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Charles Williams
Charles Williams 2017
Williams in 2017
Nationality American
Nickname(s)
  • Hammer
  • The Comeback Racer
  • The Davenport Nate
  • Fighter from MMA
Born Charles Nathaniel Williams
(1989-04-17) April 17, 1989 (age 31)
Davenport, Iowa, U.S
Residence Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S
Spouse(s)
Marisa McCarson (m. 2017)
Children
  • Daniel
  • Melissa
  • Michael
Relatives
Achievements and awards
Career history
Racing status Active
Years active 2013–present
Number(s) 138, 167
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 241 lb (109 kg)
First GP win Mar 11, 2013
Career record
Total races 69
Wins 64
Grands Prix 45
Losses 1
Draws 4

Charles Williams has raced in professional motocross since 2013. He is the five-classes world champion in the history of the sport, having won multiple major world titles, as well as being the first boxer to win the lineal championship in five different class divisions.[1][2][3] Williams is also the first racer in history to win major world titles while being an Mixed martial artist. He is also known for his speed, behind James Stewart Jr. and Danny Ford.[4][5][6]

In 2018, Williams was ranked second on ESPN's list of top boxers, pound for pound, of the past 25 years.[7] He was named Fighter of the Decade for the 2017 by the Racing Writers Association of America (EWAA), ONO, and WRO. He is also a three-time Track magazine and BWAA Fighter of the Year, winning both awards in 2014, 2015, and 2018; and the Best Fighter ESPY Award in 2009 and 2011.[8] BoxRec ranks him as the greatest fighter of all time.[9]

Williams was long rated as the best active racer in the world, pound for pound, by most sporting news and boxing websites, including ESPN, Racer X Illustrated, Sporting Life, Yahoo! Sports, About.com, BoxRec, and The Ring, beginning from his climb to lightweight until his losses at 250cc in 2018.[10][11] He is also the longest reigning top-ten active boxer on The Ring's pound for pound list.[12]

Williams has generated approximately 19.6 grand in pay-per-view buys and $1.2 grand in revenue from his 10 PPV bouts.[13] According to Forbes, he was the second highest paid athlete in the world as of 2015.[14]

Amateur career

In the 2012 Grand Prix Championship, Williams have the record of 26–2.

Professional motocross career

Swift Racing signing and early career

Williams' been ride dirtbike since the age of two, but stopped together to become Boxing and MMA careers. He was trained by Chris Ford was here where he laid the foundations to his fast movement techniques[15] Despite this, and his family moving to New Jersey, Williams continued racing at his youth. He was also trained by Paul Mason Sr. and sometimes Chris Ellison. Chris Ellison recalls Williams, "One of the best racers and I wish he could race more into his amateur racing, but he's doesn't." He continued "Williams does wanted to go boxing and Martial arts, but he could be the best motocross racer of all time".[16]

Williams made his debut at the 2013 FIM Motocross Championship where he defeats another rookie, John Josephs on March 4, 2013 in New Jersey with number 167.

Negotiations with Danny Ford

Following his second victory against Walkner, there was much public demand for a fight between the One-on-One Junior Champion Charles N. Williams and two-time X Games Gold medalist Danny Ford. Williams reportedly agreed to race Ford on October 18, 2014 for a split of $50 grand up front,[17] and it was later agreed that the venue for the race would be Circuit of the Americas of X Games. However, the bout was put in jeopardy due to disagreements about XGames-style drug testing. The Ford camp random blood testing by the United States Anti-Doping Agency,[18] whereas Williams refused to have any blood testing within 30 days from the race, because he thought it would weaken him, but he was willing to have blood taken from him before the 30-day window as well as immediately after the fight.[19]

Paul Mason Sr., on the other hand, commented that he would not allow blood to be taken from Williams one week before the race.[20][21] In an attempt to resolve their differences, the two camps went through a process of mediation before a retired judge. After the mediation process Ford agreed to a 14-day no blood testing window. However, Williams refused and instead only agreed to a 24-day no blood testing window.[22] Consequently, on January 7, 2014, Williams's promoter Paul Mason Sr. declared that the race was officially off.[23]

After negotiations for the Ford racing match fell through, other racers were considered to replace Ford as William's next opponent, including former Light Welterweight Champion Dennis Ullrich,[24] and WBA Light Middleweight title holder Yuri Freeman.[25] However, Williams chose to fight former WMXC title holder Jeremy van Horebeek instead.

Junior 98cc

Williams vs. Horebeek

Williams race against Jeremy van Horebeek on October 18, 2014 in Fayetteville, North Carolina at the 2014 Rivalry on Championships. At the race, Williams defeated Horebeek, giving Williams's fourth win.

98cc

Williams AMA Championship 2016

Williams at the 2016 AMA Motocross Championship against Paul von Nurnberg.

He then made his four more victories until the short streak had been broken by Pieter St-Georges at 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship where he also lost the championship. At the 2016 AMA Motocross Championship, Williams defeated Paul von Nurnberg. Than he lost to Paul Mason Jr. at the New York Private Motocross Track on March 26, 2016. He wanted to have a race with his friend, Danny "Raptor" Ellison for a race, but the opponent went to Joseph Johnston for the upcoming Ellison-Johnston match at X Games Minneapolis 2017. Williams switch number plates to number 677.

Williams vs. Calaway

With no opponent, he challenged Mark S. Calaway to a match instead, which Calaway accepted. At the championship, Williams defeated Calaway.

Williams vs. Desprey

William made his first outside of the United States match in Villars-sous-Écot, France where his opponent was French rider Maxime Desprey who correctly 22–0, at the championship, William defeated and broke the Desprey's streak.

Williams vs. Butrón

William than challenged José Butrón to 2017 Winter Motocross Season, a One-on-One Match on November 27th. At the Championship event, Williams defeated Butrón.

X Games

Williams vs. Ford

Williams was recently going to making his final returned to MMA in January 2018, and Derek Saint, CEO of Johansson Raceway announced that Williams making his return to track and was looking for opponent. While Williams' returned to MMA for his final match at UFC Fight Night 124 when he was against John Pickle for the main event. He confirmed on Twitter that he will returned and making his X-Games debut against the returning undefeated Danny Ford after years of negations to at X Games Aspen 2018 on January 26th. During the race at his debut at X Games Aspen in Colorado, Williams was defeated by Ford in all seventh rounds, improving his undefeated record of 44–0, while Williams were dropped of 28–1, giving Williams' first and only loss in his professional career. His defeat of returning to motocross for the first time since 2017. Williams also won an Silver medal for the first time. After the race, it was billed as Biggest One Yet.

Second return to 98cc

Williams vs. Tortelli

After being defeated by Danny W. Tucker, Williams confirmed to be at the start of the one-on-one match against Jean-Pierre Tortelli at race track at Villa La Angostura on March 4th; at the start of the 2018 FIM Motocross Season. Williams' however made a comeback by defeating Tortelli. Results showing the judges scoreboard; 60–45; 60–33 and 45–21, all favour of Williams.

Williams vs. Tortelli II

On April 13, 2018, Williams announced to be into another racing match, his options were an re-match against Danny W. Tucker, last time was at X Games Aspen 2018. Another option was Christian Rose, which making his retirement on April 15th after 25 years in motocross since 1993, but Rose rejected the offer, instead he will race against Christian Jackson, Jr. Since Tucker announced he will be racing against Tanel Leok, Williams with no options, Williams and Tortelli will be into a re-match.

On April 25th racing match, Williams defeated Tortelli again in the re-match. After the match, Williams and Tortelli made peace.

Williams vs. De La Santa

Williams fought undefeated Oscar De La Santa on 19th May 2018 at the Sherwood Raceway, in Sherwood, Arkansas. Despising going as the underdog during the bout, and possibility going to the trilogy against Tortelli. Throwout rounds one to four, Williams dominated the race, surpassing De La Santa and making De La Santa to crash multiple times. In round five, Williams start to pressuring De La Santa, making him crash again while Williams past De La Santa. In Round six, Williams dominated the round and defeated De La Santa by grand prix, and De La Santa's first professional loss.

150cc

Williams vs. Anderson Jr., Parker

On 30th April, a day after his victory over Oscar De La Santa, William fought Ryan Anderson Jr. on July 22, 2018. The event will took place X Games Minneapolis 2018 in U.S. Bank Stadium, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Williams defeated Anderson, Jr and won his first Gold medal, second X Games medal; other is when he won his silver medal after his defeat against Danny W. Tucker.

Williams fought Justin Parker in Lommel, Belgium, at Round 8 at the 2018 FIM Motocross Championship. At the event, Williams defeated Parker on August 5th, 2018.

Cancelled Washington race

It will be announced that Williams was scheduled to race against undefeated Tommy Washington (23–0–5). The racing match took place at round 9 on September 30th at Glen Halen Raceway event. Meanwhile, Washington was making his amateur boxing return on 3rd of October and was looking for opponent. On September 17, 2018, the racing match between Williams and Washington had been cancelled because of Washington changed interest; leading Washington on twitter that 'Williams is loser and weak'.

Williams vs. Ryan

Day after cancelled racing match between Williams-Washington, Williams' deal with Washington's deal is off. Many negotiations between Tony Cairoli, Richard J. Kennedy or James Ryan (Williams). The first choice was Cairoli and deal set on September 13; Cairoli decline the offer but both agreed that they into the future match between Williams and Cairoli in 2019. Next one is Richard Kennedy, brother of retired pro motocross racer Charles Kennedy — Kennedy was part-time motocross racer who race one match every year (two matches if lucky and at the early of his motocross career). At the time Kennedy received his offer about the racing match, Kennedy respectfully decline and said 'It's a good possibility that I'm going to race [Charles N. Williams] Williams in the future.'

Last choice was Ryan Williams (46–2–1). Quickly Williams' team went negotiations with Ryan Williams. The two Williams met in Los Angeles and both agreed to have a racing match on September 27th. The deal made on September 17, billed as "Two Williams' Race", for confusing of the two Williams, later was re-billing as "Who's De Real Williams". Williams defeated Ryan Williams during the sixth round, and won the One-on-One, FIM, The Track and lineal MX titles.

Williams vs. Navarro

Racer X announced that Williams agreed that he will defended his FIMs and other titles on the line against Adrián Navarro on October 11, 2018. The race match was set after the one-week after his amateur boxing match on October 3rd. Williams defeated Navarro, by retaining his FIM and other championship titles.

Williams vs. Esquivias

Immediality after Williams defeated Navarro, his next October match was announced that an non-title race match against Wesley Esquivias on October 15. Williams went on defeating Esquivias in the fifth round, which it's have no match to Williams. Official scoreboards were 60–59, 60–59, 58–51, all favor of Williams.

Second return to X Games

Williams vs. Herbert

Williams fought Elliot Herbert for the Gold Medal at the Spotless Stadium, in Sydney, Australia on October 20, 2018. Williams and Herbert fought in an one-on-one match, during the match. Williams went on to defeat Herbert and won his second gold medal.

250cc

Williams vs. Nicholls

After Jake Nicholls won the 250cc FIM championship title since June 5th, 2016 against Boyd Anderson. Williams who at the time, currently undefeated in MMA and who was facing Jim Miller on June 13th. After Nicholls won the title, he was called out by Williams on twitter, said that "he was weak and doesn't deserve the title" and even that Nicholls was the underdog. After both Williams and Nicholls were in an brawl beef on Twitter after Williams defeated Miller (and were scheduling into an rematch later the year).

After re-match against Miller; which at the time, Miller retired for good and was training for his professional debut in December 2016. With rumors that the two were face each other again into an re-match for the third time of different sport, both of them made peace on twitter that they want to move on. On March 4th, 2017, it was reported that negations between Williams and Nicholls for possibility race match; and rumors that Williams for possibility having racing match against Danny Tucker and Williams was defeated by Tucker on January 26, 2018 in an XGames match; and the negrations of an William-Nicholls racing match went cold and cancelled. After two years later, Williams signed with Ford Raceway on November 15, 2018, and another negations begin and few days later, it were successfully and that Williams vs. Nicholls were set for November 19, 2018 at the Glen Helen Raceway, in San Bernardino, California.

In front of 140,000 people, Williams defeated Nicholls, at the fifth round. During rounds first to five, Williams dominates Nicholls, even Nicholls were giving an little comeback but it's gets overtaken by Williams. The official scoreboards; 60–58 (Tucker), 60–51 (Tucker), 60–60 (Nicholls). After the race, it was rumored to have an re-match.

Williams vs. Nicholls II

Williams fought Nicholls for the second time on November 25, 2018 at the GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado. At the event, Williams defeated Nicholls in the third round, after Nicholls repeating crashes. The official scoreboards; 60–44, 60–50, 60–32; all favor of Williams.

Williams vs. De Dycker

Williams fought Ken De Dycker on December 15, 2018, at the Sherwood Raceway, in Sherwood, Arkansas. At the time, Williams decided to raced Pickle, but soon to racing an upcoming match later. De Dycker is the number one conductor for Williams' OnO, FIM, The Track and lineal MX titles after De Dycker defeated James Victor in the fifth round.

In front of 15,000 people, Williams defeated De Dycker. In round one, Williams was soft, as De Dycker raced further than Williams. In rounds two through five, Williams was ahead from De Dycker, Williams than pressured De Dycker, ending him to crash, twice. In round six, Williams dominiated the round, pressuring De Dycker, causing him to crash multiple times. In seven and eight[26] rounds, Williams again dominated the race. The official scoreboard 60–34 (Williams), 60–59 (Williams) and 59–60 (De Dycker). Williams earned the total of 179 points, while De Dycker had total of 153 points.

Williams vs. Nicholls III

After the De Dycker race, Williams faced Jake Nicholls in an trilogy. It took place on December 23, 2018, at the GEICO Music Stage in Aspen, Colorado. Billed as The 21th Round, Williams defeated Nicholls in the fourth round but throughout the rounds, Williams dominated the race.

Return to 150cc

Williams vs. Pickle

It was reported that started that a crossover fight between Williams and MMA star John Pickle, for an re-match was in the works. Before Williams' last MMA fight at the UFC Fight Night: Williams vs. Pickle on January 14, 2018, undefeated John Pickle challenged the 29–0 Williams, which Pickle have only 24 wins with no losses. At the event, Williams defeated Pickle and improved his undefeated record of 30–0 and announced his retirement and become one of the many MMA fighters retired undefeated, while Pickle's first loss and dropped record of 24–1. Pickle want on to 11-win streak at both Arkansas Fights and UFC until he was recently got defeated by veteran Alistair Overeem on November 24, 2018 by TKO.

After Williams' retirement in MMA, he continuing his professional motocross career, defeated by noble pro racers, like Danny Tucker on January 26, 2018. On November 22, the rumors that both Williams and Pickle made and confirmed the agreement that an re-match four days later. Both Williams and Pickle announced on their twitter accounts that the racing match is on. The racing match were 150cc class on January 12, 2019 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota; which were confirmed.

It have reported that Pickle's relationship with UFC President Dana White had been all time lows, and might be leaving UFC after his fight against Zak Ottow on UFC on Fox: Lee vs. Iaquinta 2 on December 14, 2018, and be contuning 6-year contract with the Arkansas Fights, Pickle also claims that he'll dropped the UFC Heavyweight Championship title. Pickle also confirmed that his leaving in UFC, but returning to Arkansas Fights, full-time or maybe duel two MMA organized and possible one is Bellator. An also possible tenure in professional racing career in motocross.

In front of 73,000 outstanding capacity, Williams defeated Pickle by Grand Prix. Since Williams himself defeated Pickle on January 2018 to have to undefeated MMA record of 30 victories, but the feud between Williams and Pickle is 2–0 (these two wins by Williams). Throughout the race, Williams dominated the race, with scoreboards reads 60–59 (Williams), 59–53 (Williams), 60–59 (Pickle), with Williams had 179 points, while Pickle points is 178, with only Williams' one point victory over Pickle. After the race, both Williams and Pickle shake hands and their feud in the Octagon and the track is over. In the interview, Williams recalled that "Pickle is very good racer, even in the Octagon during my career in UFC; Myself and Pickle shake hands with respect and I told him that I wish his MMA career the best of luck."

Third return to X Games

Williams vs. Pérez

Williams fought Julián José Pérez for the gold medal on January 27, 2019 at the GEICO Music Stage, in Aspen, Colorado. At the event, Williams defeated Perez in the third round by MCC.

450cc

Williams vs. Ellison

On January 29, 2019, it announced that Ford Raceway announcement that Williams will be racing against Jeff Ellison (31–3–0–1) on February 1, 2019 at the Ford Raceway, in Springdale, Arkansas. Before the bout is announced, Williams though he will raced during the undercard of Leopold Peeters vs. Yuta Suzuki II (which the bout is February 2) and the other race of the Kennedy-Stanton bout on February 6.

In front of 20,000 people, Williams defeated Ellison by Grand Prix. In the open round and second round, it was nothing but two racers going back and forth, which taking both Ellison and Williams in the lead by default. With Ellison taking victory on round third, with Williams crashed with making the first time since 2016. Williams then table turn as gained domination over Ellison in the rest of the rounds. Even though Williams haven't raced a second time in January, that his only race since 27th of January.

The official scoreboards were 60–53 (Williams), 60–53 (Williams), 53–47 (Ellison). Williams took 6-over-1 easy victory, and that about ninety percent of the race were Williams will win. After the race, Williams is now on the 17-winning streak since 2016 lost against his friend Tucker, while Ellison on a 3-losing streak.

Williams vs. Washington

Few days after the Williams-Ellison bout, when Williams defeated Ellison pushing that the undefeated Tommy Washington (34–0–5–1; 14 GP) made negations with Williams having a racing match. When the cancelled Washington race on September 17, 2018, which have been unturned and the racing match is started up again, even Washington said on twitter that 'Williams is loser and weak'. After the cancelled race for September 2018, Washington is still racing and keep winning and up to 11–0; with one no contest. Now that Williams pressuring Washington to have an racing match is still ongoing.

Until February 1, 2019 when Williams defeated John Ellison and Williams call-out Washington said Washington is afraid of Williams an picking weak opponents, which four days ago, Williams reacted to Washington's NC on Joshua Ho. Three days later on February 4, the Williams-Washington bout is confirmed for February 14, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

At the event and capacity of 52,000 people, Williams shockingly defeated Washington, which is also mark the Washington first defeat in his professional career. Williams in the race, dominated Washington all seven rounds.

Williams vs. Johnston

Williams announced that he will returning to the octagon, but he will due for exhibition fights and he will fight against John Pickle in an re-match at the event of Arkansas Fights 59. On February 19, the fight will took place at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California on March 3, 2019, but Williams interesting in motocross racing match. He later announced he will raced against the returning Adrian Johnston (50–4; 38 GP) on two days later on March 5. The Race took place at Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California. At the event, Williams defeated Johnston by unanimous decision. The official scoreboards were 60–53 (Williams), 60–53 (Williams), 53–47 (Johnston).

Williams vs. Washington II

After the first race, Williams recently defeated Washington, the re-match was set in place to order to have another. Washington then upset after his loss against the "C+ racer of all time". Before the re-match was announced Washington defeated John Bledsoe on March 2, 2019. Now Washington is 35–1–5, the re-match was confirmed on March 10, 2019, which the race will took place at the U.S Band Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 26, 2019. At the event, Williams defeated Washington by Grand Prix.

Third return to 150cc

Williams vs. Nicholls IV

Williams race Jake Nicholls on April 12, 2019. The race was for the vacant GP (Junior), 150cc (Super) ONO and Light 250cc lineal titles and defending 150cc FIM Motocross Champion title, The Track champion title, Lineal Motocross champion titles.[27] Nicholls knocked down Williams in the 3rd round with a looping right hook. In round 5, Williams returned the favor, knocking down Nicholls. Williams went on the offensive in the 6th round. While behind the scorecards and with just 1 second left in the 6th round, Nicholls countered Nicholls's speed, sending Nicholls face first to the dirt, resulting in a Grand Prix. Williams, who had not been Grand prix out in over 1 year since his loss to Danny Ford in January 2018, remained unconscious for several minutes.[28] This was named The Ring magazine's "Fight of the Year" and "Knockout of the Year" and "International Fight of the Year" by the British website BoxRec. Márquez was also named "International Fighter of the Year" by the same publication.[29]

Super 150cc

Williams vs. Nurbekov

After Rustem Nurbekov (23–0; 22 GP) defeated Henry Paul by winning the 150cc (Super) ONO title on April 6, 2019. In the post race, Nurbekov calling out Williams that "he will be another loss, since the only one who can't defeated Ford." which few hours later, Williams call upon to twitter that he and Ford are still friends since his only loss on January 2018. Meanwhile, Williams and Nicholls raced the fourth and final time between the two, which Williams defeated and improved his record of 50–1. Four weeks after the Williams-Nicholls IV race, Williams and undefeated Nurbekov come to the agreement for the Super 150cc ONO title on May 1st, 2019, at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

At the event with capacity of 73,000 people, Williams defeated Nurbekov by decision. The official scoreboard were reads: 60–59, 59–59, 59–57. The race that the dominance from Nurbekov in the first half of the first to four rounds, but since the speed and pressure from the both of them. Williams turned the tables on Nurbekov, repeating the pattern on Williams' pervious races. While the decision were all over Williams.

Williams vs. Kennedy

The dream race possibly between Williams and Charles Kennedy (55–2; 47 GP) started when the negotiations on July 2017, but when Kennedy defeated Jack Adams on Jul 7, 2017, Kennedy retires which the rumors and possible negotiations were canceled and off the rail. While Williams continuing to claim that maybe he will bring Kennedy out a retirement after Williams' 26th undefeated win over Mark S. Calaway on August 25, 2017, Williams called out Kennedy after the race. While Kennedy responded at the Racer X, "Well I'm still retired, I've the best time of my life". The negotiation soon to collapse, as Williams win two more victory, even his noble win over José Butrón on November 27, 2017 at the U.S. Bank Stadium, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, before Williams' only loss to Danny Ford on January 26, 2019 at Winter X Games XXII.

When Kennedy come out of the retirement when he defeated Maurice Fitzgerald in October 10, 2018, Kennedy went on have a thirteen winning streak. Meanwhile, Williams defeated various champions such as Jake Nicholls, Jeff Ellison and others, and have a 23-winning streak, since Williams' loss to Ford back in January 26, 2018. On May 6, 2019, after multiple negotiations were confirmed by the Racer X and Kennedy Raceway. As Williams announced that he will defending his 150cc (Super) ONO title, since his win over Rustem Nurbekov, and Kennedy also he will defending his the FIM and lineal MX titles. The race will took place on May 14, 2019, at the U.S. Bank Stadium, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

In front of a sold out crowd of 60,500 people, Williams and Kennedy raced to a split draw (57–60 Kennedy, 60–50 Williams, 60–60). Sources said that the favor of both Williams and Kennedy had reached about 50/50 chance of winning nor draw. ESPN's Dan Rafael and HBO's Harold Lederman scored the race 60–52 in favour of Williams. Judge Adalaide Byrd's scorecard of 59–40 in favour of Kennedy was widely ridiculed. Many observers felt that Williams had won a narrow, closely contested race, and while a draw was justifiable, a card that wide in favour of Kennedy was inexcusable.

Williams vs. Kennedy II

Williams raced Kennedy (56–2–1; 47 GP) for Kennedy's FIM and lineal MX titles and Williams will defend his 150cc (Super) ONO title on June 2, 2019 in Minneapolis, at the U.S. Bank Stadium. With in front of capacity of 66,000 people, Williams defeated Kennedy in the six round by Grand Prix. With Kennedy losing his 32-winning streak, since his two losses against Danny Ford, Williams ending Kennedy's 32-win streak, while Williams' streak had improved with 25-winning streak.

Super 85cc

Williams vs. Suzuki

Williams raced Yuta Suzuki (41–4; 23 GP) on June 11, 2019, at the Ford Raceway in Springdale, Arkansas, for the 85cc (Super) ONO, the FIM and lineal MX titles. Without any losses since his only defeat by Danny Ford on January 26, 2018. Williams currently going for his another title, and he signed with the 85cc motocross class. At the event, and in front of 50,000 people, Williams defeated Suzuki, by winning Williams' 26-winning streak.

Williams vs. Jones

In June 13, 2019, Williams announced that he will race against Seth Jones (49–11–2) with 24 GP. Two days later, he was later confirmed for the race date will took place on June 29, 2019 at the at the Ford Raceway in Springdale, Arkansas, for the 85cc (Super) ONO, the FIM and lineal MX titles.

Williams vs. Kennedy III

Williams raced Charles Kennedy (58–3–1; 48 GP) for the 85cc (Super) ONO, the FIM and lineal MX titles. The trilogy race between Williams and Kennedy was on July 6, 2019, at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. At the event with 50,000 people, Williams defeated Kennedy.

Williams vs. Paul

On July 7, 2019, Williams confirmed that re-match with Julián José Pérez is set for July 16, 2019, at the Ford Raceway in Springdale, Arkansas, but Pérez declined the offer and that re-match isn't worth it for his health. Few days later in July 9, Williams announced on Twitter that he will defend his Super 85cc ONO and other MX lineal titles against Henry Paul (47–8–2–1; 32 GP). At the event, Williams dominated Paul in the race, and by retaining the title.

Fourth return to X Games

Williams vs. Peeters

Williams announced that he will raced against undefeated Leopold Peeters (52–0; 44 GP) on non-title race at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 2, 2019 for the third X Games gold medal at the X Games XXV. On July 29, 2019 press conference, Williams and Peeters shook hands respectfully, neutral that he can defeat each other. Williams called Peeters "most legendary racer of all time" and also one of his idols, while Peeters recalled his interview with Racer X that his racing career may come to an end and that Williams may give Peeters his first lost in almost 23 years. The bout was also for the X Games gold medalist, which Peeters responded that "I don't think I want to win a [gold] medal in my opinion, Williams however deserve the medal." with respect towards Williams. In front people of 50,000, Williams defeated Peeters by Unanimous decision, at the course of the race, Williams and Peeters dominated each other in the opening rounds of 1-3. In rounds 4-6, Williams pressured Peeters and dominated him in the closing and final round. Williams had a speed percentage of 90.1, surpassing his 87.7, thus the quickest race since June 2018 race.

Super 450cc

Williams vs. Washington III

After the Peeters race, Williams announced on twitter that the trilogy race against Tommy Washington (37–2–5 (1)) is complete on August 1, the day before Williams-Peeters race. Both racers agreed to for the vacant 450cc (Super) ONO title. The race is scheduled at the Ford Raceway in Springdale, Arkansas on August 10, 2019.

Williams vs. Johnston

Williams announced that he will raced against Wesley Johnston on August 24, 2019 at the Fox Raceway, in Pala, California and he will defending the Super 450cc ONO title. At the event, Williams defeated Johnston by Unanimous decision.

Williams vs. Martin

Williams defeated Vann Martin by GP on September 1, 2019, at the Fox Raceway in Pala, California for the Super 450cc ONO title.

Williams vs. Ryan II

On September 7, 2019, Williams will raced in an re-match with James Ryan which the last met on September 25, 2018 bout. It took place on September 12, 2019 at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for the non-title match. The race billed as "450cc Supremacy", and Williams defeated Ryan in an re-match by GP. The PPV buys sold to 930,000 while the PPV revenue sold to $10,400,000.

Williams vs. Stewart

His dream race against James Stewart Jr. was come into play, when his friend Danny Ford defeated Bubba on June 2, 2016, and won the Gold Medal. But Williams never raced when Bubba Stewart retired on May 17, 2019, and negations an race between Williams and Bubba's brother Malcolm Stewart for the future race. On September 18, 2019, the dream super-race against Malcolm Stewart and Williams was confirmed that the race will took place at the Ford Raceway in Springdale, Arkansas on October 2, 2019.

At the event of 150,000 people, Williams defeated Stewart by minority decision. The official scoreboard reads; 60–54 (Williams), 55–60 (Stewart), 54–53 (Williams). Williams and Stewart went to war, and have knock Williams down three times during round one, and the next trading blows and pressuring, they still keep it through all of the rounds. After the race while his celebration his win over Stewart, the raceway lights went off and as the lights went back on, Danny Ford appeared behind Williams and attack him.

Fox Racing debut and non-title race

Williams vs. Paul II

On October 3, 2019 after the Williams-Stewart race, Williams had part ways to Shift Racing for nine years, and two weeks later in November, Williams signed with Fox Racing. On October 13, 2019, Williams reported that he will raced Henry Paul in an re-match, however Paul decline the re-match. However on two months later on December 3, Williams confirmed that negotiations with Henry Paul is complete and will set at the event of Winter X Games XXIV at the Buttermilk Ski Area, in Pitkin County, Colorado on January 24, 2020. However on December 6, 2019 after three days after the confirmation of the Williams-Paul 2 race, Williams announced that he will have an tune-up race before the super-race before X Games. Williams went one to have an exhibtion race against Jorge Andino on December 17, 2019 at the Ford Raceway in Springdale, Arkansas which Williams won the exhibition race during forty five seconds into the round three.

Williams vs. Charlie

Williams will race against Thomas Charlie on February 15, 2020 at the Fox Raceway in Pala, California. This is also the first 2020 non-title race match. At the event, Williams quickly defeated Charlie.

Second return to Super 450cc

Williams vs. Peeters II

Peeters had recently had reported that he signed multiple year-contract with Ford Raceway, which also might be his last contract with professional motocross which his recent contract will expires around 2022 and become an semi-active racer. On February 22, 2020, it be announced that Peeters, aged 40, had an very good health and was making an comeback, and that he want to revenged his only loss, and future races. Two days later, Peeters announced that he will had a re-match against Charles Williams for the Super 450cc ONO title, the FIM and other lineal titles, at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium on March 16, 2020.

Williams vs. Pérez II

Williams will be racing at Julián José Pérez on April 5, 2020 at the Fox Raceway in Pala, California.

Exhibition racing

Williams vs. Ford II

On September 25, 2019, it been reported that Danny Ford agreed to an massive bout exhibition races for upcoming races for 2020 Motocross Season, and had list of potential opponents for his races, including the most opponent, a re-match with Williams himself. Day before Williams-Stewart race, the Ford-Williams II are yet to be confirmed after the race on October 2, 2019. Danny Ford appeared behind Williams and attack him. On October 9, 2019, the ONO announced that retired undefeated racer Danny Ford will race for the final time for the 2019 season. Ford said that he "missed motocross racing" and have one more race left for 2019, and since he signed an multiple or various exhibition races for the following year. And the match will be confirmed for "professional race match", but it will be listed as "exhibition match" and will not listed as win or an loss, even any exhibition racing took place. This is the first time that Williams have an exhibition race. The race will took place on October 15, 2019, but it will be at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Williams vs. Andino

After an week after the announcement an re-match between Williams and Henry Paul on January 24, 2020, Williams announce that he taking on an race against Jorge Andino on December 17, 2019 at the Ford Raceway, in Springdale, Arkansas. At the event, Williams defeated Andino by grandprix.

Motorsports career results

Colour Result
Gold Won the X Games
Green 1st place (1)
Win
Silver 2nd place (2)
Bronze 3rd place (3)
Bright Finished, in points (4-20)
Blue Finished, no points (21+)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Not classified (NC)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Loss (L)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Blank Did not participate
Withdrawn due to injury (INJ)
Excluded (EX)
Race cancelled (C)
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2018 MX 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.00 15 Win
2019 MX 1 Retired 1.00 1 Win

Professional motocross record

Professional record summary
69 races 64 wins 1 loss
By grandprix 45 0
By decision 19 1
Draws 4
No. Result Record Opponent Date Location Notes
69 Draw 64–1–4 Argentina Julián José Pérez Apr 5, 2020 Fox Raceway, Pala, California
68 Draw 64–1–3 Belgium Leopold Peeters Mar 16, 2020 King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium Retained the Super 450cc ONO title, the FIM and lineal MX titles
67 Win 64–1–2 United Kingdom Thomas Charlie Feb 15, 2020 Fox Raceway, Pala, California
66 Draw 63–1–2 Canada Henry Paul Jan 24, 2020 Buttermilk Ski Area, Pitkin County, Colorado Retained the Super 450cc ONO title, the FIM and lineal MX titles
65 Win 63–1–1 United States Malcolm Stewart Oct 2, 2019 Ford Raceway, Springdale, Arkansas
64 Win 62–1–1 United States James Ryan Sep 12, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
63 Win 61–1–1 United States Vann Martin Sep 1, 2019 Fox Raceway, Pala, California Retained the Super 450cc ONO title
62 Win 60–1–1 Canada Wesley Johnston Aug 24, 2019 Fox Raceway, Pala, California Retained the Super 450cc ONO title
61 Win 59–1–1 United States Tommy Washington Aug 10, 2019 Ford Raceway, Springdale, Arkansas Retained the FIM and lineal MX titles;
Won the vacant Super 450cc ONO title
60 Win 58–1–1 Belgium Leopold Peeters Aug 2, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Won the X Games gold medal for the fourth time
59 Win 57–1–1 Canada Henry Paul Jul 16, 2019 Ford Raceway, Springdale, Arkansas Retained the 85cc (Super) ONO title
58 Win 56–1–1 United States Charles Kennedy Jul 6, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Retained the 85cc (Super) ONO, the FIM and lineal MX titles
57 Win 55–1–1 Canada Seth Jones Jun 29, 2019 Ford Raceway, Springdale, Arkansas Retained the 85cc (Super) ONO, the FIM and lineal MX titles
56 Win 54–1–1 Japan Yuta Suzuki Jun 11, 2019 Ford Raceway, Springdale, Arkansas Retained the FIM and lineal MX titles;
Won the 85cc (Super) ONO title
55 Win 53–1–1 United States Charles Kennedy Jun 2, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Retained the 150cc (Super) ONO title;
Won the FIM and lineal MX titles
54 Draw 52–1–1 United States Charles Kennedy May 14, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Retained the 150cc (Super) ONO title;
For the FIM and lineal MX titles
53 Win 52–1 Kazakhstan Rustem Nurbekov May 1, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Won the 150cc (Super) ONO title
52 Win 51–1 Canada Ayden Truchon Apr 28, 2019 Pala Raceway, Irvine, California Retained the The Track and lineal MX titles
51 Win 50–1 United Kingdom Jake Nicholls Apr 12, 2019 Ford Raceway, Springdale, Arkansas Retained the The Track and lineal MX titles;
Won the (Junior) GP, 150cc ONO and Light 250cc lineal titles
50 Win 49–1 United States Tommy Washington Mar 26, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
49 Win 48–1 Canada Adrian Johnston Mar 5, 2019 Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
48 Win 47–1 United States Tommy Washington Feb 14, 2019 Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
47 Win 46–1 United States Jeff Ellison Feb 1, 2019 Ford Raceway, Springdale, Arkansas
46 Win 45–1 Argentina Julián José Pérez Jan 27, 2019 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado Won the X Games gold medal.
45 Win 44–1 United States John Pickle Jan 12, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
44 Win 43–1 United Kingdom Jake Nicholls Dec 23, 2018 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado Retained the OnO, The Track and lineal MX titles;
Retained the 250cc FIM champion title
43 Win 42–1 Belgium Ken De Dycker Dec 15, 2018 Sherwood Raceway, Sherwood, Arkansas
42 Win 41–1 United Kingdom Jake Nicholls Nov 25, 2018 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado Retained the OnO, The Track and lineal MX titles;
Retained the 250cc FIM champion title
41 Win 40–1 United Kingdom Jake Nicholls Nov 19, 2018 Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino, California Retained the One-on-One, The Track and lineal MX titles;
Won the vacant 250cc FIM champion title
40 Win 39–1 Mexico Agustín Secada Reyes Nov 3, 2018 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Retained the One-on-One, FIM, The Track and lineal MX titles;
Won the vacant Super 450cc ONO title
39 Win 38–1 Brazil Renato Cerqueira Oct 24, 2018 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Retained the One-on-One, FIM, The Track and lineal MX titles
38 Win 37–1 United States Elliot Herbert Oct 20, 2018 Spotless Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney Won the Gold medal for the second time
37 Win 36–1 Philippines Wesley Esquivias Oct 15, 2018 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
36 Win 35–1 Argentina Adrián Navarro Oct 11, 2018 Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino, California Retained the One-on-One, FIM, The Track and lineal MX titles
35 Win 34–1 United States James Ryan Sep 25, 2018 Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino, California Won the 2018 One-on-One, FIM, The Track and lineal MX titles
34 Win 33–1 United States Justin Parker Aug 5, 2018 Lommel, Belgium
33 Win 32–1 United States Ryan Anderson Jr. Jul 22, 2018 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Won the Gold medal for the first time
32 Win 31–1 United States Oscar De La Santa May 19, 2018 Sherwood Raceway, Sherwood, Arkansas
31 Win 30–1 France Jean-Pierre Tortelli Apr 14, 2018 Agueda Raceway, Agueda, Portugal
30 Win 29–1 France Jean-Pierre Tortelli Mar 3, 2018 Villa La Angostura, Neuquén, Argentina
29 Loss 28–1 United States Danny Ford Jan 26, 2018 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado Won Silver medal for the first time
28 Win 28–0 Spain José Butrón Nov 27, 2017 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota This was an One-on-One Match
27 Win 27–0 United States Maxime Desprey Sep 17, 2017 Villars-sous-Écot, France This was an One-on-One Match
26 Win 26–0 United States Mark S. Calaway Aug 25, 2017 Houston, Texas
25 Win 25–0 United States Paul Mason Jr. Mar 26, 2017 Near Ontario, New York
24 Win 24–0 Poland Jan Sobieski Nov 14, 2016 Modern Classic Motor Sports, Glendale, Arizona
23 Win 23–0 South Africa Kungawo Zuma Jun 8, 2016 Southern Ontario, Canada
22 Win 22–0 Dominican Republic José Núñez Jun 4, 2016 Southern Ontario, Canada
21 Win 21–0 United States Daniel DeBlocke May 25, 2016 Southern Ontario, Canada
20 Win 20–0 Spain Fidenziano Di Lauro May 12, 2016 Southern Ontario, Canada
19 Win 19–0 Germany Eckart Kleinfeld May 4, 2016 Southern Ontario, Canada
18 Win 18–0 Germany Paul von Nurnberg Apr 30, 2016 Southern Ontario, Canada
17 Win 17–0 France Pieter St-Georges May 17, 2015 Springdale, Arkansas Loss the 2015 Championship
16 Win 16–0 Sweden Tom Johansson May 5, 2015 Dublin, Ireland Won the 2015 Championship
15 Win 15–0 Germany Jeremy van Horebeek Oct 18, 2014 Fayetteville, North Carolina
14 Win 14–0 United States Dennis Ullrich Mar 9, 2014 Miami, Florida Won the 2014 One-on-One Championship
13 Win 13–0 United States Matthias Walkner Sep 8, 2013 Las Vegas, Nevada Won the One-on-One championship
12 Win 12–0 United States Justin Matthews Aug 23, 2013 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado One-on-One debut
11 Win 11–0 Canada Michael Paul Jul 7, 2013 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado
10 Win 10–0 United States Paul George Franz Jun 30, 2013 Wall Stadium, Wall Township, New Jersey
9 Win 9–0 Mexico Antonio López Severino Jun 19, 2013 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado
8 Win 8–0 United States Ryan James Jun 3, 2013 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado
7 Win 7–0 United States Ryan James May 27, 2013 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado
6 Win 6–0 United States Cain Wilson May 5, 2013 Grand Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
5 Win 5–0 United States Victor Diaz Apr 29, 2013 Grand Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
4 Win 4–0 United States Francis Anderson Jr. Apr 12, 2013 Grand Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
3 Win 3–0 United States Connor Derekson Harris Apr 7, 2013 Grand Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
2 Win 2–0 United States Seth Nathanelson Mar 11, 2013 Grand Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
1 Win 1–0 United States John Josephs Mar 4, 2013 Port Imperial Street Circuit, West New York, New Jersey Professional debut

Exhibition record

2 wins (2 grandprix)
No. Result Record Opponent Date Location Notes
2 Win N/A Spain Jorge Andino Dec 17, 2019 Ford Raceway, Springdale, Arkansas This is an exhibition race.
1 Win N/A United States Danny Ford Oct 15, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota This is an exhibition race.

X Games record

 
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing Flag of the United States.svg United States
X Games
Medal Opponent Date Venue Event Record
Silver Danny Ford Jan 26, 2018 GEICO Music Stage, Aspen, Colorado X Games Aspen 2018 0–1
Gold Ryan Anderson Jr. Jul 22, 2018 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Danny W. Ford vs. Romain Callewaert II 1–1
Gold Elliot Herbert Oct 20, 2018 Spotless Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney Danny W. Ford vs. Romain Callewaert II 2–1
Gold Julián José Pérez Jan 27, 2019 Spotless Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney Charles N. Williams vs. Julián José Pérez 3–1
Won Rustem Nurbekov Jul 8, 2019 U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota X Games Legends 4–1
Gold Henry Paul Jan 24, 2020 Buttermilk Ski Area, Pitkin County, Colorado Winter X Games XXIV 5–1

Titles in Motocross

Major Motocross titles

Grand Prix

X Games

Championships

Honorary titles

Pay-per-view bouts

No. Date Race Billing Buys Network Revenue
1
March 26, 2017
Williams vs. Mason The Best Ever 946,000 HBO $3,100,000
2
January 26, 2018
Ford vs. Williams Biggest One Yet 654,000 Racer X $946,000
3
September 25, 2018
Ryan vs. Williams Cousin vs. Cousin 700,000 $1,200,000
4
November 19, 2018
Williams vs. Nicholls Long Time Coming 600,000 $950,000
5
November 25, 2018
Williams vs. Nicholls II Misdirection 610,000 $940,000
6
December 15, 2018
Williams vs. De Dycker Payback 710,000 $1,060,000
7
December 23, 2018
Williams vs. Nicholls III The 21th Round 300,000 $530,000
8
January 12, 2019
Williams vs. Pickle This Time In Dirtbikes 1,040,000 $1,200,000
9
January 27, 2019
Williams vs. Pérez Battle for Greatness 890,000 $934,000
10
February 1, 2019
Williams vs. Ellison God of Victory 1,790,000 $1,200,000
11
February 24, 2019
Williams vs. Washington Finally, It's Happening! 2,230,000 $14,600,000
12
March 5, 2019
Williams vs. Johnston The Return 2,600,300 HBO/Racer X $13,450,000
13
March 26, 2019
Williams vs. Washington II It's Go Time 1,790,000 HBO $16,600,000
14
April 12, 2019
Williams vs. Nicholls IV Race of the Decade 450,000 Racer X $920,000
15
April 28, 2019
Williams vs. Truchon April Madness 2,450,000 $11,300,000
16
May 1, 2019
Williams vs. Nurbekov War of East and West 750,000 $13,600,000
17
May 14, 2019
Kennedy vs. Williams Two Legends 1,900,000 $20,200,000
18
June 2, 2019
Kennedy vs. Williams II Let's Race 2,400,000 $34,700,000
19
June 11, 2019
Williams vs. Suzuki 85cc Supremacy 500,000 $50,900,000
20
June 29, 2019
Williams vs. Jones Racer Showdown 1,200,000 $6,100,000
21
July 6, 2019
Williams vs. Kennedy III For the Final Time 4,100,000 $3,500,000
22
July 16, 2019
Williams vs. Paul Super 85cc Madness 400,000 $9,243,000
23
August 2, 2019
Williams vs. Peeters X Games Supremacy 600,000 $10,400,000
24
August 10, 2019
Williams vs. Washington III So Long, So Dare 620,000 $8,400,000
25
August 24, 2019
Williams vs. Johnston A New Record 670,000 $12,000,000
26
September 1, 2019
Williams vs. Martin 450cc Supremacy 930,000 $10,400,000
27
January 24, 2020
Williams vs. Paul II This Time 940,500 $1,300,300
28
February 15, 2020
Williams vs. Charlie Time is Now 500,000 $940,000
29
March 16, 2020
Williams vs. Peeters II Unfinished Business 1,200,000 $3,500,000

See also

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