Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. Will Face Off in a Boxing Exhibition


The former undisputed heavyweight champion Iron Mike Tyson is making a comeback!

Tyson will fight Roy Jones Jr in a 8 round exhibition match on September 12th. The event will be broadcast on pay-per-view and Triller. Apress release on the fight states that Triller will also show a 10-part docu-series leading up to the fight.

Tyson is 54 years old and his professional boxing record is (50-6). Tyson has recently caused an uproar on social media in the past few months as he posted footage of himself training.

Roy Jones Jr. was quoted as saying "I've been trying to enjoy retirement, but people don't seem to want to let me retire." "They keep calling me, telling me that Mike wants to come back, and that you'd be a great opponent for him."

"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."

Roy Jones Jr. boxing record is (66-9), and at his peak he was considered to be one of the greatest boxers in the sport. He won titles at middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight, and heavyweight.

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