Name: Glen Johnson
Alias: Road Warrior - Gentleman
Birth Name: Glengoffe Donovan Johnson
Hometown: Miami, Florida, USA
Birthplace: May Pen, Jamaica
Pro Boxer: Record
Also known as Glengoffe Johnson or Glencoffe Johnson. Glen Johnson arrived in South Florida from Jamaica, at the age of 15. He would not begin boxing until a few years later and went on to become a three-time Florida Golden Gloves Champion.
Regional & Minor Titles
- WBC Continental Americas super middleweight title (1999)
- IBF Inter-Continental super middleweight title (2000)
- WBO Inter-Continental light heavyweight title (2001)
- USBA light heavyweight title (2003)
- IBO light heavyweight title (2004)
- IBA light heavyweight title (2006)
- The Ring light heavyweight title vs. Antonio Tarver on 12/18/04 W SD 12
- IBF light heavyweight title (2004, stripped for facing Ring Magazine Champion Antonio Tarver, instead of IBF mandatory opponent and fringe contender Rico Hoye.)
Before winning a world title, Johnson unsuccessfully challenged for a world title in the following instances:
- IBF middleweight title vs. Bernard Hopkins on 7/20/97 L TKO 11
- IBF super middleweight title vs. Sven Ottke on 11/27/99 L UD 12
- Vacant IBF light heavyweight title vs. Clinton Woods on 11/7/03 D 12
Tarver defeated Johnson by unanimous decision in their June 18, 2005 rematch, to end Johnson's claim as light heavyweight champion.
- Has a record of 2-7-1 (1 KOs) in World Title fights.
- Has a record of 4-11-1 (2 KOs) against former or current world titlists.
Awards and Other Achievements
- 2004 Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year
- 2004 USA Today Fighter of the Year
- 2004 Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year
| IBF Light Heavyweight Champion
2004 Feb 6 – 2004 Dec