Tyson will fight Roy Jones Jr in an eight round exhibition on Sept. 12. The bout will be broadcast on pay-per-view as well as multi media platform. There will also be a 10 part docuseries leading up to the fight.
Tyson (50-6) has been posting footage of himself training. Mike Tyson’s last boxing match waa 15 years ago against Kevin McBride, The Fight would be stopped in the 6th round.
Roy Jones Jr, 51, (66-9) showed interest in a possible bout with Tyson.
“I’ve been trying to enjoy retirement, but people don’t seem to want to let me retire,” said Jones.
“They keep calling me, telling me that Mike wants to come back, and that you’d be a great opponent for Mike.
“We always wanted to see it, but I would’ve preferred it back then. Tyson is a hell of a specimen still. Still a problem to deal with. But at the same time, life is life, you only live once. You want to know what it’s like, you go in there and see. You still gotta see it.”
Mike Tyson was consider the most feared, Roy Jones Jr was considered the most brilliant boxer in the sport, winning titles at middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight, and heavyweight. Jones skilled level was a mix of speed and technique, his career would decline after he was knocked out by Antonio Tarver in 2004, after once being considered untouchable.
Who do have winning on September 12th, Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr.