Motivated Mike Tyson loses 45kg for comeback fight against Roy Jones Jr

Israel Adesanya Will Be In The Commentary Booth For Tyson vs. Jones Jr.

The oddsmakers certainly agree, with Mike Tyson being a -200 favorite less than a week out from the fight according to this Tyson vs Jones betting lines article at SportsBetListings.com.

Not only is it an exhibition (the fighters will use heavily padded gloves and the referee is prepared for a quick stoppage if someone looks hurt), but Tyson even admitted he's looking to play it safe by trying to win on the judges' scorecards.

UFC Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will be putting his commentary chops to the test during the upcoming bout of two of Boxing's greatest, Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.

'I became a vegan, ' Tyson said, adding, 'my wife [Lakiha Spicer] told me to get on the treadmill.


"I had to lose 100 pounds", Mike recalled. He's handling the discipline side of things just fine, he said, but acknowledged that "what I don't like about it is that without cannabis, I just get mean". "But other than that I've always done this my whole career".

"Mike Tyson, I think can roll back the clock for 5-10 seconds, twice a round maybe", Haye told Seconds Out.

Tyson competed from 1985 to 2005. "I know fighting, I know boxing, and I've studied Tyson and Roy Jones". Tyson and Jones Jr. are expected to make the walk around 11pm. "He can see what's coming, and he should be able to see Mike Tyson's shots coming because he is a lot older and slower". Tune in Saturday to reminisce about the careers of Iron Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.

Jones, meanwhile, has fought competitively as recently as 2018, beating Scott Sigmon by unanimous decision in 2018 at age 49.

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