Mike Tyson to Fight Roy Jones Jr. in an 8 Round Exhibition Match in September

Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr.?!

For quite some time many people have been speculating if Mike Tyson would step into the ring again. Recently the legendary boxer has been posting some incredible training videos on social media. The training clips showed Mike Tyson at his most beautifully vicious best, rattling off powerful combinations on the mitts.

With so many different training videos showcasing his undiminished skills, the question has become: will Mike Tyson going to fight again?

It appears that we finally have our answer.

According to multiple sources, Mike Tyson will be battling former pound-for-pound great Roy Jones Jr. in an 8 round exhibition match in September. Roy Jones Jr. posted the news on his Instagram about the upcoming bout.

The two signed a bout agreement solidifying the fight.

 

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This comes as a major shock. While speculation of a Tyson return was hanging in the air, no one anticipated that his opponent would be Roy Jones Jr.

While many anticipated a third showdown between Tyson and old rival Evander Holyfield, this bout brings its own level intrigue.

If Mike Tyson looks impressive would you want to see a third fight with Evander Holyfield?

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Managing Editor at Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. Check out his YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.

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Managing editor of Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. He has been writing about bodybuilding, combat sports, and strength sports for over 8 years. Check out his YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.