Big punches in Chad Johnson boxing debut against Brian Maxwell (video)

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Former NFL star wide receiver Chad Johnson made his ring debut on Sunday June 6 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, when he faced MMA fighter and bareknuckle boxer Brian Maxwell. The pair squared off in a cruiserweight exhibition match, kicking off Mayweather vs Paul card live on pay-per-view.

From Sunday Night Football to Sunday night fights ??@ochocinco is ready ? #MayweatherPaul pic.twitter.com/q1anZZxaVQ

— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) June 7, 2021

Although the exhibition mean to have no winner, a few big shots were landed over the course of a four-rounder. In the end the bout ended in a draw.

Johnson tagged Maxwell in the first round with right hook.

.@ochocinco tags Maxwell in the first round ?#JohnsonMaxwell #MayweatherPaul pic.twitter.com/WdTK1jYLjG

— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) June 7, 2021

Maxwell paid back with a huge right in the fourth.

BOOM ? Brian Maxwell floors Chad Johnson in Round 4 #MayweatherPaul

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— FIGHTMAG (@fightmag) June 7, 2021

Post-fight Chad Johnson took it to Twitter to share his thoughts on what have just happened.

“Holy sh*t that was f*cking fun against a real f*cking bare knuckle fighter and I f*cking survived,” wrote former NFL star.

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