Two of boxing’s iconic figures are lastly going to lock horns on Saturday, Nov. 28, as former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson meets former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr. from the Staples Heart in Los Angeles.
The eight-round exhibition struggle, which is titled, “Frontline Battle,” is the primary occasion of a sequence produced by Legends Solely League shall be for the newly created WBC Frontline Battle Belt. In keeping with the government director of the California State Athletic Fee, Andy Foster, Tyson and Jones will not be sporting headgear, and he thinks each fighters shall be sporting 12-ounce gloves.
Tyson (50-6, 44 KOs) received the WBC heavyweight title on the age of 20 when he stopped Trevor Berbick within the second spherical in November 1986. He went on to take the candy science by storm, changing into the undisputed champion in 1987 and holding that distinction till 1990 in a surprising upset to James “Buster” Douglas. “Iron Mike” returns to the ring for the primary time since a sixth-round stoppage loss to Kevin McBride in June 2005.
Jones (66-9, 47 KOs) is a former four-division world champion who’s considered as one of the expert boxers of this technology, profitable championships at middleweight, tremendous middleweight, mild heavyweight and heavyweight. Jones received the latter by transferring up two weight lessons in March 2003 and dominated John Ruiz to seize the WBA belt and changing into the first former middleweight champion to win a heavyweight title in 106 years. Jones final fought in February 2018, beating Scott Sigmon by unanimous determination.
Tyson and Jones have made it clear that regardless of Foster saying the bout shall be nothing greater than a “arduous sparring session”, they are going to be going for the end.
Right here is every little thing it’s essential to learn about Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.
When is the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. struggle?
- Date: Saturday Nov. 28
- Time: 9 p.m. ET
The four-hour occasion begins at eight p.m. EST with the principle card scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. EST. Tyson and Jones are anticipated to make their ring walks about 11 p.m, relying on how lengthy the opposite fights final.
The right way to watch Tyson vs. Jones
FITE has acquired the rights to indicate Tyson vs. Jones Jr. within the U.S. and Canada through their varied platforms (FITE.television and its streaming apps), in addition to on TysonOnTriller.com, which can function the central hub for the legends occasion. The struggle may also be ordered through main cable/satellite tv for pc suppliers within the U.S. and Canada. Test together with your native supplier to see if the struggle is on the market.
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Tyson vs. Jones PPV value: How a lot does the struggle price?
The Tyson vs. Jones pay-per-view occasion prices $49.99 within the U.S. The occasion will be ordered at FITE.TV, TysonOnTriller.com and main cable/satellite tv for pc TV suppliers.
Tyson vs. Jones location
The occasion takes place on the Staples Heart in Los Angeles. Neither Tyson or Jones have competed on the dwelling of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers and the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings.
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones guidelines
The Tyson vs. Jones struggle is an eight-round exhibition with every spherical shall be two minutes lengthy. Despite the fact that it is an exhibition, no headgear shall be required. Tyson and Jones will put on 12 ounce gloves.
Mike Tyson file
- Identify: Mike Tyson
- Nationality: American
- Born: June 30, 1966
- Peak: 5-10
- Attain: 71 inches
- Complete fights: 58
- File: 50-6-2 with 44 knockouts
Roy Jones Jr. file
- Identify: Roy Jones Jr.
- Nationality: American
- Born: Jan. 16, 1969
- Peak: 5-11
- Attain: 74 inches
- Complete fights: 75
- File: 66-9 with 47 knocouts
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. struggle card
- Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.; Heavyweight exhibition
- Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson; Cruiserweight
- Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan; Gentle Heavyweight
- Viddal Riley vs. Rashad Coulter; Cruiserweight
- Jamaine Ortiz vs. Nahir Albright; Light-weight
- Irvin Gonzalez vs. Edward Vasquez; Featherweight
- Juiseppe Cusumano vs. Nick Jones; Heavyweight