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Williams defeats Leon in first round in Florida fight

Updated: June 27, 2008, 10:26 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.-- Ricardo Williams Jr. needed only one round Friday night in his first fight since his release from prison this year.

The 27-year-old Williams, the 2000 Olympic silver medalist who served a three-year sentence for a cocaine distribution conviction, stopped Sebastian Hamel at 1:31 of their welterweight bout at War Memorial Auditorium.

"It's been a big learning experience," Williams said. "I made a lot of stupid decisions. I'm glad God gave me ...

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