Saturday, September 24, 2005


He'd beat a man to death with his hands.

The line isn't ours, but it made us snicker when we read it. Pitch-black humor and all.

Leavander Johnson, 35, died Thursday of a brain injury. He'd been beaten last Saturday while defending his lightweight championship.

He collapsed in his dressing room after an 11th-round TKO. Within an hour he was in a medically induced coma, following surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain, according to ESPN.

Johnson's opponent was Jesus Chavez.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


That's a big C-