A few hours after the surprising announcement that Mike Tyson would fight Roy Jones Jr. in September, the betting odds for the eight-round boxing … Right now, Roy would knock mike Tyson out if they took this exhibition fight seriously. I've also contributed to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and Boston Globe, and in 2013, I established a podcast, Mightier Than the Sword, that deals with writing, journalism and the people who produce it. People shouldn't be getting knocked out. But it’s better than any other real heavyweight fight out there. He later explained in a Facebook livestream, "Anything's possible. "They can move around and make some money, but I told them if you get cut, it’s over. September 12 [7] According to celebrity agent Max Markson, who was acting as the middleman between Amatruda and Tyson's team, Tyson called the offer "an insult to boxing", with Markson saying, "Mike read the story (in the Daily Mail) that he would be fighting a rugby player. Can we get Hopkins on the Undercard ? ", Roy Jones Jr: "He's still Mike Tyson, he's still one of the strongest, most explosive people who ever touched a boxing ring. All Rights Reserved. Father Time however, is undefeated, and he now has the assistance of a very deadly and high contagious friend called COVID-19!
how is this 20 years too late? Roy will weather the storm hopefully and then simply put it to Tyson to prove that he is still a credible opponent and can try and make some money in future old timer fights….. He is a junk yard ready broken down car. In August, Tyson told the Dan Patrick Show, "We're throwing punches at each other. Mike Tyson -350 (2/7) Roy Jones Hopefully Mike can avoid being brutally knocked out…again. They're about the same age. Tyson will destroy him. It’s pretty sad to think that a lot of people may actually pay good money for this. What garbage. Lewis vs. Klitschko in a legitimate boxing match could headline a pay-per-view tomorrow, so an exhibition on the undercard of Tyson vs. Jones would be unlikely. Pay-Per-View, Odds courtesy of BetOnline (www.BetOnline.ag). I’m guessing Jones will come in around 200lbs give or take- not a huge discrepancy. BOXING legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr are preparing to do battle in a spectacular bout. You do know this is an exhibition right? Some exhibitions are even “fixed” like a circus show simply for the fighters to make a few dollars suckering you into buying it for your viewing pleasure.
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With him having the first-round fireworks, he'll be against a guy smaller than him, maybe 40-50 pounds smaller than him.". The bout will be officially sanctioned by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC). “I’ve had to cancel other stuff to be out here, it’s upset my calendar, I’ve got to change things,” Jones told the Daily Mail. Both men have their best days far behind them in the boxing ring, but throwing down in an exhibition fight could produce some fun 17 years after they first met. Now, Jones, who spent his career at lower weights aside from a single world-title winning fight at heavyweight, is sharing the same sentiment, suggesting it was a dangerous decision to face Tyson, one of history's best heavyweights. The card got even more interesting when an undercard bout between YouTube star Jake Paul and retired NBA player Nate Robinson was made official after months of public beef. }); Please log in again. The 54-year-old Tyson will face Jones, 51, in a long … ", Bowe's sentiments were very much along the same lines as Holyfield, stating, "I want to be remembered as one who did everything to truly make boxing great. Can’t wait! But if Tyson Lands it’s OVER. People talking like Tyson has anything left.

That’s the biggest issue, I’m not a full time boxer anymore so I do other things to make an income. That sports book has Tyson at -350 and Jones at +275 (as of Aug. 19, it appears most of the money has come in on Jones—Tyson is now -170 with Jones at +140 at BetOnline.ag). Tyson, it should be noted, hasn’t won a fight in 17 years. Jake is fighting a former NBA player, Logan could fight a currently-suspended NFL player. I think Roy has been shot for 15 years, but Tyson hasn’t been shit for 30. Everyone knows this is NOT a REAL fight right? ‘That’s why we have to table bulls**t now. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map.

The 54-year-old Tyson will face Jones, 51, in a long-awaited fight, with the Baddest Man on the Planet dropping an incredible SIX stone to get in shape. It all boils down to whether Tyson can still do enough of what he used to do and whether jones has some reflexes. The former heavyweight champion was set to fight Roy Jones Jr. on Sept. 12, but the match has now been postponed until Nov. 28, according … Let's get this out of the way up front: this fight isn't happening. Jones wasn’t legit at light heavyweight until he fought Virgil Hill in 1998, and Hill was winning until the body shot, where Hill turned with the punch and it hit him the back. So, it may not go as people might think – hopefully this is the case as I love both guys, But for anyone who thinks Tyson is still good hahaha he may look good on the mitts but believe me he is nowhere near as good as most think currently, with all due respect to this legend, I seen it many times – looks good and flashy on the ropes, mitts. I don't care if they work.' It's official. ASSOCIATED PRESS. That said, it would be a lot of fun to watch these two in a rematch of any sort after their classic meeting in 2003.