Sports

All-Time Underdog May Get His Dream Fight

This is video of Glen Johnson after losing by decision to Chad Dawson last April. Note the cheers from the crowd as Johnson begins to speak. It's hard to find anyone who watched the fight and thinks Dawson deserved to win.

New Times profiled South Florida-based Johnson in a cover story in December, and he was still fuming over the judges' decision that night. He believes boxing fans should protest--the politics in the sport have gotten so bad that no result is above suspicion, he said.

A lot of folks believe Dawson's been ducking the older Johnson.

But now it looks like Johnson will get his rematch. Dawson just vacated the IBF light heavyweight crown so he'd be allowed to fight someone other than the top ranked IBF contender, Tavoris Cloud.

It's about time too. After their first fight, Johnson went on a You-Tube campaign telling anyone who would listen that he won and he should get another big fight. Videos here, here, and here.

In the time since that fight, Johnson has made easy work of Aaron Norwood and Daniel Judah. Video after the jump.

And here's Johnson knocking out Roy Jones, Jr. 

And a video we made. 

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Michael J. Mooney