ROY JONES JR. RUMORS

Nick Diaz on Pacquiao’s win, Johny Hendricks, Roy Jones Jr. & wanting his UFC contract sold

Nick Diaz is retired from MMA unless the UFC restructures his contract. That is the reality of the situation and we are slowly coming to accept it as the year anniversary of his fight against GSP has come and gone. But that doesn’t mean we have to be done watching him fight. Nick Diaz is completely down to box, and he’s been soaking up the sweet science at a greater rate since...
Via Fight Hub TV
9 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
February 19, 2014  |  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
February 19, 2014  |  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

Both utterly spent, graybeards Roy Jones Jr. and Irishman Steve Collins will soon fight

Although it should have occurred during the Clinton Administration, past WBO middleweight and super middleweight titlist “The Celtic Warrior” Steve Collins plans to soon return to the squared circle after a nearly 16 year hiatus to fight shopworn legend Roy Jones Jr. The grayed Collins (36-3, 21 KOs), born in Dublin, Ireland, last threw fists professionally in a third round TKO...
Via Sports by Colin
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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