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Johnson earns title fight vs. Cloud

Updated: February 6, 2010, 2:51 AM ET
Associated Press

DAVIE, Fla. -- Former IBF light heavyweight champion Glen Johnson stopped Yusaf Mack at 2:21 of the sixth round Friday night.

Fighting for the first time since losing a decision against Chad Dawson in November, Johnson shook off a sluggish first two rounds and gradually wore down Mack in the scheduled 12-round bout at the University Center.

Johnson (50-13-2, 34 KOs) knocked down Mack (28-3-2) three times in the sixth, with the final one ending the fight.

The win earns Johnson, ...

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