Staples center, la, California – In an exhibition bout between two legendary names, Mike Tyson (50-6, forty four KOs) fought Roy Jones Jr. (66-9, 47 KOs) to a disputed eight circular draw. (photos via Joe Scarnici/Getty photographs for Triller).
Most observers noticed Tyson as the clear choice winner.
The scores have been 76-seventy six for the draw by way of Christy Martin. seventy nine-73 for Tyson via Chad Dawson and eighty-seventy six for Jones via Vinny Paz.
the competition had modified rules, with two-minute rounds and gloves that have been higher than law.
Tyson, fifty four-years-historic and a former undisputed heavyweight champion, retired from the sport in 2005.
And Jones, 51-years-historic and a former four division champion, ultimate fought in early 2018.
Tyson changed into going after Jones, who become sticking and moving. There become loads of conserving with Jones getting hit to the physique when he would grab on. Tyson turned into throwing a lot of punches.
Jones continued to grasp regularly within the second, as Tyson changed into charging in with large shots. within the third, Tyson become attempting to find the huge shots with Jones nevertheless doing lots of conserving.
all through the fourth, Jones become damage from hooks to the physique, however managed to weather the storm. all over the fifth, Tyson persevered to join with the a lot greater shots. Jones appeared to be completely exhausted within the sixth as Tyson turned into doing most of the work.
Jones tried to let his arms go in the seventh, however Tyson got here lower back firing with challenging pictures the physique. greater protecting by using Jones in the eight, as Tyson turned into making an attempt to land whatever thing large and did many of the work.