Dennis Taylor

Green, Miranda to fight in separate bouts on Froch-Johnson card

Allan Green and Edison Miranda, former super middleweight contenders, will fight in separate light heavyweight bouts on the undercard of the Carl Froch-Glen Johnson Super Six semifinal June 4 in Atlantic City, N.J.

Miranda (33-5, 29 knockouts) will be fighting a yet-to-be-determined opponent in his first ring appearance since he was stopped in the third round by super middleweight titleholder Lucian Butein April of last year.

Green (29-3, 20 KOs) was selected as a replacement for Jermain Taylorin the Super Six tournament but was eliminated by back-to-back losses to Andre Wardand Johnson. He'll face journeyman Dhafir Smith (24-20-7, 4 KOs) in an eight-rounder on June 4.

Also on the card, former light heavyweight titleholder Zsolt Erdei(32-0, 17 KOs) will fight former super middleweight titleholder Byron Mitchell(28-7-1, 21 KOs) in a 10-rounder. Erdei is the mandatory challenger for the winner of the May 21match between defending light heavyweight titlist Jurgen Braehmer and Nathan Cleverly.


Dennis Tayloris editor/publisher of and co-host of The Ringside Boxing Show

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