Mike Tyson makes his return to the ring after a 14-year absence when he faces Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition bout in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Dubbed “Frontline Battle,” the combat might be legitimate for the newly-formed WBC Frontline Battle Belt and in addition marks the inaugural occasion of a sequence produced by Legends Solely League.
Tyson (50-6, 44 KOs) turned 54 on the finish of June and hasn’t fought professionally since retiring within the sixth spherical of his 10-round bout in opposition to Kevin McBride in 2005.
A former world champion in 4 weight courses, Jones Jr. (66-9, 47 KOs) is three years younger than his opponent and final fought in 2018.
Here is all it is advisable to know forward of Saturday.
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. date, time and venue
The bout between Tyson and Jones Jr. is scheduled for Saturday, November 27. The undercard will get underway at 8 p.m. ET, with the primary card set to begin at 9 p.m. ET.
Tyson and Jones Jr are anticipated to make their ring walks between 11 p.m. ET and midnight.
The combat takes place on the Staples Heart in Los Angeles. Neither Tyson nor Jones has beforehand fought on the area, which is the house of the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Kings.
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. TV protection, reside stream
The bout might be out there by way of FITE.television and its streaming apps within the U.S. and Canada, in addition to on-line by way of TysonOnTriller.com.
The occasion might be ordered at FITE.TV, TysonOnTriller.com in addition to by way of main cable and satellite tv for pc TV suppliers at a value of $49.99.
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. odds
DraftKings has Tyson as a 1-2 favourite, whereas Jones Jr. is at 37-20 and the draw is at 8-1.
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. guidelines
The combat between Tyson and Jones Jr. is an exhibition bout, which implies it’ll stretch over eight rounds of two minutes every, versus the standard 12, three-minute rounds.
Each boxers will put on 12-ounce gloves and neither might be required to put on headgear, regardless of the non-professional nature of the bout.
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. combat card
The preliminary card options three bouts, with three fights on the primary card earlier than Tyson and Jones Jr. step into the ring.
- Jamaine Ortiz vs. Nahir Albright—Light-weight
- Irvin Gonzalez vs. Edward Vasquez—Featherweight
- Juiseppe Cusumano vs. Nick Jones—Heavyweight
- Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.—Heavyweight exhibition
- Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson—Cruiserweight
- Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan—Mild Heavyweight
- Viddal Riley vs. Rashad Coulter—Cruiserweight