Liam Williams Eyes Fights Against GGG, Eubank Jr And Rosado

Former world middleweight title challenger Liam Williams is back in training and has publicly named three fights he would like in the future.

Williams, who recently had shoulder surgery, will likely be back in action later in the year as he bids to rebuild his campaign to become world champion.

The Welshman went the distance with WBO holder Demetrius Andrade in April, but the American’s mandatory defence turned out successful winning a unanimous decision.

Williams will first aim to get back to winning ways with Queensberry Promotions in 2021 before targeting a big-name fight in 2022.

Today the 29-year-old went on Twitter to signify his intentions as who he would like those big fights to be against.

“First week back in camp after a good rest and surgery. Busting to get back to action. Three fights I’d like: Gennadiy Golovkin, Chris Eubank Jr, Gabriel Rosado.”

Golovkin, the IBF middleweight champion, looks to be tied into an end of year unification fight with WBA holder Ryota Murata in Japan. Eubank Jr, promoted by Wasserman, needs a significant test this year and has recently been linked with a bout against Kell Brook. Meanwhile Rosado, who had a terrific win against Bektemir Melikuziev last month, could face Jaime Mungia next. The two men racked up wins last time out on the same show and both said they want the fight.

As things stand for Williams in the world rankings the WBO have him at number seven meanwhile the WBC have him ranked at number five. Interestingly, Queensberry stablemate Danny Dignum sits three places above him in the WBO top 10. Should a marquee fight be unavailable then perhaps their promoter Frank Warren could put the two together in a bout that would be real test of Dignum’s world title credentials.

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