Mike Tyson looking for KO in Roy Jones Jr. fight

Ruben Hill
August 5, 2020

The rules for the "exhibition" include: eight, three-minute rounds, 12-ounce boxing gloves, no headgear, and no judges to score the fight.

Fifteen years ago, on June 11, 2005, Mike Tyson tried to break Kevin McBride's arm during his final professional fight. Tyson has also told TMZ that he is looking to "recapture" his former glory by winning by knockout, and that all sounds like Roy Jones Jr. could be in a world of trouble. Yet, "the fighting game is what I am about and hurting people is what I am about", he said. "Definitely would love to fight him again", McBride said.

Anthony Joshua, the British Heavyweight Boxing star, has warned legendary American heavyweight boxer, Mike Tyson, against facing off with top pugilists of the world, and has advised him to pursue exhibition bouts on his comeback. "He says he's got that fire, he wants to fight, he wants this, Jones wants it, they're grown men - I'm 100 percent supportive". But yeah, it really is happening.

"Actually, being in the same ring as him was like a dream one true for me".

After a handful of losing efforts following his Tyson fight, McBride would retire from the sport of boxing as well.

"I'm flying out probably next week to watch him train", White told reporters during a recent media scrum (via Steven Marrocco of MMA Fighting).

Now, Mike is 54 and coming out of retirement for an exhibition with Roy Jones Jr.

"[George] wasn't anxious about getting hurt when he went on his tour of coming back and fighting", Tyson told TMZ.

"Even me, a big fool like me, back in the day I only saw what I wanted to see and heard what I wanted to hear". "I seen all those smoking videos don't think I don't know what's going on, I'm not stupid".

"Roy has been active". He had a fight like two years ago.

"They're going to spar hard, but they shouldn't be going for a knockout".

"I met the guys in a club, they were in the VIP section and I said, 'This is where I normally sit, nobody's normally here", Tyson recalled in the interview.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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