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Johnson vows to topple Vitali

Updated: December 10, 2009, 11:55 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

American heavyweight hopeful Kevin Johnson feels a bit patriotic as he prepares to challenge titleholder Vitali Klitschko.

"Bringing the heavyweight championship back to America is more important to me than anything," said Johnson, who faces Klitschko on Saturday (HBO, 10:15 p.m. ET/PT, same-day tape) in Bern, Switzerland.

HBO will first carry live coverage of two junior welterweight bouts, a rematch between Paulie Malignaggi and Juan Diaz, who claimed a controversial ...

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