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|Full name||Raynell Williams|
February 4, 1989 |
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||57 kg (126 lb)|
Raynell Williams (born February 4, 1989 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American professional boxer who as an amateur, won several national championships and represented team USA at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Southpaw counterpuncher Williams who hails from Ohio started boxing in 2001. He won the silver medal at the National Golden Gloves 2007 after losing to aggressive 16-year-old Hylon Williams (2-3). At the US championships in June,however, he bested the other Williams (31-21) in the semifinals and Rico Ramos (16-9), in finals.
At the US Olympic trials he edged out his nemesis Hylon Williams two out of three in close bouts (24-22), (16-20) and (17-16).
At the Olympics 2008 he lost the rematch with Djelkhir.
World Championships results
- Defeated Khedafi Djelkhir (France) 28-18
- Defeated Maksat Ospanov (Kazakhstan) 28-9
- Defeated Azat Hovhanesyan (Armenia) RSCO 3
- Lost to Albert Selimov (Russia) 8-25
Olympic Games results
- "Boxing Records". boxrec.com. Retrieved 18 December 2014.