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Boxer Williams awaits surgery following crash

Boxer Paul Williams' longtime promoter said Wednesday the fighter is in good spirits in an Atlanta hospital as he awaits surgery after he was paralyzed in a motorcycle crash.Promoter Dan Goossen told The Associated Press he did not know why a surgery planned for Wednesday was postponed. He says Williams is talking and remains upbeat and determined to regain movement and resume his career."Paul is in good spirits and speaking," Goossen said. "He has an attitude that is unbelievable, quite frankly. I've been down in the dumps the last three days but after speaking with him it gave me a new outlook on my belief in him overcoming what he says he's going to overcome."Goossen said he did not know when the surgery would be rescheduled.Williams, 30, severed his spinal cord when he was thrown from his motorcycle Sunday morning in Marietta, Ga. Police said he was driving too fast for conditions.Williams' manager, George Peterson, said the former welterweight champion has no movement from the wai...

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