Tuesday, February 5, 2008
PAUL WILLIAMS VS. CARLOS QUINTANA, FEBRUARY 9TH
HBO Sports presents a WBO Welterweight Title bout between Paul Williams and Carlos Quintana live from Temecula, Calif. at 9:45pm ET on HBO. In the main event, undefeated welterweight champ Paul Williams (33-0, 24 KOs), from Augusta, Ga., takes on Carlos Quintana (24-1, 19 KOs), from Moca, Puerto Rico, in a scheduled 12-round contest. Williams is making his first title defense after winning the belt in a hard-fought contest against Antonio Margarito in July 2007. Quintana's only defeat came at the hands of superstar Miguel Cotto. The undercard is as follows: Andre Berto vs. Michel Trabant, 10 rounds, welterweights; Cristobal Arreola vs. Cliff Couser, 10 rounds, heavyweights; Raymond Biggs Jr. vs. James Kindell, 4 or 6 rounds, junior middleweights. Both Williams and Quintana are known for there speed and power. This should be a good fight, but look for Williams to retain his fight in a 6th Round KO.