Mike Tyson is ready to make his dramatic return to the ring later this yr in a particular conflict with Roy Jones Jr.
Some 15 years on since retiring, ‘Iron Mike’ will lace up his gloves as soon as once more.
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All through the COVID-19 lockdown, Tyson has been displaying off his unbelievable physique transformation and appears in prime situation regardless of turning 54 years outdated in June.
Boxing followers have been shocked by the information of his comeback and now they solely have a number of shorts months to attend till he’ll get again within the ring.
Tyson will face off towards Jones Jr, a former heavyweight world champion himself.
‘Superman’ solely was final in motion in February 2018 when he beat Scott Sigmon in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida.
The 51-year-old is now set for one in all his hardest and most high-profile bouts of his prolonged profession when he steps as much as face the icon that’s Tyson.
Tyson vs Jones Jr: When is it?
Tyson and Jones Jr are set to face off on November 28 on the Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in Carson, California.
Tyson has by no means fought within the state of California.
It was initially scheduled to happen on September 12 however in August, it was introduced the date had been pushed again with the intention to maximise income amid the continued points surrounding the COVID-19 lockdown.
The occasion is being formally sanctioned by the California State Athletic Fee.
The undercard will contain a number of exhibition fights.
Youtuber Jack Paul will tackle ex-NBA star Nate Robinson whereas former two-weight world champion Badou Jack will even be in motion.
London’s Viddal Riley, who has performed a key position within the string of Youtube boxing fights lately, will even be going through UFC fighter Rashad Coulter on the occasion.
Tyson vs Jones Jr: Story of the tape
Mike Tyson – Roy Jones Jr
Age: 54 – 51
Hometown: New York City – Pensacola, Florida
Report: 50/6/0 (44 KOs) – 66/9/0 (47 KOs)
Top: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) – 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Type: Orthodox – Orthodox
Recognition: Former undisputed heavyweight champion – Former undisputed gentle heavyweight and WBA heavyweight champion