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Ambitious Williams vacates welterweight belt

Updated: November 14, 2008, 12:25 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Paul Williams, who wants to shuttle back and forth between various weight divisions for the biggest fights possible, vacated his welterweight title Friday, promoter Dan Goossen told ESPN.com.

Williams (35-1, 26 KOs) defeated Antonio Margarito to win the WBO version of the 147-pound title in July 2007, lost a clear decision to Carlos Quintana in his first defense and then regained the belt by knocking out Quintana in the first round of their rematch in June.

But unable to ...

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