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Glen Johnson to face George Groves

Updated: October 24, 2012, 12:09 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

After former light heavyweight champ Glen Johnson lost a clear 10-round decision to Andrzej Fonfara on July 13 in the main event of an ESPN2 "Friday Night Fights" card, the former fighter of the year announced his retirement.

At 43 years old and having lost three fights in a row and five of his last seven, Johnson said if he could not beat a second-tier opponent such as Fonfara, what was the point of continuing to fight?

The retirement didn't last long. Johnson has agreed to face rising ...

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