Mike Tyson will play Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition boxing match in September this year

Mike Tyson will play Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition boxing match in September this year

Tyson booked an opponent to get into the ring and another boxing legend


After months of discussion and training, Tyson competes with Mike to get into the ring. Tyson will face fellow boxing legend and former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr. in an eight-round exhibition fight on September 8.

Tyson has been linked with a move to former rival Evander Holyfield as he explores the possibility of fighting for exhibition matches for the "Iron Mike" charity. One thing that is clear about Tyson is that he only wanted to fight legitimate boxers, not celebrities or athletes from other sports.

Jones is exactly the same. As one of the greatest boxers in history, Jones began his career at 154 pounds and won titles in the middleweight, super middleweight and light heavyweight, a historic action for the heavyweight, in which he defeated John Ruiz of the world. Became the heavyweight champion.

Jones, 51, last fought in February 2018, his fourth consecutive victory over the Middling competition. Tyson, 54, last retired in June 2005 after refusing to continue a sixth-round fight with Kevin McBride.

The fight was approved by the California State Athletic Commission and aired on the pay-per-view and social media platform Thriller. According to a press release, the thriller "is also producing a ten-part documentary that includes behind-the-scenes, pre-fight footage leading to the match, releasing two episodes a week."

Yahoo! According to the report! Kevin Aol, Jones, and Tyson of Sports agreed to fight with big gloves and not try to knock out. The match is expected to take place at the Dignity Health Sports Arena in Los Angeles with a full undercard and musical performance.

The event is linked to the recently announced Tyson Venture "Mike Tyson Legends Only League". A press release issued on Wednesday said, "Mike Tyson and Eros Innovations have launched Mike Tyson's Legends Only League, the next generation sports venture that provides full support and infrastructure to the world's greatest athletes. On and off the court. Tennis, basketball, boxing, and more Programs. "

The involvement of several new companies, an agreement not to try to knock out and the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic will put some stop to the idea that this event will cross the finish line, or whether it will be financially successful.

 Jones was interviewed before Sports.ru announced that it was "insane" to accept an offer to fight and reject Tyson.


Jones was interviewed before Sports.ru announced that it was "insane" to accept an offer to fight and reject Tyson.

"I do not intend to go back and fight again, but for Mike Tyson, I agreed to make an exception," Jones said. "For me, this is a situation I can not deny. Of all those who want to get into the ring with him, he chose me. And since he did, how can I say that?"

Rafael Cardio, who has helped Tyson get back in shape over the past few months, is expected to be Tyson's longtime MMA coach. He also featured prominently on Tyson's many training collections on Instagram in his latest clip.

YouTube star Jake Paul vs. Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated Reports against former NBA player Nate Robinson under discussion for the undercard. Also, former light heavyweight champion Badou is in talks as part of the jack card.

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