Boxing champ Jimmy Williams will make his first WBC United States title defense August 26th at Foxwoods

Williams to honor Branford's Ben Callahan during bout

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– WBC United States welterweight champ Jimmy Williams will make his first title defense August 26th at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Williams made the announcement live on Friday night’s SportzEdge show.

Williams won the title on April 7th when he beat Nick DeLomba in a 10 round bout.

The 13-0 Williams is still awaiting his opponent for next months fight at Foxwwods, which will be the main event on the card.

The West Haven fighter will honor the memory of 10-year old Ben Callahan of Branford, who tragically lost his life in a drowning accident.

Williams says he and Callahan worked out at Shoreline Athletics in Branford.

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