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Former Champion Mike Tyson to Make Boxing Comeback at 54 against Roy Jones

Former Champion Mike Tyson to Make Boxing Comeback at 54 against Roy Jones

On his Legends Only League website, Tyson announced the bout against Jones, a 51-year-old fighter who briefly held the heavyweight title and has fought consistently into his 50s.

Mike Tyson, the former world heavyweight champion who retired in 2005, said Thursday he will make a comeback at age 54, fighting Roy Jones Jr. on September 12 in Los Angeles.

On his Legends Only League website, Tyson announced the bout against Jones, a 51-year-old fighter who briefly held the heavyweight title and has fought consistently into his 50s.

"It's just going to be amazing," Tyson said.

first published:July 23, 2020, 22:37 IST