Thursday, February 9, 2023

Michael Williams Jr.: An Inspiring Underdog Story

 Press Release: February 6, 2023 – By BLK Prime – PENSACOLA, FL. (February 9, 2023) – In the world of boxing, there are few stories more exciting than that of an underdog, and Michael Williams Jr. (20-1, 13 KOs), a young hungry fighter from Fayetteville, North Carolina, is living that story in the lead up to his showdown with former 4-division world champion, Adrien Broner (34-4-1, 24 KOs).

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On February 25th, fans worldwide will witness an epic fight between these two warriors as they battle at The Gateway Center @ College Park, GA, in a 10-round welterweight clash that will be broadcast live on BLK Prime PPV.




Tickets can be purchased at, with prices ranging from $40 to $400. This event is promoted by Christy Martin Promotions and BLK Prime and is sponsored by The Athlete’s Foot. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. ET with the first fight starting at 7:00 p.m. ET.




Williams Jr., trained by his father, Michael Williams Sr., and international Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr., is determined to make a name for himself and prove the doubters wrong with an impressive victory. With unwavering confidence and a tremendous heart, he is ready to take on the challenge and shock the world.

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Order your BLK Prime Pay-Per-View ($39.99) to see Michael Williams Jr. take on Adrien Broner and make history. The PPV will be available on,, and iN DEMAND, DIRECTV, DISH, SHAW, and ROGERS. The PPV telecast will begin at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT. A live PPV preshow starts at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT.




Despite being considered a massive underdog, Williams Jr. is not backing down. With limitless confidence and a strong belief in himself, Williams Jr. is approaching this fight with the mindset of a true champion. He knows this is his chance to prove the doubters wrong and make a name for himself in the boxing world.




"I'm not here to just be a body in the ring," said Williams Jr. "I'm here to show everyone what I'm capable of. I'm living a real-life Rocky moment, and I wouldn't have it any other way. I’m coming to get rid of Broner and become a household name with an impressive victory. I have nothing to lose, and I’m going shock the world.”




Michael's unrelenting spirit and unstoppable willpower have inspired many, and his story is a testament to the fact that anything is possible with hard work and dedication. In a sport where anything can happen, Williams Jr. is a hungry young lion with everything to gain.




"I know the odds are against me, but I'm not afraid," continued Williams Jr. "Along with my father, who is an excellent coach, I have one of the best trainers in the world guiding my corner in Roy Jones Jr. I've been training for this moment my entire life. I'm ready for the challenge. I'll give it my all and leave everything in the ring."




Michael has a hunger for victory that cannot be quenched. He is fully focused on leaving his mark on boxing and showing the world that he is a force to be reckoned with. Order your BLK Prime Pay-Per-View to see Michael Williams Jr. make history and prove he is a true fighter.




About The Athlete's Foot (TAF)




More than just a retail store but branded to be a destination for athletic street style, The Athlete's Foot is a global retailer of athletic-inspired lifestyle for streetwear, footwear, apparel, and accessories. The Athlete's Foot sneaker and streetwear chain have 550 stores and e-commerce shops in 30+ countries. Its global headquarters are located in Stans, Switzerland, and in Atlanta, GA in the United States.




About Gateway Center Arena


Gateway Center Arena is a state-of-the-art 5,000-seat venue located in Metro Atlanta’s Southside in College Park, GA, just minutes from downtown Atlanta via MARTA or the highway and a three-minute Skytrain ride from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. With the help of their award-winning staff, the Gateway Center Arena is every guest’s ticket to quality entertainment and events. Line-ups include a variety of professional sporting events, concerts, family events, graduations, conventions and more. As the official home to the WNBA team Atlanta Dream and the Atlanta Hawks G-League team, the College Park SkyHawks, the Gateway Center Arena is designed with sports fans in mind. Event planners have everything they need to bring the experiences they imagine to life in this world-class facility.




For more information, visit, call the Box Office at (404) 857-1245 or email Box Office Manager Marissa Long at Details will also be shared @GatewayArena on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.




About BLK Prime


BLK PRIME is a subscription video-on-demand company that offers multicultural content to a diverse audience worldwide. To learn more about BLK Prime, visit: and to order the pay-per-view, visit On social media follow #BronerWilliams, on Instagram @BLKPRIMEBOXNG @BLKPRIME on Twitter @BLKPRIMEBOXING, on Facebook @BLKPRIMEMEDIA



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