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Think You Can Beat 47-Year Old Former Boxing Champ Roy Jones Jr.?

Do you consider yourself a tough guy? Do you think you can fight? Do you watch boxing matches and think those pansies need to quit dancing around and start throwing some blows? Want to a chance to prove you can do it? Well--you can have it, and against one of the best in the business, former heavyweight champion Roy Jones Jr.As part of a four-fight card featuring aging legends like...
Via FatManWriting
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fans Can Win 100K If They Can Beat Roy Jones Jr.

Think you have what it takes to beat a professional boxer? What if that boxer was Mr. “You Musta Forgot” himself, Roy Jones Jr. Today UrShot.TV released a video featuring the champ discussing a new contest where one lucky fan (or unlucky depending on how you look at it) will have a shot at the former multi-division champion. If you can put the champ on his back, you stand to...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roy Jones, Jr. is Still Fighting and Isn’t Retiring

When he was in his prime, many had Roy Jones, Jr. in the “greatest of all time” discussion for boxers. He made quick work of just about everyone. If he were in his prime now, he’d do Mayweather numbers. But […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Roy Jones Jr. Officially Retirement?

On Wednesday, rumors abounded that Roy Jones Jr. officially announced his retirement from boxing during a stop in Russia. With the absence of an official statement, and Roy’s continued desire to step in the ring, it’s impossible to confirm if the former pound-for-pound champion’s send-off is true. BadCulture.net reached out to sources close to Jones who told us the retirement...
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shobox weigh-in results & photos: Brant vs Perez, Miller vs. Dennis, Eyubov vs. Robinson

The weights are in for tonight’s Shobox card in Tuscon, Arizona, along with some other cards across the country as well. Find all the weights and details here. Robert Brant 159 lbs. vs. Decarlo Perez 159 lbs. Main Event 10 Rounds — WBA-NABA Middleweight Championship Jarrell Miller 274.2 lbs. vs. Donovan Dennis 218.2 lbs. WBA-NABA Heavyweight Championship Bakhitiyar Eyubov...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos say don't count them out of late season success: 'Like Roy Jones Jr. said, 'Y'all must have forgot'

The Denver Broncos are at a crossroads in the middle of a championship chase and the road looks rocky for the team, but the players believe people are writing them of too fast as contenders for a title. "These guys in this room show so much confidence, ability and skill," veteran defensive end Antonio Smith said, via the Denver Post. "I really haven't seen us worry. When we faced...
Via 60 Max Power O
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Enzo Maccarinelli brutally stops Roy Jones; please Roy, hang ‘em up

Enzo Maccarinelli scored a brutal fourth round stoppage of Roy Jones Jr at the VTB Arena in Moscow last night. For Roy Jones, it’s the 5th stoppage loss of his career, dropping his overall ledger to 62-9. The former pound for pound kingpin turns 47 years old this January. It’s well past due for him to hang up the gloves for good. Please, let this be it for Jones. It’s incredibly...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Maccarinelli KO’s Roy Jones Jr. BADLY In 4

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Future Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr., should he ever retire, stepped into the ring once more in his quest to become the cruiserweight champion. Unfortunately for the former pound for pound king, this was by far one of his worst showings. In front of a capacity crowd, Jones Jr. lost by way of hellacious knockout to Enzo Maccarinelli in round four of action. The...
Via BadCulture
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Enzo Maccarinelli I’m fit & strong, ready to take out Roy Jones this Saturday in Russia

Enzo Maccarinelli is back in Russia this time to face legend Roy Jones Jr as he aims to replicate his first round knockout of Alexander Kotlobay five years ago in the country. The Welsh power-puncher faces Jones, a five-time world champion and 1990s Fighter of the Decade, in a ten-round cruiserweight contest at the VTB Arena, Moscow, this Saturday, exclusively live in the UK on BoxNation...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Why can't professional fighters stay away after retirement?

The rumors of Georges St. Pierre’s return to the world of mixed martial arts just won’t stop. For two tiresome years since he walked away from the UFC following a narrow, somewhat controversial victory over Johny Hendricks, the rumors have stayed consistent. Will GSP return? Arguably the greatest ambassador the sport has ever seen, St. Pierre walked away for a variety of reasons...
Via The Sports Post
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Jones vs. Enzo Maccarinelli set for Dec 12th in Moscow; somehow for vacant cruiserweight title

Welsh star Enzo Maccarinelli will challenge American legend Roy Jones Jr. for the Vacant WBA Cruiserweight title on Saturday December 12 at the VTB Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia, televised exclusively live in the UK on BoxNation. Maccarinelli aims to become a three-time world champion at 200lbs by defeating Jones, a former five time and three weight-division world champion, who became...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Bugloini, Fedor Chudinov & trainers Steve Collins & Roy Jones discuss Saturday’s fight

Boxing greats Steve Collins and Roy Jones Jr. finally came head-to-head at today’s press conference for their fighters Frank Buglioni and Fedor Chudinov, and the legendary Irishman is certain his man will defeat the defending WBA titleholder from Russia this Saturday at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Former two-time and two-weight WBO World Champion Collins, who trains Buglioni alongside...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-heavyweight champ Roy Jones Jr. is granted Russian citizenship

MOSCOW -- Vladimir Putin has given Russian citizenship to former world heavyweight boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. A decree published on the Kremlin's website in the Russian president's name said the American, a four-weight champion once regarded by many as the world's best boxer, had been given Russian nationality. Jones asked Putin for citizenship in August over a cup of tea when...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Putin gives Roy Jones Jr. Russian citizenship

MOSCOW (AP) Vladimir Putin has given Russian citizenship to former world heavyweight boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. A decree published on the Kremlin's website in the Russian president's name said the American, a four-weight champion once regarded by many as the world's best boxer, had been given Russian nationality. Jones asked Putin for citizenship in August over a cup of tea when...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Collins to Roy Jones: After Buglioni knocks out Chudinov, we should share the ring

Irish boxing legend Steve Collins says he’ll fight rival Roy Jones Jr. in the ring if his charge Frank Buglioni finishes off Fedor Chudinov early in their showdown at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on Saturday September 26th. The former two division champion is fired up after it was revealed that Chudinov has brought in the services of the American great for his fight against Buglioni...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Jones training Fedor Chudinov as he preps for his own fight on Sept 12th

The legendary Roy Jones Jr. is now training Fedor Chudinov for his bout against Frank Buglioni on Saturday September 26th at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Jones is currently in Russia training Chudinov for his first defense of the belt that he won against Felix Sturm. Meanwhile, Jones is prepping himself for his own upcoming fight, held in the UK. The 46-year-old from Pensacola, Florida...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Tasif Khan added to undercard of Roy Jones fight Sept 12th

Bradford’s Tasif Khan is just over a week away from the biggest fight of his career to date, when he faces two time Commonwealth title challenger, Ghana’s Isaac Quaye, at the Aintree Equestrian Centre on Saturday, September 12th, as part of the event headlined by Roy Jones Jr’s first ever UK fight, against Tony Moran. Khan, who only returned to the fray, following a twenty...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

US boxer Roy Jones Jr. asks Putin for Russian citizenship over a cup of tea

  American former world boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russian citizenship over a cup of tea. Jones' promoter told the R-Sport news agency two years ago that the boxer wanted a Russian passport. During Wednesday's meeting, Putin wished Jones success doing business in Russia and the boxer responded that this would be easier if he had...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

US boxer Roy Jones Jr. asks Putin for Russian citizenship

MOSCOW (AP) American former world boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russian citizenship over a cup of tea. Jones' promoter told the R-Sport news agency two years ago that the boxer wanted a Russian passport. During Wednesday's meeting, Putin wished Jones success doing business in Russia and the boxer responded that this would be easier...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jones Jr. Wins By KO Tells Fans To Buy New Album

If you thought Roy Jones Jr. was planning on leaving the ring soon “you musta forgot“ what he said about capturing a cruiserweight title shot. On a weekend where long time cruiserweight champion, and intended Roy Jones Jr. target, Marco Huck was KO’d by Krzysztof Glowacki the future HOF (who refuses to let the clock start running) notched his 8th consecutive victory. Fighting...
Via BadCulture
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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
July 09, 2015  |  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.  
Via Undercard Superstar
May 12, 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
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