Inducted on November 12, 1993
Charlie Williams was born in Newark, NJ on January 31, 1925. He entered the amateur ranks in 1940, and in two years won 19 of 20 contests. Along the way, he won the State A.A.U. Championship and the Newark Golden Gloves in 1940 and 1941.
Turning Pro in 1942, He ran off a winning record before serving in the U.S. Navy for three years. He continued to capture many boxing titles while in the service. Continuing his pro career, he earned a top ten rating in the welterweight division. He held wins over Doug Ratford, Gene Burton, Barney Campbell, Buster Tyler, George Johnson & Bobby Mann.
Charlie Combined speed with a solid punch in his career of 106 pro fights, winning 74, losing 28 & boxing 4 draws.
A fine record and a deserving entrant into the Hall of Fame.
Boxing Record – Charley Williams