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BOXING: Danny WILLIAMS FACTFILE.

1973: Born London, July 13 1995: October 21 - Wins first professional fight.

1998: October 10 - Claims vacant WBO Intercontinental heavyweight title with a unanimous points decision over Frenchman Antoine Palatis.

1999: April 3 - Loses British heavyweight and Commonwealth heavyweight title fight to Julius Francis at the Albert Hall.

December 18 - Wins vacant Commonwealth heavyweight title after a points victory over Harry Senior.

2000: October 21 - Dislocates right shoulder early in fight for the vacant British heavyweight title with Mark Potter but wins with a technical knockout. 2001: July 28 - Retains British and Commonwealth titles after stopping Francis.

2002: February 12 - Holds onto his two titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Michael Sprott in Bethnal Green. September 17 - Wins Lonsdale belt outright after points victory over Keith Long in British and Commonwealth title defence.

2003: February 8 - Loses European (EBU) heavyweight title bout. April 26 - Retains Commonwealth title . September 26 - Holds onto British and Commonwealth belts. 2004: January 24 - Loses British and Commonwealth belts. May 13 - Wins WBU international heavyweight title.

July 30 - Knocks out Mike Tyson.
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