Mike Tyson is formally popping out of retirement to battle Roy Jones Jr in an exhibition bout, in accordance with studies.
The 54-year-old, who has surprised followers along with his bodily transformation in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, instructed followers he was making a comeback to the game again in Could.
Though many sceptics insisted it was a publicity stunt, the previous undisputed world heavyweight champion even employed MMA legend Rafael Cordeiro to work with him on the pads.
With the likes of Tyson Fury and Tito Ortiz admitting they’d mentioned a battle with ‘Child Dynamite’, it appears as if Tyson will now face off in opposition to Jones Jr.
In response to Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports activities, the 2 legendary boxers will meet in an eight-round exhibition bout on September 12 at Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in California.
The exhibition bout will function bigger, 12-ounce gloves and neither man will reportedly be on the lookout for a knockout.
Iole claims there be boxers in opposition to MMA fighters on the undercard, though particular names haven’t but been talked about.
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