Mike Tyson's epic comeback fight with Roy Jones gets November 28 date

Mike Tyson's epic comeback fight with Roy Jones gets November 28 date

- Mike Tyson's anticipated clash with Roy Jones Jr, has been pushed forward

- The fight will now hold on November 28, instead of September 12, in California

- Tyson last stepped in the squared-circle in 2005 while Jones was in 2018

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Mike Tyson's clash with former Roy Jones Jnr, has been postponed from September 12, to November 28.

According to American news media outlet The Ring, the match was pushed back in a bid to increase revenue.

The former undisputed heavyweight champion Tyson will be making a huge comeback in Carson, California after 15 years he last stepped into the ring.

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The head of the California State Athletic Commission Andy Foster has said that he expects the clash between Tyson and former light heavyweight champion Jones to be a sparring session.

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But 51-year-old Jones had insisted that he will keep up his guard as if it was a real fight because he is smaller in size than Iron Mike.

"It's a sparring session, but I'm taking no chances because I'm the small guy here," Jones told Yahoo.

"Andy Foster can't control Mike once Mike gets in the ring. I've got to defend myself like I'm in a real fight. If Mike goes out there and decides to start hammering, what am I supposed to do, look at Andy?

"Hell no! I've got to defend myself and get back in it. I have heard what Andy Foster said, but I also know what Mike said. I have to get myself ready for whatever Mike may bring. I have to be ready for war."

The Baddest Man on the Planet lost to Kevin McBride when he last fought in the ring in 2015 while Jones defeated Scott Sigmon in 2018.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Mike Tyson has once again shown he is ready to return into the rings as he released more footage of himself in a ferocious training session in the gym.

He has continued to train ahead of his potential heavyweight return and the former undisputed heavyweight champion appears to be in frightening form in the gym.

Mike Tyson may be in his 50s, but the self-proclaimed 'Baddest Man on the Planet' still packs a ferocious punch.

Legit.ng also reported that Boxing legend Mike Tyson has insisted he had the capacity to beat anybody during his prime in the sport.

The 53-year-old hanged his gloves in 2005, about the same time Wladimir Klitschko became unstoppable in the heavyweight division.

According to Sport Bible, the 44-year-old Ukrainian maintain an unbeaten status from October 2004 to November 2015 when he lost to Tyson Fury at the Esprit Arena, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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