On Wednesday, December 18 at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Glen ‘Road Warrior’ Johnson and Bobby ‘Celtic Warrior’ Gunn - face off for the vacant WBU Cruiserweight World title.
The late change of opponent for Bobby Gunn, who was originally due to face Roy Jones Jr., came about after Jones Jr. announced yesterday that instead he was going to fight Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf in Russia on the 21st.
In light of the unprofessional actions by Jones Jr’s team, and of course Glen Johnson’s willingness to step in at such late notice to save the show, Mr. Lewis made the following statement.
“What a bizarre escapade, we have all not only witnessed but participated in over the last thirty days regarding this title fight.
Bobby Gunn versus Roy Jones has been the talk of the holiday season both here in the USA, as well in Europe where our UK office has been bombarded with requests for press credentials.
We all looked forward to this matchup, yet the paperwork could not get completed fro...