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Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr exhibition combat ‘postponed’, new date revealed


Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr has reportedly been postponed till November 28.

The eight-round exhibition bout was initially introduced for September 12 on the Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in California.

Nonetheless, it appears there has now been a change of plan.

Tyson is getting himself into fantastic condition for the event

Tyson is getting himself into implausible situation for the occasion

In keeping with Ring Journal, Tyson vs Jones Jr will now happen on November 28.

It’s claimed it is because Tyson’s group felt they may additional maximise income by rescheduling the occasion.

A gathering is alleged to have been held between each camps, with Jones’ group agreeing to the transfer.

It’s understood the combat will nonetheless be on the identical venue, possible nonetheless with no followers in attendance.

Jones Jr is a former pound-for-pound king

Jones Jr is a former pound-for-pound king

Andy Foster, government director of the California State Athletic Fee, who’ve determined to sanction the combat, beforehand informed BoxingScene that there will probably be no judges scoring the combat and so no winner, until there’s a knockout.

Nonetheless that is completely not the plan.

Foster mentioned: “We are able to’t mislead the general public as to that is some form of actual combat.

“They’ll get into it a bit of bit, however I don’t need individuals to get damage. They know the deal.

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“It’s an exhibition. They’ll exhibit their boxing expertise, however I don’t need them utilizing their finest efforts to harm one another.

“They’re going to spar laborious, however they shouldn’t be going for a knockout. This isn’t a record-book kind of combat.

“This isn’t world championship boxing proper now. It’s not what that is. Individuals shouldn’t be getting knocked out.

“The general public can see what sort of form Roy and Mike are nonetheless in.”

Tyson is the former undisputed heavyweight world champion

Tyson is the previous undisputed heavyweight world champion

As a part of the build-up, ‘Iron Mike’ is taking part in a collection of exhibits on social media app Triller, who will probably be broadcasting the $49.99 pay-per-view.

Tyson defined within the newest episode: “My ego’s f***ing with me and I’m saying, ‘N***a, you suppose you fly? You ain’t s***. An beginner can get in right here and kick your ass, you higher get on prime of your sport. You wish to get embarrassed in entrance of those f***ing individuals?’

“Then the opposite ego says, ‘F*** you n***a, watch what I’m gonna do.’”

Mike concluded by laughing, pointing to his head and saying: “You don’t know what goes on up right here.”

Tyson is now 54

Mike Tyson – Instagram

Tyson is now 54

Many have raised issues in regards to the combat between 54-year-old ‘Iron Mike’ and 51-year-old Jones Jr.

However Tyson mentioned: “My mentality is simply what it’s all the time been.

“How do I say this? I’m an annihilator… Man for man I don’t suppose no person can match me…

“I’m the best fighter for the reason that conception of God, how may I not take this chance up?”


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