Big boxing event on Saturday. Some big names in that headline bout, that's for sure.

Let's take a closer look.

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.: How to watch the exhibition fight https://sports.yahoo.com/how-to-watch-mike-tyson-roy-jones-jr-fight-pay-per-view-051633699.html

At the 1988 Games in Seoul, talented US teenager Roy Jones Jr. should've won the Olympic Gold medal, but it was awarded to native South Korean Park Si-Hun.

He controversially beat Roy Jones Jr. for Olympic gold. He wishes he had silver. https://olympics.nbcsports.com/2020/08/11/roy-jones-jr-olympic-upset-boxing/

Roy Jones Jr.

He would go on to be one of the best pro boxers ever, starting his career 49-1. Like many boxers though, he stayed in the game too long at the end.

His last pro bout was in 2018.

Roy Jones Jr Highlights (Greatest Hits)


October 31, 2015

"Jones announced that he is ready to go to Grozny [Chechnya] to discuss the details w/ Kadyrov. In addition, he expressed readiness to join the party 'United Russia'..."

Roy Jones Jr. wants to meet w/ Kadyrov | Vestnik Kavkaza https://vestnikkavkaza.net/news/Roy-Jones-Jr-wants-to-meet-with-Kadyrov.html


March 13, 2018

"According to the six-time world champion in four weight classes, Putin represents masculinity, machismo, and is a man of his word.”

Roy Jones Jr claims Putin is ‘misunderstood’ https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2018/3/13/17109944/boxing-legend-roy-jones-jr-claims-putin-misunderstood-russian-elections-news


Roy Jones Jr. describing Vladimir Putin:

“To me, he is a man’s man. He does taekwondo, Aikido — things that men love. That is just who he is. And he is a man of his word."

RJJ: From boxing legend to Russian propagandist https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2020/7/30/21346688/roy-jones-jr-boxing-legend-russia-propaganda-mouthpiece-putin-politics-news

July 2018

"...he also discussed other controversies outside the ring, namely his love of cock-fighting, [which] is banned in Ireland & in all 50 states in the US..."

ROY JONES JR ENDS INTERVIEW ABRUPTLY AFTER VEHEMENT DEFENCE OF COCK-FIGHTING https://www.otbsports.com/videos/roy-jones-jr-interview-237912


"On the world's geopolitical stage, he's best known for intolerance to opposition and minorities, which manifests in brutal governing tactics."

Ramzan Kadyrov: The Most Dangerous Man in MMA Is Not a Fighter


Iron Mike releasing peace doves w/ Solntsevskaya Bratva mobsters:

"During his stay in Moscow, the famous boxer accepted an invitation from Russian *philanthropists* & *entrepreneurs* Sergei Mikhailov & Viktor Averin."

Встречи с Майком Тайсоном


Mikhailov and Averin are close associates of Russian Mob 'boss of bosses' Semion Mogilevich. Mikhailov is reported to have been a founding member of the criminal organization.
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