2004-02-06 Glen Johnson w pts 12 Clinton Woods, Ponds Forge Leisure Centre, Sheffield, England - IBF

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2004-02-06 Glengoffe Johnson w pts 12 Clinton Woods, Ponds Forge Leisure Centre, Sheffield, England - IBF. Referee: Dave Parris. Scorecards: 116-112, 115-113, 115-113. Following on from their previous fight, it was again closely contested, but this time round Johnson (174½) did just enough to ensure that he won enough rounds on the judges’ scorecards to land the vacant title in his 35th year. Although Woods (174) had the longer reach and worked the jab well at times, Johnson always replied quickly and it was he who landed the heavier shots. Both men were all-in at the final bell, in what again had been a hard battle despite a lack of knockdowns and injuries, and Johnson was looking forward to some good pay days.