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Former Bengal WR survives boxing debut


MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Former NFL All-Pro Chad Johnson was put on the canvas in his boxing debut, but he did make it to the final bell in the four-round exhibition.

The former Cincinnati Bengals star faced MMA fighter and bare-knuckle boxer Brian Maxwell in a cruiserweight bout at Hard Rock Stadium that was featured on the prelims of Sunday’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul pay-per-view event at Hard Rock Stadium. The special rules matchup did not feature judges to declare a winner.

The 43-year-old Johnson was loose and smiling in the early going, but the matchup became more intense as at wore on, culminating with a a knockdown in the fourth round, courtesy of a Maxwell right hand.



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