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Chad Johnson Refused to Fight Pacman Jones

David Kaestle
Chad Johnson refused to fight Pacman Jones.
Chad Johnson refused to fight Pacman Jones. / Jim Rogash/Getty Images
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In a few weeks on June 6, Floyd Mayweather will face off in a boxing match with YouTube star Logan Paul. While there will be other fights happening on the undercard of that matchup, there's one other celebrity fight that didn't come together for that night.

Former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson was in talks to fight former Bengals teammate Pacman Jones until Johnson refused to fight the ex-NFL star cornerback.

It's not immediately known why Johnson backed away from fighting Jones. Could it have been their friendship? Or Johnson not wanting to fight someone who has been known to hold his own in his fair share of, let's call them public altercations?

Either way, the fight doesn't seem to be happening anymore. Johnson has already agreed to a contract to fight on the undercard, but his opponent is still to be determined. It is expected to be another celebrity or athlete, so it will be interesting to see what type of name recognition fight promoters are able to land this close to fight night.


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David Kaestle is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username davekaestle. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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