Ben Whittaker likened to Roy Jones Jr by his trainer, who he shares with Tyson Fury

There have been some iconic trainer-fighter duos over the years, whether it’s Mike Tyson and Cus D’Amato or Muhammad Ali and Angelo Dundee. Now, in the unlikely setting of Bournemouth International Centre, we could be about to witness the birth of the next great fighter-trainer duo in the form of Olympic silver medallist, Ben Whittaker, […]

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Lennox Lewis admits ‘there is unfinished business there’ after watching Tyson vs Jones Jr

Lennox Lewis has admitted he could be tempted to return to the ring after watching Mike Tyson battle Roy Jones Jr to a draw. The youngest world heavyweight champion in history looked exceptional for a 54-year-old during the exhibition bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. While many wondered if either man still had […]

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Tyson v Jones Jr: Rules revealed as promoters insist KOs allowed, no official winner

The exhibition fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr will take place on Saturday night and the rules for the clash have been revealed.  While the meeting of two retired legends has certainly got the boxing world talking, it won’t be a fight like normal with some changes in place for the ageing duo. […]

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Mike Tyson weighs in lighter for Roy Jones Jr fight than he was against Trevor Berbick

Mike Tyson officially weighed in 10lbs heavier than Roy Jones Jr for their heavyweight comeback bout on Saturday night. Tyson hit the scales at 220.4lbs for the bout, which means he is LIGHTER than he was for his heavyweight title fight against Trevor Berbick. BT Sport (YouTube) Mike Tyson weighed in at 220.4lbs, whilst Roy […]

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Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr exhibition fight ‘postponed’ – new date revealed

Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr has reportedly been postponed until November 28. The eight-round exhibition bout was originally announced for September 12 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in California. However, it seems there has now been a change of plan. Tyson is getting himself into fantastic condition for the event According to Ring […]

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Eubank Jr reveals he is sparring with Roy Jones Jr to help him prepare for Mike Tyson

Chris Eubank Jr has told talkSPORT he is sparring with Roy Jones Jr to help get him ready for his upcoming fight against Mike Tyson. The 51-year-old Jones Jr will face 54-year-old ‘Iron Mike’ in an exhibition bout on September 12 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in California. chriseubankjr.com Brighton’s Eubank Jr is now […]

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Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr will not be a ‘real fight’ – no judges, no winner, no KO

Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr won’t be a ‘real fight’ and the public should not be misled into thinking otherwise. These are the words of Andy Foster, executive director of the California State Athletic Commission who have decided to sanction the fight. Mike Tyson – Instagram Tyson and Jones Jr will have an exhibition […]

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