American fight fans are in for a treat come December 1st as proven veteran Kevin Johnson (28-2-1) battles UK’s undefeated 6’ 9” giant Tyson Fury (19-0-0) in an official WBC Heavyweight World Title eliminator. A win by Johnson on Saturday will put an American Heavyweight back in the ring challenging for the world title, although the undefeated Fury is the favorite in the fight, and is looking to land a title shot against a Klitschko in 2013.
The fight will be covered live in the United States on WealthTV starting at 4 pm on Saturday.
Johnson, a resident of Atlanta, Georgia, credits the legendary boxing Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes for putting his career down the right path. Holmes trained Johnson during the early days of his career and taught Johnson the value of a stinging jab.
Johnson, with 28 fights under his belt, seasoned yet only 33 years old, may be peaking at the right time. Lately, Johnson has been training with Jeff Mayweather, Floyd’s uncle, of the Maywea...