Iron Mike Tyson, the former heavyweight champion will return to the boxing ring in an exhibition fight and face against former four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr.
This Fight will take place on November 28, 2020, in Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California, U.S.
Aged 54 Iron Mike Tyson last fought in the professional boxing ring in 2005 where he was lost to Irish boxer Kevin Martin McBride.That fight was stopped by the referee in the sixth round. This loss was his 6th loss in his boxing fights out of 58 fights in his whole career.
His Fellow American Roy Jones Jr currently 51yr old and he has not participated in any boxing match. The last time he beat Scott Sigmon on Feb 8, 2018.
The California State Athletic Commission has approved this fight without any audience due to the pandemic situation, which will be eight rounds fight and this will be on PPV.
Iron Mike Tyson at the age of 20 he became the youngest ever world heavyweight champion by knocking out Trevor Berbick on Nov 22, 1986.
He recently releases footage on social media and hinted at his comeback where he does serious workouts on his techniques.
In the final year of his career, Tyson fought a number of exhibition fights with Corey Sanders. At that time he needed money because he has filed for bankruptcy in 2003, but he also spoke of his mental health and stress-relieving benefits a light-hearted return in the ring.
More recently, there had been talking of Tyson fighting former rival Evander Holyfield, who retired in 2014.
More recently, There was a lot of talk about Iron Mike Tyson will fight his former rival, Evander Holyfield who won their last two encounters in the 90s. That also includes their infamous encounter in 1998 where Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting his opponent’s ear.
Jones Jr achieved world titles at middleweight, super-middleweight, light-heavyweight and heavyweight during his whole career.
I’m sure it will be entertaining to watch these two legends fight each other in the ring.