Brazilian cruiserweight William “Thompson” Bezerra per www.box rec.com has a record of 41-0 with 40 knockouts. He informed this writer he was to have fought the end of December and in January but still hasn’t fought that I am aware of.
It’s been close to two years since Bezerra’s last fight in March of 2016 stopping Brazilian southpaw Francisco Marcelo Duarte “Mao de Pedra” Sobrinho, 12-2 (11), putting him into retirement. He won his first title in his professional debut for the interim Brazilian Cruiserweight title. He has defeated seventeen unbeaten opponents in his forty-one wins.
Bezerra has won the South American, Brazilian, WBA Fedelatin, WBC Mundo Espano, WBA Fedebol and International Boxing Council Inter-Continental titles. All of his bouts have been in Brazil but one which was in Ensenada, Mexico, in February of 2015 when he stopped unbeaten Austreberto Perez “El Tigrillo” Maranon, putting him into retirement.
Bezerra’s residence is in Itaquera, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was born William Fernando Souza Bezerra in September of 1984. His amateur record was an impressive 96-2 with 68 knockouts. His highest ranking was in the WBA at No. 4. He has been trained by Joaquim Orlando from 1999-2005 and Jaime Sodre de Franca since 2009 to present. He is managed by former Argentina South American heavyweight champion Eduardo Corletti.