Amateurs go toe-to-toe in Las Vegas: Famous Johnson vs. Ricardo Gomez at the Mayweather Boxing Club

12-year old Ricardo Gomez and 8-year old Famous Johnson in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)


By Chris Robinson

It’s been a few years now since we at Hustle Boss have been covering the progress of young Famous Johnson.

Now 8 years old, Famous is a top amateur prospect in the Las Vegas area and has been dividing his recently between the Mayweather Boxing Club and Pound 4 Pound Boxing, ran by the Barrientes family.

This past week, inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club, we caught up with Famous as he was getting ready to put in some work with a new face, 12-year old Ricardo Gomez.

Gomez is a very sharp and accurate prospect and he applied a lot of pressure to Famous during this particular session.

With trainer Roger Mayweather overseeing the action, Famous found a way to stay composed while picking his shots and upping the ante.

Check below for a closer look at the action.

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