Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer, Hopkins' promoter, and Gary Shaw, who promotes Dawson, came to terms as they faced a Friday afternoon deadline for a WBC-ordered purse bid in the mandatory fight.
Unbeaten British Welterweight star Kell Brook will make his debut on American soil on December 17 as part of the undercard of Carl Froch’s Super Six Final against Andre Ward at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
The rescheduled bout will still take place in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall, and unify the WBC and WBA super-middleweight titles held by Froch and Ward respectively.
WBC super-middleweight champion Carl Froch says he wants his next fight at home in Nottingham and will even dip into his own pocket to make it happen.
Froch’s Super Six semi-final against Glen Johnson has been touted for June 4 in the Adrian Phillips Ballroom of Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, but while confirming the date, the Brit fighter said he was doing everything within his power to bring the fight home to Nottingham.
The Super Six semi-final between WBC super-middleweight champion Carl Froch and the road warrior Glen Johnson has been confirmed for June 4 at Atlantic City, New Jersey.