Weights: Mike Tyson 220.4 vs Roy Jones Jr. 210
Badou Jack 188.9 vs Blake McKernan 186.8
Jamaine Ortiz 133.5 vs Sulaiman Segawa 131.8
Irvin Gonzalez 124.4 vs Edward Vazquez 125.4
- Tyson vs Jones available to purchase exclusively on BT Sport Box Office 2 for £19.95 in the UK and €29.99 in Ireland.
- Tyson (50-6) goes head-to-head with former champion Jones Jr. (66-9) on Saturday 28th November
- BT Sport Box Office 2 is available on BT TV, BT Sport Box Office App, Sky and Virgin Media TV
Los Angeles’ Staples Center plays host to Mike Tyson’s highly-anticipated showdown with the former four-division world champion, Roy Jones Jr., as Tyson returns to the ring more than 15 years after his last professional bout.
Watch all the action from the fight and an exciting undercard that includes YouTube sensation Jake Paul going toe-to-toe with former NBA star Nate Robinson, exclusively live on BT Sport Box Office 2 from 1 am on Sunday 29th November.
The former undisputed world heavyweight champion, “Iron” Mike Tyson, last stepped into a ring professionally in 2005. His glittering career came to an end as he lost to Kevin McBride in six rounds.
Now, the 54-year-old faces off against Roy Jones Jr., who held world titles at middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight, and heavyweight over the course of his 29-year career, as two of the greatest boxers of their generation go head-to-head in what is sure to be a thrilling exhibition match.
The exclusively live coverage on BT Sport Box Office 2 will kick off at 1 am with action from an undercard that features American YouTuber Jake Paul. He faces off against former NBA point guard Nate Robinson regarding the latter’s professional debut.
Meanwhile, Paul currently boasts a 1-0 record in professional boxing following a first-round TKO win against fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib in January.
They will be joined on the undercard by British cruiserweight Viddal Riley, taking on Rashad Coulter, and former WBA light-heavyweight champion Badou Jack, who will square up against Blake McKernan. The first hour of the event will be available to watch on BT Sport 1.
Tyson vs. Jones Jr.’s fight night, now available for purchase, costs £19.95 in the UK (€29.99 in Ireland) and can be watched through BT TV, Virgin TV, and Sky or online via the web or the BT Sport Box Office App:
- BT TV (channel 495), BT Sport on Sky or Sky (channel 494) customers who have previously watched BT Sport Box Office can pay using their remote control.
- Sky customers new to BT Sport Box Office can register and pay online at www.bt.com/sportboxoffice.
- Virgin Media TV customers in the UK should visit the On-Demand section and choose Live Events.
- Customers in the Republic of Ireland will be able to purchase BT Sport Box Office via Sky at www.sky.com/boxoffice/btsport.
- Viewers wanting to watch the fight online should visit www.bt.com/sportboxoffice and follow instructions to subscribe and watch on the web or on the BT Sport Box Office App, and customers can watch on the big screen using Google Chromecast and Apple Airplay.
- EE, Three and O2 customers watching online or via the BT Sport Box Office App can choose to add the payment to their mobile bill.
Ortiz, Gonzalez, and Cusumano all ripped and ready for action CES Boxing’s top prospects star on Tyson-Jones undercard tomorrow
Three of CES Boxing’s rising stars are primed and ready to chase championship glory tomorrow night on one of the most highly-anticipated nights in the sport’s recent history.
With pound-for-pound legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. set to face one another Saturday at The Staples Center for the WBC Frontline Title, Worcester, MA natives Jamaine Ortiz, and Irvin Gonzalez Jr., and Italian heavyweight Juiseppe Cusumano each aim for titles of their own on the undercard of a star-studded pay-per-view extravaganza.
The festivities, presented by Triller and Tyson’s Legends Only League, begin at 5 pm ET with a free hour of live boxing before the start of the pay-per-view main card at 6. You can stream the entire event for $49.99 via FITE.tv or through the Triller app.
Gonzalez’s showdown with undefeated featherweight prospect Edward Vazquez of Fort Worth, TX, for the vacant WBC USNBC title will be featured in the free 5 o’clock hour while Ortiz’s highly-anticipated battle against Maryland’s Sulaiman Segawa for the USNBC Silver lightweight crown airs during the pay-per-view portion of the card beginning at 6. Also on Saturday, Cusumano fights for the vacant USNBC heavyweight title against hard-hitting Greg Corbin of Dallas.
Friday’s official weigh-in kicked off the pre-fight festivities, highlighted by the long-awaited faceoff between the 54-year-old Tyson and the 51-year-old Jones, two larger-than-life talents finally going toe-to-toe decades after dominating the sport during the rise of the pay-per-view era.
The Tyson-Jones bout is an eight-round exhibition for the newly-created Frontline title, leading an action-packed pay-per-view card that also features YouTube sensation and unbeaten pro Jake Paul facing former NBA star and three-time Slam Dunk Contest winner Nate Robinson and former two-time world champion Badou Jack battling unbeaten California native Blake McKernan in an 8-round bout.