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Roy Jones Jr. Reacts to Meeting Mike Tyson More Than a Year After Their Fight

The former pound-for-pound Roy Jones Jr. was recently caught with Mike Tyson. Though it is a rare sight, it happened and drew public attention to it. The last memory of them coming together was when they clashed in an exhibition bout in 2020.

It is always interesting to see the two legends in one camera frame. But it becomes more soothing when you discover the two are none other than the biggest superstars of boxing, Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.
Recently, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ crossed paths with the former four-weight division champ Jones Jr. at a boxing event in Las Vegas. However, the meeting of the two legends after a long layoff seems to have turned out to be an interesting one. Moreover, ‘Superman’ took a picture and shared it on Instagram.

The picture displayed the duo laughing while holding each other’s hand. Jones Jr. wrote in the caption, “Great night of fights last night in Las Vegas. @shadyboxing put on a show after a 2 year layoff. Another W for team RJJ! And I got to see my old buddy.”

Highlights of the fight between Roy Jones Jr. and Mike Tyson

Billed as ‘Lockdown Knockdown’ was a highly anticipated boxing matchup between former champions, Roy Jones Jr. and Mike Tyson. The pair squared off in the ring years after officially retiring from the sports.

The fight was live-streamed with no person in attendance. It did a record sale on pay-per-view. Both fighters delivered a phenomenal showdown at the combined age of 105. Tyson was an aggressor. His speed and footwork were phenomenal, whereas his opponent in the exhibition clash, Jones Jr. started slow and finished on a wonderful note.

The eight-round fight ended with a split draw, but it refreshed the memories of their fans who used to watch these fighters in their prime.

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