Legendary American boxer Mike Tyson has received no less prominent an opponent for his return to the ring. “Iron Mike” can meet with Roy Jones Jr.
That Mike Tyson could fight former world champion in four weight categories Roy Jones Jr., according to Sports.ru.
The date of the fight
It is reported that the parties settled the question of contracts. On the game can announce this week.
It is expected that the fight will be in USA in September. The planned format of 8 rounds.
Jones comments, “Sport-Express” has confirmed that has received a proposal from Tyson.
Yes, it’s true, Mike is a legend. To offer to go with him to the ring and to refuse would be madness. I wasn’t going to come back and fight again, but for the sake of Mike Tyson, I agree to make an exception
– said Roy.
He added that for him it is an opportunity he can’t refuse.
“From everyone to go with him to the ring he chose me. And if he did, then how can I say no,” concluded Jones.
Who is this Jones?
American and Russian boxer. Silver medalist of the Olympic games in 1988. The absolute world champion in the light heavyweight division. 51-year-old Jones played 75 battles (66 wins and 9 losses).
What is known about the return of Tyson
54-year-old Tyson in 2020 has announced that it plans to return to Boxing. The legendary boxer wants to hold exhibition fights, and fees to send to charity.
Among the potential contenders Tyson called Shannon Briggs and Evander Holyfield. The latter, incidentally, has resumed training and is working with Wladimir Klitschko.
WBC promised to include Tyson in their rating, so Mike was able to fight.
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