Roy Jones Jr VS Mike Tyson
Jones vs. Tyson
|Captain Hook||Nickname||Iron Mike|
|5 foots 11 inches||Height||5 foots 10 inches|
|Feb 2018||Last fight||June 2005|
Los Angeles (July 23, 2020) – Legendary four division World Champion Roy Jones is set to fight with former Undisputed Heavyweight World Champion Mike Tyson in a 8th round exhibition fight. The exhibition will take place on November 28th, 2020 at 9:00pm ET on pay-per-view and multi-media platform. Triller, which has also obtained exclusive streaming rights to the soon-to-be-released, ten part docuseries featuring behind-the-scenes, pre-fight footage, releasing two episodes per week leading up to the event. The fight titled "Frontline Battle".
A three-hour live event airing globally on PPV and Triller, the Jones vs. Tyson fight is set for eight rounds and will be one of multiple exhilarating fights taking place during the broadcast. This program will also include significant undercard matches as well as iconic musical performances.
Roy Jones Jr., 51, who started his storied professional boxing career in 1989 has won numerous championships in the middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight, and heavyweight divisions. In 2003 Jones won the WBA heavyweight title, becoming the first former middleweight champion to win a Heavyweight title in 106 years and has simultaneously held a record seven belts including WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO, NABF, WBF, and IBA light heavyweight championships.
Mike Tyson, 54 kicked off his illustrious career at 20 years old when he became the youngest boxer to win the Heavyweight Title, a record he still holds to this day. Throughout his career, Tyson held the title of Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion from 1987 to 1990 and was also the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles.
The exhibition fight has been sanctioned by the California State Athletic Commission.