HomeUFCChad Johnson to make boxing debut on Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul undercard
Chad Johnson to make boxing debut on Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul undercard
May 3, 2021
“Ochocinco” goes from the gridiron to the ring. Becoming a member of in on the circus, Chad Johnson is now set to field on the Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul undercard.
ESPN confirmed on Monday that the previous NFL star will probably be competing on the June 6 occasion in what will probably be an exhibition match consisting of both 4 or six rounds. The opponent has but to be decided. The occasion goes down in Johnson’s final NFL stomping floor, the Exhausting Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida.
“Every part in life I’m good at exterior of golf,” Johnson mentioned on the I AM ATHLETE podcast. “June 6, ‘Candy Toes Johnson’ goes to go in there and do what I do greatest.”
As arguably the most effective large receiver in Cincinnatti Bengals historical past, Johnson was recognized for his wonderful footwork and route working. He performed 9 seasons sporting the orange and black earlier than ending his NFL profession with a season a chunk on the New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins.
Taking a 12 months off in 2013, Johnson would be part of the Canadian Soccer League (CFL) the place he spent 2014 and 2015 on the Montreal Alouettes. In 2017, he performed his final season of soccer within the Liga de Fútbol Americano Profesional as a Monterrey Fundiore.
Chad Johnson has been seen attending a number of UFC occasions in latest reminiscence as a media individual for Bleacher Report. Most not too long ago he was seen at UFC 261 in Jacksonville, Florida the place he requested Jorge Masvidal on the pre-fight press convention how a lot he ought to guess on him in his rematch with Kamaru Usman. “Ochocinco” did the identical at UFC 244 in addition to one in every of Conor McGregor’s final so many bouts.
As for the featured attraction, Mayweather vs. Paul will see a 50-0 legend tackle an 0-1 YouTube sensation in what can be an exhibition match.