Boxing Defense: High Guard (Starling, Wright, Johnson, Abraham, Clottey)


Defensive highlights of the high guard featuring Marlon Starling, Winky Wright, Glen Johnson, Arthur Abraham and Joshua Clottey.

Marlon Starling – Is a two-time US world champion boxer. Starling’s second world title fight came in 1987. He knocked out Mark Breland in the 11th round to win the WBA welterweight title.

Winky Wright – Is an American former professional boxer who held the undisputed light middleweight title and fought many notable world champions. Wright announced his retirement from boxing on June 4, 2012, following a loss to Peter Quillin.

Glen Johnson – Is a Jamaican professional boxer. He is a former IBF and The Ring magazine light heavyweight champion, and is best known for his knockout victory over Roy Jones, Jr. in 2004.

Arthur Abraham – Is an Armenian-German professional boxer. He is a two-time former WBO super-middleweight champion and a former IBF middleweight champion, having made ten successful defences of the latter (the fourth most in middleweight history).

Joshua Clottey – Is a Ghanaian professional boxer and former IBF welterweight champion. Born in Accra, Ghana, Clottey now lives in The Bronx, New York. He is also the brother of veteran boxers Judas Clottey and Emmanuel Clottey.


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