Joshua Clottey Earns Easy Johnson Win

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by Godfred Akoto Boafo

Joshua “Hitter” Clottey earned a unanimous decision over Dashon “Flyboy” Johnson in New York.

The three judges scored the fight 100/89, 100/89, 99/90.

Fighting for the first time under new management,Star Boxing the former welterweight champion dominated the rounds with solid body work and and hard punches through the early rounds to build a points lead over a game Johnson.

Clottey’s long absence from the ring showed in the latter rounds as Johnson closed the fight with good inside fighting but Clottey held on for a win that should propel him into the upper echelons of the junior middleweight division and a possible fight between the winner of the Ishe Smith and Molina title fight.

Joshua Clottey is expected back in Ghana next week.

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