Originally Posted by lufcrazy
Like Dempsey, Johnson campaigned to be the clear outstanding contender. Like Dempsey Johnson cherry his defences once he had a secure legacy. Unlike Dempsey he held victories over everyone who became a contender to him.
This fight saw Langford clearly lose. Watching Langford v Flynn and they allude to Sam knocking Johnson down though I'm not sure how accurate that is.
Johnson dropped Langford twice for 9 counts , cut his eyes ,and broke his nose.
" he handed me the only real beating I ever took".Langford.