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1994-04-22 [[John Michael Johnson]] w rsc 11 [[Junior Jones]], Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA. Referee: Richard Steele. In a huge upset, Johnson (118) used a heavy right hand to negate the champion’s reach advantage, and in the fourth round it was that punch which sent Jones (118) crashing for a count. Getting up, Jones boxed well for the next few sessions, using a jab-and-move routine, but it was noticeable that Johnson was getting closer, eventually putting the champion down again in the 11th with a countering left-right. After picking himself up at the count of eight, the referee rescued him at 1.21 of the round when he was being hammered against the ropes and hit without reply.
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1994-04-22 [[John Michael Johnson]] w rsc 11 [[Junior Jones]], Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA. Referee: Richard Steele. In a huge upset, Johnson (118) used a heavy right hand to negate the champion’s reach advantage, and in the fourth round it was that punch which sent Jones (118) crashing for a count. Getting up, Jones boxed well for the next few sessions, using a jab-and-move routine, but it was noticeable that Johnson was getting closer, eventually putting the champion down again in the 11th with a countering left-right. After picking himself up at the count of 'eight', the referee rescued him at 1.21 of the round when he was being hammered against the ropes and hit without reply.
  
 
[[Category: 1994 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1994 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]
 
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Latest revision as of 03:41, 23 March 2013

1994-04-22 John Michael Johnson w rsc 11 Junior Jones, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA. Referee: Richard Steele. In a huge upset, Johnson (118) used a heavy right hand to negate the champion’s reach advantage, and in the fourth round it was that punch which sent Jones (118) crashing for a count. Getting up, Jones boxed well for the next few sessions, using a jab-and-move routine, but it was noticeable that Johnson was getting closer, eventually putting the champion down again in the 11th with a countering left-right. After picking himself up at the count of 'eight', the referee rescued him at 1.21 of the round when he was being hammered against the ropes and hit without reply.