John Michael Johnson former WBA bantamweight World champion SIGNED and INSCRIBED "To Chris Thank You For Your Support" 8" x 5 1/4" promotional photo.
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John Michael Johnson vs "Poison" Junior Jones (rd 10 TKO 11)
John Michael Johnson (born June 3, 1968, in San Antonio, Texas, USA), former bantamweight who briefly held a championship in that division.
Known as "Bam Bam," Johnson turned professional in 1986.
In 1994 he won the WBA bantamweight title by knocking out Junior Jones in the 11th round. Later that year, Johnson lost the belt in his first defence to Daorung Chuvatana via a first round technical knockout. In 1999 challenged Lehlohonolo Ledwaba for the vacant IBF super bantamweight title but lost a decision.
Johnson is married to Sandra Johnson. They have three children, John Michael Johnson Jr., Alexandra Marie Johnson, and Jessica Michelle Johnson.
In 2001 Johnson made a comeback and scored four victories, including a technical knockout over Antonio Diaz and a knockout in the first round over Augie Sanchez. Due to his success, he was named Ring Magazine comeback of the year.
Johnson lost both of his bouts in 2002 and retired later in the year.