Legendary Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr fight confirmed

Legendary Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr fight confirmed

For the first time in over a decade, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr will return to the ring for an exhibition fight.

According to reports by Sky News, Tyson, 54, will fight four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr, 51, in an eight-round exibition match in Los AngelesSeptember 12, 2020.

The fight is scheduled to take place at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Ca.

RELATED: Anthony Joshua reveals what he wants from Tyson Fury

‘Obviously When I Batter Him He’ll Want A Rematch,’ Fury Mocks Anthony Joshua

Meanwhile, Jones Jr. has taken to social media to confirm the reports of the fight.

He wrote on Instagram:

“I am happy that this fight between me and Mike Tyson will happen! I was always ready and will be ready this time as well. I want all my fans to support me and tune in. Its gonna be epic”

Tyson has also been posting videos of his training on social media over the past few months fuelling speculation of a first fight since 2005.

The American boxing duo are expected to wear headgears due to their advanced age.

Law Blessing

Law Blessing is a skilled writer with loads of experience in the field. Although a freelance Author, he's passionately involved in articles related to sports and entertainment.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

%d bloggers like this: