Roy jones jr claims to be ready to die in his next fight against Mike tyson, if necessary in the fight that both will hold on November 28.
Jones jr He spoke about the contest on the podcast Joe Rogan Experience, and recognized that Tyson it maintains the power that characterized it in its golden age.
“If it hits you Mike tyson, anything can happen to you ”, he explained Jones. “Mike tyson he is no ordinary puncher. I love boxing, so if I have to die while doing it, I will die happy. There are other ways I would rather die, but if it were that way I wouldn’t get mad. “
In turn, the Florida native told Rogan that, despite the long boxing career of both, they were never close to measuring each other.
“I would have fought against Tyson“Said the one from Penascola. “He was the youngest heavyweight champion of all time, one of the most explosive and entertaining guys to watch. Because you never knew what he was going to do, and that is why I am going now. “
On the possibility that Roy jones jr Y Mike tyson faced when Jones rose to the top flight at the time, Jones considers that it would have been difficult to coincide.
“Nobody saw me go up to the heavy at that time,” he explained Jones. “When I did, he (Tyson) was on the way out. He had already left the heavyweight division. “
In 2003, Roy Jones rose to the heavy category to contest the world championship of the AMB to John ruiz and won it by unanimous decision. That same year, Tyson recorded the last victory against Clifford Etienne by knockout, and he would retire two fights later.
The spectacular fight between Roy Jones Jr and Tyson
The display among the legends Roy Jones Jr. Y Mike tyson, will be on November 28 at the Dignity Health Sports Park from Carson, California.
In turn, it was reported that the event will be broadcast through the pay-per-view (PPV) system.
Jones Jr. has not fought professionally since February 8, 2018, when he was imposed by unanimous decision on Scott sigmon.
While, Iron mike lost on points in his last duel with Kevin McBride, on June 11, 2005.