Former NFL star wide receiver Chad Johnson made his ring debut on Sunday June 6 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, when he faced MMA fighter and bareknuckle boxer Brian Maxwell. The pair squared off in a cruiserweight exhibition match, kicking off Mayweather vs Paul card live on pay-per-view.
Although the exhibition mean to have no winner, a few big shots were landed over the course of a four-rounder. In the end the bout ended in a draw.
Johnson tagged Maxwell in the first round with right hook.
Maxwell paid back with a huge right in the fourth.
Post-fight Chad Johnson took it to Twitter to share his thoughts on what have just happened.
“Holy sh*t that was f*cking fun against a real f*cking bare knuckle fighter and I f*cking survived,” wrote former NFL star.
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