SHOWS: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES. (NOVEMBER 27, 2020)(TRILLER-Broadcasters: NO ARCHIVE. NO RESALES Digital: NO ARCHIVE. NO RESALES)
1. WIDE SHOT OF STAGE
2. ROY JONES JR WEIGHS IN AT 210 POUNDS.
3. MIKE TYSON WEIGHS IN AT 220 POUNDS
4. FACE OFF BETWEEN THE TWO FIGHTERS
STORY: Two boxing legends tipped the scales on Friday (November 27) as former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's weigh-ed in for his exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. Tyson weighed in at 220 pounds and Jones Jr at a lighter 210 pounds. The fight had been pushed back to Nov. 28 from Sept. 12, because Tyson's camp felt they could maximize revenue by rescheduling, according to a report in Ring Magazine.The eight-round fight, which will be part of a three-hour pay per view event shown on virtual social media and music platform Triller, will take place at the Staples Center.Tyson teased fans about a possible return in May when the 54-year-old posted videos of himself training. The 51-year-old Jones, who has simultaneously held a record seven belts, last fought in 2018.
Tyson has not fought since a loss to Kevin McBride in 2005. Internet star Jake Paul, wearing a Super Saiyan wig, also weighed in for his fight against former NBA point guard and slam dunk contest winner Nate Robinson. The two are scheduled for a six round bout on the fights undercard.
- RJJ. He was the first former middle weight champion to win a heavyweight title in 106 years. Roy Jones Jr on the scale. 210 even for Superman. 210 even.
220.4 Was that correct? 220.4 for Tyson. 220.4 for Tyson.
This is-- that's got to be one of the greatest face offs you'll ever see in the history of boxing. Iron Mike Tyson. Superman Roy Jones Jr. This is the one we've all been waiting for, one of the most anticipated match ups in the history of boxing. Too many world titles to mention. And they will go at it tomorrow night, live from Los Angeles, California. Tyson on Triller.com.
- Two of the greatest of all time right there.