Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. is an upcoming exhibition boxing match contested between former undisputed heavyweight world champion, Mike Tyson, and former four-division world champion, Roy Jones Jr. Mike Tyson is 54. Roy Jones Jr. is 51. And these two men will be fighting in a boxing match on Nov. 28 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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Date: Nov. 28
Start time: 9 p.m. ET (main card)
Location: Staples Center — Los Angeles
TV: Traditional PPV providers
Live stream: FITE TV
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Two of boxing’s iconic figures are finally 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 Center in Los Angeles.
The eight-round exhibition fight, which is titled, “Frontline Battle,” is the first event of a series produced by Legends Only League will be for the newly created WBC Frontline Battle Belt. According to the executive director of the California State Athletic Commission, Andy Foster, Tyson and Jones won’t be wearing headgear, and he thinks both fighters will be wearing 12-ounce gloves.
The meeting of men in their 50s is set to commence on Saturday night in Los Angeles. Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. will lace ’em up once again when they square off in the main event of a PPV card from the Staples Center. Though the fight has been deemed an exhibition by the state commission, Tyson, Jones and the promoters of the bout have said both are going in with the intentions of brawling.
While the commission does have the final say over things — and has described the showdown as “hard sparring” — there’s a lot of unknowns heading into the matchup. The only U.S. sportsbook offering odds on the bout is DraftKings, which became an official partner of the event earlier in the week. But how can one handicap this matchup with so many unknown variables? Our writers took a shot at predicting what we could see happen on Saturday night in the main event below.
Throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, Tyson has been showing off his incredible body transformation and looks in prime condition despite turning 54 years old in June.
Boxing fans have been stunned by the news of his comeback and now they only have a few days to wait until he’ll get back in the ring.
Jones Jr, a former heavyweight world champion himself, is 51 but has remained active in his later years, and was last in action in February 2018 when he beat Scott Sigmon in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida.