WALTER JOHNSON, III 2018 Carolinas Boxing Contributor of The Year

Walter Johnson is a North Carolina Native, who played football and baseball at North Carolina A&T State University. Upon graduation, he opened a promotional and special events planing company in 1991. He promoted his first fight in August of 1996 at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events One Network. The fight was telecast live on Home Team Sports and the America One Network. Since that time, Walter Johnson has promoted or co-promoted more than 100 fights in the Carolina’s, Virginia, and Georgia. He has promoted World Champions Paul Williams, Travis Simms, Luis Collazo, Oliver McCall, Meldrick Taylor, Chop-Chop Corley, and the late Ezra Sellers. Many champions and rising stars have fought on and gotten their starts under the banner of Walter Johnson Promotions. Walter Johnson lives at 1408 Phifer Luther Court in Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

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