Originally Posted by Tommy O C
I got crucified for scoring that a draw at the time.
Johnson was a totally different fighter in those two fights. He looked intimidated in the Bute fight, amazing when you consider the caliber of fighter hed faced before. Just wasnt able to pull the trigger, whereas his big wild right found a near permanent home on Frochs face in their fight
I agree. He landed quite a bit of Froch and even seemed to shake Carl at times. He just didn't seem to know when to throw against Bute. The fabled Johnson work-rate got left at home it seemed that night.