Former NFL vast receiver Chad Johnson is about to throw his first punches within the boxing ring.
Johnson can be making his boxing debut — and probably preventing in the one match of his profession — when he faces bare-knuckle boxer Brian Maxwell on Sunday.
Whereas Johnson has the extra acknowledged title, Maxwell is the extra skilled fighter. Maxwell has gone 2-3 in MMA fights and went 0-3 in Naked Knuckle Combating Championship matches.
However Johnson has been working to get himself in form for this combat. Together with boxing throughout soccer offseasons, Johnson has been coaching with Jermell and Jermall Charlo, twin brothers who’re a mixed 65-1 in skilled boxing, and has adopted a brand new weight-reduction plan to organize for the bout.
Sporting Information is monitoring reside combat updates and round-by-round highlights from the Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell combat. Observe beneath for full outcomes from the 2021 boxing exhibition, which is a part of the Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul undercard.
Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell reside updates, highlights
8:28 p.m.: Maxwell ends the second spherical by mocking Johnson. Quiet spherical between the 2 sides.
8:25 p.m.: Johnson landed a number of punches with Maxwell on the ropes close to the tip of the primary spherical.
8:24 p.m.: Johnson will get in a very good punch from the southpaw stance. Former vast receiver exhibiting fast footwork transferring across the ring.
8:19 p.m.: Maxwell is out within the ring. Johnson strolling out now.
8:15 p.m.: “I am nervous for Ocho, however he put within the work” – former NFL vast receiver Brandon Marshall on Showtime Boxing earlier than the beginning of the combat.
7:58 p.m.: Corridor of Fame vast receiver Terrell Owens is able to watch his former teammate tackle Brian Maxwell.
7:54 p.m.: Lower than 10 minutes out from the beginning of the combat card.
Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell combat begin time
- Begin time: 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
The pay-per-view card will start at 8 p.m. ET with the primary occasion between Mayweather and Paul slated to start out after 11 p.m. ET. Johnson vs. Maxwell can be one of many three undercard fights earlier than Mayweather vs. Paul, so their combat will happen sooner or later within the 8-11 p.m. ET vary.
How one can watch Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell
- TV channel: Showtime
- Reside stream (PPV): Showtime.com, Fanmio
- PPV price: $49.99
Chad Johnson’s combat towards Brian Maxwell can be aired on Showtime PPV and Fanmio on Sunday, June 6. It will likely be part of the undercard for the primary occasion combat between boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. and YouTuber-turned-boxer Logan Paul. Your complete pay-per-view will price $49.99.
Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul combat card
- Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul
- Badou Jack vs. Devin Colinal; mild heavyweights
- Jarrett Hurd vs. Luis Arias; junior middleweights
- Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell; cruiserweights