QUICK HITS: In-Jin Chi Out...Reggie Johnson Returning

31.07.05 - By Jim Amato: W.B.C. featherweight champion Injin Chi has been forced to pull out of his August 20th defense against # 1 contender Rocky Juarez of Houston, Texas. Chi pulled a hamstring while jogging. The unbeaten Juarez will meet an opponent to be named for the interim title. The winner will have to face Chi later this year..

Houston's former middleweight and light heavyweight titleholder Reggie Johnson is making a comeback after a two year hiatus. A proposed match with the talented Derrick Harmon is not likely to materialize. Reggie is slated to fight on August 27th in Louisiana against a yet to be named opponent. Johnson is returning as a light heavyweight and will be trained by another product of the Houston boxing scene, the former world title challenger Maurice "Termite" Watkins. Termite won 62 of 70 bouts in his fine professional career. He lost a fifteen round decision to Saoul Mamby for the W.B.C. junior welterweight championship in 1980. He also lost to Alfredo Escalera and Howard Davis Jr. In all Watkins only lost five pro fights and he was never stopped !

Article posted on 30.07.2005

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