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Mark Johnson vs Alejandro Montiel

Mark Johnson vs Alejandro Montiel

Date: 10th February 1997

Venue: Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA

Title: IBF World Flyweight Title

Promoted by: Forum Boxing

Mark Johnson
( 30 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 112 lbs

Alejandro Montiel
( 33 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 112 lbs

Mark 'Too Sharp' Johnson made the second defence of the IBF World Flyweight Title he won in a vacant title match against Colombian Francisco Trejedor on the 4th May 1996, against Mexico's Alejandro Montiel.

On the night, Johnson proved too quick and slick for Montiel who lost by a clear unanimous decision.

Scores: Gwen Adair 118-108 | Pat Russell 119-107 | Marty Sammon 118-108.

Johnson, who would go on to make seven defences of the title before moving up to Super-Flyweight and winning the IBF and later WBO belts.

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