Joe Calzaghe has backed Liam Williams to develop into Wales’ newest World champion as he prepares to face Demetrius Andrade for the WBO world middleweight title on Saturday night time at Laborious Rock Dwell at Laborious Rock Seminole Laborious Rock Resort & On line casino Hollywood, Fl. on Saturday April 17, dwell worldwide on DAZN and in affiliation with Queensberry Promotions.
Williams (23-2-1 18 KOs) would develop into the thirteenth World ruler from Wales if he can prize the strap away from the unbeaten Andrade (29-0 18 KOs), who places his title on the road for the fourth time.
Corridor of Famer Calzaghe famously introduced the curtain down on his glittering profession with wins on American soil in opposition to fellow legends Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Jr., and he’s backing Williams to supply his personal memorable night time Stateside.
“I’d be thrilled to see Liam develop into world champion,” stated Calzaghe. “He’s earned his spot on the desk and now he simply has to go on the market and ship. Everybody in Wales is behind him.
“It’s not going to be a simple night time, however he’ll know that. Demetrius is a slippery buyer with baggage of ability, however I feel Liam must get in there, get near him, unsettle him, make him work and never give him one second’s relaxation.
“If he does that, I feel he may take the belt on factors and even drive a late stoppage. It’ll be a tough night time’s work, however he’s obtained the instruments to get it achieved and I’d like to see him convey the belt again to Wales.”
Williams’ conflict with Andrade is a part of a stacked night time of motion in Florida as Carlos Gongora (19-0 14 KOs) defends his IBO world tremendous middleweight title in opposition to Christopher Pearson (17-2 12 KOs).