In this week’s three punch combo I will first examine why there should be concern for Glen Johnson ending his retirement to face England’s George Groves in December. Next, I will look at why Miguel Vazquez’s difficulties during Saturday’s title defense against Marvin Quintero may actually provide a boost to his career. And finally, I'll question Gabriel Rosado’s decision to turn down a nationally televised fight in December.
Glen Johnson’s Short Lived Retirement
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Glen Johnson announced this week that he will end his short lived retirement and face George Groves in England on December 15th, but I am holding out hope that somehow Glen Johnson will reconsider his decision and go back into retirement.
Johnson is 43, and following a decision loss to Andrzej Fonfara in July, announced his retirement. It seemed to be well timed as this was the third straight loss for Johnson and Fonfara doesn’t appear to be anything more than a decent club level figh...