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Mike Tyson returning to boxing with 8-round exhibition vs Roy Jones Jr. Sept 12

Mike Tyson is headed returned to the boxing ring.

Tyson announced Thursday he’s going to combat Roy Jones Jar Sept 12. At Dignity Health sports activities Park in Southern California.

The combat will be an eight-round exhibition bout in keeping with an information release.

Tyson fifty-four has no longer fought professionally considering the fact that June 11 2005 while he refused to come out for the 6th round in opposition to Kevin McBride. In May additionally he has posted on Instagram a video of exercising in which he appeared match fast and powerful.

Roy Jones Jar fifty-one and a former heavyweight international champion ultimately fought Feb. 8 2018 when he beat Scott Sigmund via unanimous choice.

The fight can be to be had via pay-in step with-view and has been sanctioned through the California nation Athletic fee in step with the news release.

Tyson’s go back to boxing will assist release his new Legends best League if you want to feature no longer handiest boxers but additionally baseball basketball and football players Tyson stated during in YouTube video.

Everyone who decides to say they’re too antique they’re over the hill but has it in them include us Tyson said. Get your agent get your manager come to get with me and you live your glory years for a 2nd time.

The under card at the Tyson Jones exhibition in shape should characteristic a fight among retired NBA guard Nate Robinson and You Tuber Jake Paul in keeping with a document from Chris Man nix of sports activities Illustrated.

Tyson remains the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight identity doing it at the age of 20 when he beat Trevor Berwick by means of 2nd round TKO in 1986. He becomes the undisputed heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990 at became the first heavyweight boxer to maintain the ABA WAC and IBF titles concurrently.

 Jones won international championships in 4 weight lessons middleweight high-quality middleweight mild heavyweight and heavyweight. However with his nice boxing years in the back of him he additionally has labored as an actor promoter sports commentator and rapper.

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