Boxing legend Mike Tyson returning to ring to fight Roy Jones Jr.

Posted at 11:45 AM, Jul 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 01:14:06-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The boxing legend and Las Vegas resident Mike Tyson isn’t just fighting sharks during the Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week this year, he is also stepping back into the ring.

Yahoo Sports has confirmed that 54-year-old Tyson and 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. will fight Sept. 12 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.

Tyson’s last fight was in June 2005 against Kevin McBride (he lost). Jones last fought in February 2018.

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Tyson has started a new venture titled Legends Only League.

The purpose of the league is to bring back legends of all sports.

Tyson is inviting legends of all sports to join him in the league. He has not specified how they will compete.