Official Trailer Released For Mike Tyson Vs Roy Jones Jr
By Mike Parrott
The official trailer for the return of Mike Tyson has been released and it's definitely worth a watch.
Tyson is ready to lace up his boxing gloves again after 15 years out of the sport. He will take on 51-year-old former multiple world champion Roy Jones Jr after back-to-back defeats to Danny Williams and Kevin McBride.
The 54-year-old will face Jones Jr in an eight-round exhibition match and just hours after the fight was announced, an official trailer was released on Tyson's Twitter account with the caption: "I. AM. BACK."
Take a look at the trailer below. Goosebumps!
I. AM. BACK. #legendsonlyleague. September 12th vs @RealRoyJonesJr on #Triller and PPV #frontlinebattle @TysonLeague pic.twitter.com/eksSfdjDzK
- Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) July 23, 2020
With a combined 116 wins and 91 knockouts between the two, the return for both legends is incredibly exciting.
Jones Jr said he sees himself as David in this 'David vs Goliath' fight while Tyson came off as ready and aggressive saying he's going to "kick his ass".
TMZ reports that the exhibition mega-bout is pencilled in for 12th September and is being called 'Frontline Battle.'
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According to a press release, fans will be able to tune in for the exhibition event from 9:00pm ET on pay-per-view.
The PPV bout will be streamed on Triller, with the multi-media platform also receiving exclusive streaming rights to a 10-part series revolving around the fight.
Big news: @MikeTyson is coming back. He will fight @RealRoyJonesJr in an eight-round exhibition match. Heard there will be boxer vs MMA fighters on undercard. Looks like it will be in Cali. Don't have the date yet.
- Kevin Iole (@KevinI) July 23, 2020
The event is scheduled to be a three-hour-long live show and will also include "iconic musical performances."
The exhibition fight will be the first event held under the 'Legends Only League' brand, which is a collaboration between Tyson and Eros Innovations.
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