ROY JONES JR. NEWS

Opponent set for Roy Jones fight on Sept 12th in Liverpool

The opponent has been named for the previously announced Roy Jones Jr. fight on September 12th in Liverpool. He’ll be taking on Tony Moran, and a press conference to formally announce the event will be held on Wednesday, July 22nd. On making the announcement, Promoter Stephen Vaughan Jr., said: “It’s a real honor to be having the legendary Roy Jones Jr. come over and fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Jones to fight in Liverpool in September

Stephen Vaughan Jr. announced today that Roy Jones Jr. will be coming to Liverpool, England to headline his upcoming event at the Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool on Saturday, September 12th 2015. Despite suffering a string of knockout defeats, Jones Jr. fights on. He’s built up a seven fight winning streak against middling opposition, doing somewhat of a world tour, from...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Jessie Vargas & Erik Morales host media session

Undefeated Jessie Vargas and trainer/legendary champion Erik Morales held a work out and media session at Fortunes Boxing Gym Wednesday. Vargas is readying for his fight against former two-division world champion and highly-rated pound for pound fighter Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley Jr. , Saturday, June 27, at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Vargas and Morales are a new...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Fights After Midnight: Antonio Tarver vs. Roy Jones Jr. II

  Fight: Antonio Tarver vs. Roy Jones Jr. IIDate: May 15, 2004Venue: Mandalay Bay Event CenterLocation: Las Vegas, NevadaNotes: For WBC, WBA, IBO, IBA, and The Ring Light Heavyweight titles.  
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Box Fan Expo to return this year for 2nd run; Sept 12 in Las Vegas

Box Fan Expo organizers announced the second annual Box Fan Expo will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center Saturday, Sept. 12. The event, which allowed fans to meet and greet boxing legends, past and current champions and other celebrities of the sport, debuted last September. It will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and once again, allow fans a chance to collect autographs, take...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Roy Jones talks Mayweather-Pacquiao on ESPN

Former four-division champion Roy Jones Jr. visited ESPN’s Bristol, Conn., campus today for an ESPN Car Wash, appearing on several ESPN shows, including ESPN2’s First Take, and SportsCenter to discuss the much anticipated May 2 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. While rumors have swirled today that Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is cancelled, Jones nonetheless talked...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

MMA may have made a mistake and woke up the sleeping giant that is boxing

For a century when it came to combat sports, boxing above all else reigned supreme. Sure, wrestling had been around just as long as an Olympic sport, but as great a sport as it is the public could never relate to it. Most likely it is because people can relate to throwing a punch versus a fireman’s carry. As decades passed other sports or variations of sport attempted to loosen...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Roy Jones Jr. Throws Some Heavy Blows on Willie Williams For Second Round TKO

In the sports world we are always trying to figure out when someone is too old for their respective game. When it comes to boxing conventional wisdom would say that 46-year old Roy Jones Jr. should be over the hill.If you watch him make quick work of Willie Williams in the second round of their fight it is easy to see that Jones is far from over the hill and has speed and power to...
Via FatManWriting
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Jones Jr. Continues Quest For Title Fight

CONCORD, NC – No Ma’am, No Sir, Roy Jones Jr. will not be moved. Continuing his quest for a cruiserweight title fight, Roy Jones Jr. defeated Willie Williams by second round TKO. All in a days work for the former pound for pound champion. He has his sites set on a title fight against WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck in the fall. Enjoy a clip of the action below courtesy...
Via BadCulture
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bronco Billy Wright, 50-year-old heavyweight, back on March 13th

In anticipation of his 10-round main event, promoted by RJJ Boxing Promotions on March 13, 2015, 50-year old WBC #17 heavyweight contender, “Bronco” Billy Wright (46-4, 37 KOs) will be looking to knock out his opponent Gilberto Matheus Domingos (22-2, 20 KOs). The fight will take place at the We Ko Pa Casino in Fort McDowell, Arizona. Wright is currently riding a 17-fight winning...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Marvin Sonsona training in Vegas for fight against Jayson Velez

“Marvelous” Marvin Sonsona (19-1-1, 15 KOs) arrived yesterday in Las Vegas to continue working with trainer Jun Agrabio, Sampson Boxing stablemate and fellow former world champion John Riel Casimero, as well as strength and conditioning coach Angel Heredia, for his upcoming fight against Puerto Rico’s Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez (22-0-1, 16 KOs). Team Sonsona will be training...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Pascal v Bolonti Weigh-In

Pascal-Bolonti PPV   OFFICIAL WEIGHTS   North American PPV live this Sat. from Montreal starting at 8 p.m. ET    INTENSE PASCAL-BOLONTI STAREDOWN  PASCAL’S TRAINER ROY JONES JR. THE PEACEMAKER     L-R: Jean Pascal, Roy Jones Jr. & Roberto Bolonti   WHO:               Main Event — Light Heavyweights (10) — PPV                        ...
Via BadCulture
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pacquiao Vs. Algieri Results: Jessie Vargas Decisions Antonio DeMarco, Manny Shouldn’t Be Next

Jessie Vargas finally won a clear decision instead of having to rely on Vegas judges to side with him, beating Antonio DeMarco over 12 bruising rounds Saturday night on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri. He isn’t great, or even particularly good, and probably never will be, even having switched to Roy Jones, Jr. as his trainer. But he’s typically in action fights...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Jones vs. Freddie Roach in the corners for Vargas-DeMarco fight

When Jessie Vargas squares off against Antonio DeMarco, on the PPV undercard of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri fight,  it will be more than a battle between two Mexican warriors, it will be the first time Freddie Roach and Roy Jones Jr. have worked the same fight as trainers from opposite corners. Furthermore, Jones will be doing the commentary on the remaining pay-per-view...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Jones Jr.: Hopkins bores opponents so they don’t perform

Roy Jones Jr. has experience against Bernard Hopkins, who fights Sergey Kovalev Nov. 8, so he has the insight many others don’t when it comes to why Hopkins is so tough to fight. Jones beat Hopkins by unanimous decision back in 1993, then Hopkins got his revenge 17 years later in 2010, besting Jones Jr. via his own unanimous decision. Jones said that Hopkins bores fighters he...
Via Fight Hub TV
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Unbeaten Frankie Gomez re-signs with Golden Boy

Frankie "Pitbull" Gomez, the pride of East Los Angeles and exciting future prospect, renewed his promotional contract today with Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions, the leading boxing promoter based in Los Angeles, California. "Frankie Gomez is a natural talent and that's why I have no doubt that he'll be the next super star and next world champion from East Los Angeles", said...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chinese amateur Fanlong Meng signs with Dino Duva’s Dynasty Boxing

Chinese light heavyweight amateur star Fanlong Meng has signed with Dynasty Boxing to fight professionally, President Dino Duva announced today. “Fanlong is one of the best boxers in China,” said Duva. “I’ve had the honor and pleasure of knowing him for five years. He is a terrific boxer-puncher and will fight professionally in a very hot weight class. I believe he has as...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)   Krzysztof Wlodarczyk lost to Grigory Drozd [UD] Denis Lebedev defeated Pawel Kolodziej [R2 KO] Tavoris Cloud lost to Artur Beterbiev [R2 TKO] Roy Jones Jr. defeated Hany Atiyo [R1 KO] Dierry...
Via Undercard Superstar
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Jones Jr. Wins Again By KO

KRASNODAR, RUSSIA – In an era where Father Time is issuing extensions, another former champion keeps marching on and chocking up victories. Friday. in Krasnodar, Russia former pound-for-pound champion Roy Jones Jr. defeated Hany Atiyo by first round knockout in front of a capacity crowed. And he picked up a cruiser weight title too. Going to the body early, Jones backed up Atiyo...
Via BadCulture
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Krzysztof Wlodarczyk & Denis Lebedev doubleheader on Spt 27th shown via Integrated Sports PPV

Integrated Sports Media announced today that it will bring "Clash of the Cruiserweights" to North American fans, Saturday, September 27, live from Dynamo Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia. Three world championship fights will be featured on "Clash of the Cruiserweights," promoted by Andrey Ryabinsky (World of Boxing), which is being distributed in North America by Integrated Sports...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Full lineup for Box Fan Expo: Mike Tyson, Roy Jones, dozens of fighters & promoters

A veritable who’s who of boxing: Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr., Riddick Bowe, Mikey Garcia, Sergio Martinez, Juan Manuel Marquez, Al Bernstein, Robert Garcia and Mia St. John, among others will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center Saturday, Sept. 13 for the inaugural Box Fan Expo. Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and coinciding with Mexican Independence Day and the Floyd Mayweather...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

TFON interview with rising Junior Middleweight contender Chris “Sweet” Pearson

I was able to have a phone interview with rising Jr. Middleweight contender Chris Pearson, while he is training for his next fight August 30th. Pearson’s fight will be aired on Showtime so make sure you boxing fans check that out. The Trotwood/Dayton native has a record of 14-0 and 10 KO’s. Check out what Chris had to say! Jesse “JT” Smith = JT Chris “Sweet” Pearson ...
Via The Front Office News
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Brawl on Sept 18th with Junior Wright, Steven Martinez & Amanda Serrano

Back by popular demand comes another edition of "Brooklyn Brawl." Star of David Promotions CEO Dmitriy Salita is excited to announce that another evening of professional boxing will run on Sept. 18, at the Master Theater in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. Cruiserweight Junior Wright (10-0-1, 9 KO's), who wowed the crowd with his skills, stamina and toughness in the last Brooklyn Brawl...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

(Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)    Robert Stieglitz defeated Sergey Khomitsky [R10 TKO] Christina Hammer defeated Anne Sophie Mathis [R5 DQ] Roy Jones Jr. defeated Courtney Fry [R5 TKO] Fernando Montiel defeated Jesus Rios [R1...
Via Undercard Superstar
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch ‘Static’ – A New Series Looking Back At MMA’s Biggest Rivalries

‘Static’ is a new documentary series looking back at some of MMA’s biggest rivalries and you can watch the first episode below which features Anderson Silva Vs Chael Sonnen. The show airs on hip hop superstar Jay-Z’s Life+Times internet hub and he’s also the executive producer alongside Anderson Silva while boxing legend Roy Jones Jr is the narrator. Future episodes are...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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