1997-02-10 Marc Johnson w pts 12 Alejandro Montiel, Great Western Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA - IBF

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1997-02-10 Marc Johnson w pts 12 Alejandro Montiel, Great Western Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA - IBF. Referee: Robert Byrd. Scorecards: 119-107, 118-108, 118-108. Although Montiel (112) chased and harried Johnson (112) throughout he was unable to cause any damage to the champion. Johnson was just too quick and too smart to be unsettled, and Montiel found himself on the end of a comprehensive points defeat. To add to his woes, the challenger was deducted two points for low blows.