Sonny Invoice Williams has lashed Barry Corridor as a “bully” and vowed to “shut him up” because the ailing feeling intensifies forward of subsequent Wednesday’s battle in Sydney.
The previous soccer stars are the actual deal as boxers with Williams a former New Zealand heavyweight champion and Corridor a former junior Golden Gloves champ.
Williams, 36, has left no stone unturned in his preparation, spending six weeks in the UK to coach with world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, main Kiwi slugger Joseph Parker and revered Irish coach Andy Lee.
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And as Corridor prepares to coach with UFC star Alex Volkanovski in Wollongong tomorrow, Williams threw an early verbal jab on the AFL nice.
“I am not a trash talker however these final couple of months have actually proven me what sort of character Barry is,” Williams stated after his remaining severe sparring session at his gymnasium in Carlton in Sydney’s south.
“He is no spring hen and it looks like he is looking for that limelight. I do know I characterize the rugby and league crowd and it is time to hopefully shut the bully up.
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“He was a little bit of a bully on the sphere so it should be good to get in there and have a scrap with a bully.”
Williams is 8-0 in his skilled boxing profession whereas Corridor, 44, has only one skilled battle on his CV, the controversial 2019 draw towards Paul Gallen.
However Williams hasn’t had a severe boxing problem in seven years and admits he wanted to go looking to rediscover that nasty edge.
“When you could have children it softens you up, it is solely pure. However coaching with the heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson Fury, and among the finest heavyweights on this planet in Joseph Parker, studying from Andy Lee over in Eire – it is very uncomfortable,” Williams admitted.
“Coaching in numerous gyms, sparring completely different guys that I’ve by no means met earlier than, European champions, going via all that and holding my very own, progress comes from that.
“It’ll put me in good stead subsequent week… six weeks of exhausting work within the UK but it surely’s simply made me actually decided to get in there and provides Barry a hiding. Take the frustration out.”
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