Carlos Adames took an action better to ending up being the WBC middleweight champ on Saturday night, protecting his 23rd profession triumph in questionable style. Adames effectively protected his Interim WBC middleweight title with a ninth-round blockage of previous unified world champ Julian “J-Rock” Williams. The Premier Boxing Champions occasion, relayed live on SHOWTIME from The Armory in Minneapolis, saw a back-and-forth fight in the early rounds. Adames had Williams in problem in round 2 and opened a cut under his ideal eye in round 3. However, Williams showed durability and landed considerable power shots to manage the majority of the round. Adames struck back in round 4, requiring Williams against the ropes and providing a series of effective shots. The fight settled from the 5th round onward, with both fighters having their minutes. Adames eventually sealed the triumph in round 9, staggering Williams with effective blows. Despite some debate surrounding the blockage, Adames was on his method to a well-deserved win. Williams disagreed with the choice, declaring it was a “awful blockage” and required a rematch. Nevertheless, Adames led on all 3 scorecards at the time of the blockage. The punch statistics were close, however Adames had a substantial benefit in body shots. Adames revealed appreciation to his fans and acknowledged Williams’ durability, mentioning he will rest and ponder his next relocation as a warrior.