Tony Bellew has advised talkSPORT that he thinks Saturday’s combat between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr won’t appear to be an exhibition when the primary bell rings.
The previous WBC cruiserweight champion gave his ideas on the unlikely bout, which might be dwell on talkSPORT.
When requested if he’s excited or nervous, Bellew advised the talkSPORT Sports activities Bar: “I’m a little bit of each. I’ve been a fan of Roy Jones Jr and frolicked across the two of them.
“They’re each legendary icons in my view. I idolised Mike Tyson as a child rising up and, in my humble opinion, Roy Jones Jr’s the best boxer to ever lace up gloves.
“A first-rate Roy Jones Jr was the perfect I’ve ever seen do it, that’s how extremely I price Roy Jones Jr.
“Don’t get me flawed, these two have gotten their slippers on now, however I’m not gonna lie, I’m nonetheless gonna tune in.”
Relating to the character of the exhibition, Bellew added: “Consider you me, as quickly as somebody tickles the opposite one’s whiskers, it’s gonna go off.
“I don’t know the precise guidelines of the competition but. If it’s gonna be a combat, allow them to combat.
“They’re each up for it, they’re each in good condition.
“I’m not saying this can be a great point to observe or it’s gonna be a terrific occasion, however on the finish of the day it’s Roy Jones Jr and it’s Mike Tyson.
“I don’t care in the event that they had been 100, I’d nonetheless tune in.
“However as I mentioned earlier than, as soon as one touches the opposite one on the whiskers they’re gonna go for one another, it’s so simple as that.
“Roy Jones might be a little bit bit extra calculated than Mike Tyson. He’ll be very cautious of getting hit by something heavy.
“It’ll be fascinating to see how sharp Tyson could be along with his counter-punches as a result of consider you me, Roy Jones has nonetheless bought very quick arms, even at his age.”
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