Glen Johnson Hits Half Century Mark...In Wins, Not Birthdays, Wiseguy
“THE ROAD WARRIOR” HITS HALF-CENTURY MARK IN WINS, LOOKS FORWARD TO 2010 TITLE SHOT
HOLLYWOOD, FL, February 8 - It’s one of modern boxing’s most coveted milestones, and on Friday, February 5th, former world light heavyweight champion Glen Johnson his 50 wins in spectacular fashion, stopping fellow contender Yusaf Mack in six rounds at the NSU Arena in Fort Lauderdale to improve to 50-13-2 with 34 knockouts as a professional.
“This is a great moment for me and it came with a lot of hard work and dedication,” said Johnson. “What made it even better for me was that I was able to get this win in front of my family and friends in South Florida, the people who have been in my corner all these years.”
With the victory, which saw the 41-year old Johnson is prime form, he will now proceed to a 2010 title fight against IBF light heavyweight world champion Tavoris Cloud at a date and location to be announced.
“I’m looking forward to regaining the world title this year and making it one of the best years of my career,” said the popular ‘Road Warrior.’ “Tavoris Cloud is a solid, young fighter with a bright future that I respect - just like Yusaf Mack.”