Mike Tyson demonstrated age has not robbed him of his capacity as the previous heavyweight champion, in his widely anticipated return to the ring, ruled Roy Jones Jr. in a fight on Saturday in Los Angeles that was shockingly ruled a draw.
While there were no official judges to score the 8 round challenge between two of boxing’s untouched greats, both more than 50, and no official victor, the (WBC) World Boxing Council set up a bunch of judges that distantly scored the bout.
The 54-year old Tyson said of the limited rounds that, “I’m accustomed to doing it for three minutes, occasionally, that 2 minutes felt like 3 minutes. I’m fortunate I got this under my range to continue doing this and go ahead.”
For fifteen years Tyson was removed from his shameful defeat to Kevin McBride. That was the last professional game of Mike’s career. He came out terminating and was in charge of the match the entire time.
Jones Jr, 51, was the more exhausted of the two players however figured out how to quit slacking in the later rounds enough to acquire the success on one scorecard, Tyson took the second, and the third was declared a draw.
At the point when the last bell rang, the two players shared an embrace. “The body shots certainly caused significant damage,” said Jones Jr. a previous world champion who played his last professional match in 2018. “The body shots definitely make you fatigued.”
The two fighters were introduced by incredible ring commentator Micheal Buffer, who conveyed his famous “We should get ready to rumble” inside the Staples Centre, which was drained of fans given the pandemic.”
After the battle, Tyson, who was before the most dreaded contender on earth, shot down any thought of making a come back to professional boxing.