Finally the boxing match we all been waiting for is going to happen on September 12, 2020. They have finally scheduled Mike Tyson’s return match on that day. But it’s not with Evander Holyfield. Most of the fans were expecting to see Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield. Unfortunately that match is not going to happen yet. But the good news is we will be able to see the champ in action soon in Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones 2020 pay-per-view.
Roy Jones Jr.(51 years old) is going to face Mike Tyson(54 years old) in an eight-round exhibition match. The event is going to be held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. Let’s take a look at these two legendary fighters’ records, training, lifestyle, net worth and bio comparison.
Boxing Records :: Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr.
Roy Jones Jr. (Roy Levesta Jones junior) was born on January 16, 1969 in Pensacola, Florida to Roy Jones Sr. and Carol Jones. His father was a Vietnam War veteran and a professional boxer. Roy Jones Junior’s professional boxing career start with winning a silver medal at Summer Olympics 1988 under junior middleweight division. He won his very first world title in 1993(IBF middleweight championship). In 2003 became WBA heavyweight champion. Many considered him as one of the greatest boxers in the history.
Roy Jones Jr. had an impressive winning streak of 34 wins before he lose to Montell Griffin in 1997 via a disqualification. But in the same year he got a rematch against Griffin and won via a knockout. With that win Roy was able to maintain another winning streak until he lose again after 15 matches. He has played a total of 75 matches before retired on February 8, 2018 with a winning streak of 4.
Iron Mike Tyson (Michael Gerard Tyson) was born on June 30, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York. His father was Jimmy Kirkpatrick and mother was Lorna Smith Tyson. The young Mike Tyson started his boxing career on March 6, 1985. During his time, he won multiple championships including WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight championship. In 2005 he retired from boxing with a winning record.
Mike Tyson had a 37 winning streak before he lose a match against Buster Douglas on Feb 11, 1990. After his first defeat he played 21 more matches and lost only 5 of them. But unfortunately he retired with a losing streak of 2 on his record.
Training :: Roy Jones Jr. vs Mike Tyson
Lifestyle :: Roy Jones Jr. vs Mike Tyson
Roy Jones Jr’s Net Worth 2020:
|Birthday:||January 16, 1969|
|Profession:||Boxing / Coach / Rapper|
|Country:||America & Russia|
Mike Tyson’s Net Worth 2020:
|Birthday:||June 30, 1966|
This is going to the fight of the year. These two legendary players are training their best for the upcoming match. Mike Tyson is returning to the ring after 15 years. In 2005 Mike Tyson retired from boxing. But Jones has been retired only for 2 years. Roy Jones Jr retired on Feb 8, 2018. His last match was with Scott Sigmon. This could be a disadvantage to Tyson but he is training really heard so we can expect a great fight from both of the players. You can watch Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones full match online on Triller.
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