ROY JONES JR. RUMORS

Roy Jones Jr. wants to become the mayor of Pensacola, Florida

Boxing icon Roy Jones Jr. told TMZ Wednesday that he plans to run for mayor this autumn in Pensacola, Florida. Jones (56-8, 40 KOs) has amassed in excess of 5,000 signatures and completed the necessary paperwork to become an eligible candidate. A six-time world titlist and native of P-Cola, Junior’s campaign will concentrate on bettering the lives of local children. “I tell the...
Via Sports by Colin
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pound For Pound Mayor – Roy Jones Jr.?

PENSACOLA, FL - According to TMZSports.com, former pound for pound King and HBO commentator Roy Jones Jr. has another title he’d like to add to his resume … Mayor. Speaking to TMZ, Jones says he’s already obtained 5000 signatures to get on the ballot and he’s already selected a platform he wants to run on … the needs and welfare of children. “A lot of kids don’t have...
Via BadCulture
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. aiming to become mayor of hometown

If former boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. has his way, he will be the next mayor of his hometown of Pensacola, Fla.The 45-year-old told TMZ Sports that he plans to run for office in the next election. And Jones is completely confident that he can win, too.Jones, who became the first former middleweight champion to win a heavyweight title in 106 years back in 2003, has already got more...
Via Bush League Chronicle
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones Jr. Defeats Benmakhlouf Looks To UFC’s Silva

MOSCOW, RUSSIA  - Roy Jones Jr. returned to the ring on Saturday night to triumph over Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf to take home the WBU V cruiserweight title. When Jones Jr. return to the ring was first announced, his scheduled opponent was to be bare knuckle champion Bobby Gunn and take place in Philadelphia. Through a series of negotiations Jones pulled out of the Gunn fight and excepted...
Via BadCulture
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Russian guys playing Roy Jones Jr. song get a convenient suprise at a stoplight

Roy Jones Jr. was one of the more dominant figures in boxing in the early 2000s, but often forgotten is the fact that he also had a pretty brief career in hip-hop as well. Apparently, his music is still appreciated in Russia, where Jones – currently stationed for an upcoming fight in Moscow – recently crossed paths with a group of Russian bros who were bumping one of his tracks...
Via The Nosebleeds
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Jones Jr. to Fight Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf In Russia on Dec. 21st

Y’all musta forgot or wanted to forget that Roy Jones is still fighting. Like most older fighters, he has to go international to make any money, so he is headed off to Moscow. Jones, who turns 45 in January and has not fought since June 2012, was scheduled to face Bobby Gunn in a 12-round cruiserweight fight on Dec. 18 in Bethlehem, Pa., but that fight is off and Jones will instead...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Jones Jr. won’t fight ‘The Celtic Warrior’ Bobby Gunn

Fight News reported Monday night that shopworn legend Roy Jones Jr. has wisely decided against facing “The Celtic Warrior” Bobby Gunn. The 44-year-old Jones (56-8, 40 KOs) was slated to throw fists with the 39-year-old Gunn (21-5-1, 18 KOs) Wednesday at the National Guard Armory in Philadelphia. Jones most recently exited the ring in June 2012 as a split decision victor over...
Via Sports by Colin
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The sad saga of Roy Jones Jr. continues, fights Bobby Gunn on Dec 4 in Philly in cruiserweight bout

Roy Jones Jr. will face Bobby Gunn at the National Guard Armory in North Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 for the WBU World Cruiserweight title. For Roy Jones, one of the greatest fighters of the past 20 or 30 years, his sad saga continues. He has traversed the globe becoming a repeat knockout victim, and here is in what amounts to yet another sideshow as he continues...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Jones Jr. will fight Bobby Gunn in ‘The City of Brotherly Love’

Matchmaker Don Elbaum announced Wednesday that shopworn legend Roy Jones Jr. will scrap “The Celtic Warrior” Bobby Gunn on December 4 at the National Guard Armory in Philadelphia. Jones (56-8, 40 KOs) most recently exited the ring in June 2012 as a split decision victor against Paweł Głażewski. “I love being in the City of Brotherly Love,” said Jones, 44. “When he (Gunn...
Via Sports by Colin
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Granted a boxing license, Steve Collins is determined to fight shopworn legend Roy Jones Jr.

Granted a boxing license on Wednesday after a nearly 16 year hiatus from the squared circle, past WBO middleweight and super middleweight titlist “The Celtic Warrior” Steve Collins is determined to fight shopworn legend Roy Jones Jr. The grayed Collins (36-3, 21 KOs), born in Dublin, Ireland, last threw fists professionally in July 1997 earning a third round TKO victory over...
Via Sports by Colin
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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