Fans ask Dougie’s opinions on Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson’s hall-of-fame merits, mythical matchups and hall-of-fame contenders, potential welterweight fights between Amir Khan, Devon Alexander and Adrien Broner, and they also give him the business, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Recent Hall of Fame electees Freddie Roach, Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson and ring announcer Michael Buffer will be on hand for Saturday’s Amir Khan-Lamont Peterson fight.
Thomas Hearns and Mark Johnson were elected into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, along with Freddie Roach, Al Bernstein, Michael Buffer, and Michael Katz, it was announced on Tuesday.
Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson: “There was never any pressure being the only black guy anywhere near my weight class. I never ran from it. In fact, I embraced it.”