore, Maryland. He made his professional debut in 1910 and went unbeaten until running in to knockout artist George Chaney who knocked him out.
Williams got a title shot in 1914 against Johnny Coulon whom he knocked out in three rounds. He fought against many champions but defended just twice, fighting boxers like Pete Herman, Johnny Kilbane and Memphis Pal Moore. Upon losing the title in 1917 to Herman, he fought guys like Joe Dundee, Joe Lynch, Francisco Guilledo also known as Pancho Villa, and Frankie Genaro before retiring in 1929.
Kid Williams died in Baltimore, Maryland in 1963.
He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996.
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