Mike Tyson’s highly anticipated return to the ring against fellow legend Roy Jones Jr. will be shown live in the UK exclusively on BT Sport Box Office. Tyson, the former undisputed heavyweight world champion and the youngest man ever to win a heavyweight world title, will take on former four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr.
The exhibition match, presented by Triller, will take place in LA with YouTuber Jake Paul and former NBA star Nate Robinson, Badou Jack and Blake McKernon, Viddal Riley and Rashad Coulter who will fight in the build-up to Tyson v Jones Jr.
Tyson is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time, having won his first nineteen professional bouts by knockout, and becoming the first heavyweight to unify the WBA, WBC and IBF titles in 1987. His opponent, Roy Jones Jr., made history himself in 2003, when he won the WBA heavyweight belt, becoming the first former middleweight champion to do so in 106 years.
BT Sport will live stream the Mike Tyson v Roy Jones Jr. press conference on Thursday 29th October at 6pm on the BT Sport YouTube channel. The press conference will give media the opportunity to interview both the former heavyweight world champions on their upcoming fight with Jake Paul and Nate Robinson also scheduled to appear.
The fight is the first event of a series of live sporting events produced under Mike Tyson’s Legends Only League, a next-generation sports venture that provides full support and infrastructure to the world’s greatest athletes.
Saturday 28th November will be an action-packed night of for boxing fans, kicking off with a BT Sport Fight Night headlined by Daniel Dubois v Joe Joyce available for BT Sport subscribers, followed by the highly anticipated return of Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr on BT Sport Box Office.