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vacationer guidance: Roy Jones Jr. on why he’s facing Mike Tyson

tourist advice: Roy Jones Jr. on why he’s dealing with Mike Tyson

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Roy Jones Jr. is a retired expert boxer, boxing commentator, boxing trainer, rapper, and actor who holds dual American and Russian citizenship. He competed in boxing from 1989 to 2018, and held varied world championships in four weight classes and is the most effective boxer in history to beginning his knowledgeable profession at junior middleweight and go on to win a heavyweight title. As an novice he represented the U.S. on the 1988 Olympic video games, profitable a silver medal within the junior middleweight division after probably the most controversial choices in boxing history.

Roy Jones Jr. has a scheduled eight circular exhibition combat against Mike Tyson on November 28th. I caught up with him via phone at his domestic in Pensacola, Florida to focus on his explanations for taking the fight. I spent a week with Jones Jr. and his household in Pensacola 5 years in the past for a profile attempting to get to the backside of what drove him throughout his profession and why, pushing 50, he turned into placing on within the sport regardless of a large number of chilling knockout losses. The outcomes of my time with him shocked lots of people. This annoying conversation over the cellphone picked up pretty a great deal the place that profile left off.  

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