Mike Tyson Vs Roy Jones postponed
Mike Tyson return against Roy Jones Jr has been postponed from September 12 to November 28
to allow more training time for the champs, The former world champions are due to face-off in an eight-round
exhibition fight on September 12 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
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Now it seems fans who are eager to see the Tyson comeback will have to wait a little longer.
They state it is due to Iron Mike’s team feeling they can further maximize revenue by rescheduling the event.
A meeting is believed to have been held between both camps, with Jones also agreeing to the move.
It’s understood the showdown will still be in the same venue, although it looks likely no fans will be able to attend.
The executive director of the California State Athletic Commission, Andy Foster, has already confirmed there will be no
judges scoring the fight so the only way to win is via knockout.
But he said: “We can’t mislead the public as to this is some kind of real fight.
“They can get into it a little bit, but I don’t want people to get hurt. They know the deal.
Mike Tyson Vs Roy Jones
is an exhibition. They can exhibit their boxing skills, but I don’t want them to use their best efforts to hurt each other.
“They’re going to spar hard, but they shouldn’t be going for a knockout. This isn’t a record-book type of fight.
“This is not world championship boxing right now. It’s not what this is. People shouldn’t be getting knocked out.
“The public can see what kind of shape Roy and Mike are still in.”