25 Years Ago: When A Prime Roy Jones Jr Stopped The Tough Merqui Sosa – Controversially

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It’s only when you take a look back at the prime Roy Jones Jr in action that you can appreciate just how amazingly special he really was. During his 1993 to 2003 peak (and that’s a long peak) Jones really did look like one of the greatest, fastest, most all but unbeatable fighters in boxing history.… read full article “25 Years Ago: When A Prime Roy Jones Jr Stopped The Tough Merqui Sosa – Controversially”

Roy Jones Vs. Glenn McCrory In April?

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In light of how hugely successful the recent Mike Tyson-Roy Jones exhibition bout was, we knew there would be more to come. But while Tyson has yet to announce his next move, with the 54-year-old yet to decide whether or not he will return to the ring here in 2021 (it seems likely that he will box again), Jones has apparently got a bout in the pipeline – one with former IBF cruiserweight champ and one-time Tyson sparring partner Glenn McCrory.… read full article “Roy Jones Vs. Glenn McCrory In April?”

Roy Jones On Mike Tyson: He’s Known For More First-Round Fireworks Than Anybody, Other Than Maybe George Foreman

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Has Roy Jones got a touch of nerves, a case of cold feet? Jones, speaking recently with Sky Sports, stated how “if anything, I made a mistake going in with him.” The “him” in question is of course Mike Tyson, with whom 51 year old Jones will share a ring in November in a heavily hyped exhibition bout.… read full article “Roy Jones On Mike Tyson: He’s Known For More First-Round Fireworks Than Anybody, Other Than Maybe George Foreman”

Roy Jones Says He Must Be Compensated For Tyson Delay Or Else The Fight’s Off

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As fight fans know, the hyped Mike Tyson Vs. Roy Jones exhibition bout that was originally set for September 12 has been postponed, the new date November 28. The delay is down to Tyson and the organisers of the bout feeling a delay will perhaps allow a paying crowd, thus more revenue (it is hoped that, by November, if not before, the coronavirus will have been sufficiently dealt with, with large crowds at events possible again).… read full article “Roy Jones Says He Must Be Compensated For Tyson Delay Or Else The Fight’s Off”

Mike Tyson On Roy Jones Jr Bout – “I’m Looking Forward To Recapturing My Glory”

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Mike Tyson has not scored a knockout since way back in February of 2003, when he took out “The Black Rhino,” Clifford Etienne inside a round. After that, it was all downhill for the former heavyweight king, as he suffered humbling upset stoppage losses at the hands of Danny Williams and Kevin McBride.… read full article “Mike Tyson On Roy Jones Jr Bout – “I’m Looking Forward To Recapturing My Glory””

Tyson Vs. Jones Jr – Will You Pay $49.99? And What If Canelo Fights That Night As Scheduled?

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It was always going to prove quite interesting to hear how stiff the P-P-V price-tag would be for the September 12 exhibition bout between legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. Now, as per a tweet from boxing writer Greg Rosenstein, the news since picked up by websites Bad Left Hook and Bloody Elbow, the price has been released – and it ain’t cheap.… read full article “Tyson Vs. Jones Jr – Will You Pay $49.99? And What If Canelo Fights That Night As Scheduled?”

Tyson vs Jones Jr betting trends: Early money going behind Roy Jones Jr. despite Tyson’s favoritism

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The 51-year-old Jones Jr. is proving more popular with bettors than 54-year-old Tyson.

After months of whispers, rumours and workout videos, it seems to be finally happening; Mike Tyson will return to the boxing ring after over 15 years away.… read full article “Tyson vs Jones Jr betting trends: Early money going behind Roy Jones Jr. despite Tyson’s favoritism”