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Glen Johnson replaces Roy Jones Jr.

Updated: December 7, 2013, 6:29 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former light heavyweight champion Glen Johnson's biggest victory was his ninth-round knockout of Roy Jones Jr. in their 2004 world title fight. Now Johnson is stepping in to replace Jones in another fight.

Jones was in the process of finalizing a fight with cruiserweight Bobby Gunn, but when completing the paperwork dragged on, Jones instead took a different offer for a fight in Russia. Johnson then agreed to step in and will face Gunn in a scheduled 10-round bout on Dec. 18 at the Sands ...

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