Hopkins collapsed to his knees in his dressing room, drained from a brutal fight and exhausted by the end of his 17-year wait for revenge against Jones. [143][144] Jones announced Scott Sigmon (30-11-1, 16 KOs) as his opponent for the 10 round bout.

ROY JONES JR'S EARLY YEARS Jones Jr. was born into a family with a little boxing history as his father Roy Jones Sr, who was a war veteran, also fought in the middleweight boxing category. Lebedev had just come off a controversial split decision loss to Marco Huck.

Jones made his first attempt at a world title on May 22, 1993.

[101] In a statement following the fight, Smoger said, "I didn't stop the fight because there were only a matter of seconds remaining in the fight and it seemed that Roy was pretending, trying to trick his opponent.

She was set to attend Florida State University and become a lawyer back then.

Fierce. The year 2000 began with Jones easily beating the hard-punching David Telesco via a 12-round decision on January 15, at Radio City Music Hall to retain his titles.

The exact timeline of their relationship is not known. Jones ended 2000 with a 10-round stoppage of undefeated Eric Harding in New Orleans. In the post fight, Jones and Gunn both embraced. After Natlyn decided to forgo her law career, she focused on her children and her husband’s rising career.

Jones was a solid 3-to-1 favorite.... My deepest condolences go out to the Ledderman family.

Moore did not fight between 2005 and 2012 and has lost nine consecutive fights, although only one of them came by knockout.

Marv Albert, calling the bout on American television for NBC, reported that two judges from Communist countries, Hungary and the Soviet Union, scored the bout in favor of Jones, while those from Morocco and Uruguay favored Park. Jones Jr. schooled Benmakhlouf throughout the fight, which was stipulated as a “winner takes all” bout with...... 43-year old Roy Jones Jr. won a ten-round split decision over previously unbeaten yet unheralded Pawel Glazewski in his native Poland.

Retained WBA and WBC light heavyweight titles; Retained WBA and WBC light heavyweight titles. Sheika had previously defeated Glen Johnson, who had knocked out Jones in 2004 and came into this fight having lost six of his last ten bouts. Retained WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, IBO, WBF (Federation), IBA, and. Jones was heavily favored to win, but Tarver knocked him down at 1:31 of the second round.

Jones scored a flash knockdown in the third round with a leaping left hook after goading Toney by imitating a fighting cock. However, Jones failed to capitalize on the knock down. On November 18, 1994, Jones was set to face undefeated IBF super middleweight Champion James Toney, who was ranked highly in the "pound for pound" rankings. Kelly went down and was counted out. Both Jones and Griffin earned a $1.5 million purse.

[14][15], In 1995, Jones defended his super middleweight title successfully multiple times. In 1999 he became the undisputed light heavyweight champion by unifying the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles.

Toney was undefeated after 46 bouts and was rated the best in the world at 168 lbs.

As a professional he has captured numerous championships in the Middleweight, Super middleweight, Light heavyweight and Heavyweight divisions. ", "Reading Eagle - Google News Archive Search", "Will He Be A Tyson Chicken?

She passed away in 2007, leaving behind her husband and daughter. [133] In October, Jones stated his intentions to continue fighting on and not retiring from the sport.[134]. "[136][137] At the official weigh-in Jones came in 199 pounds and Gunn weighed in lighter at 197.4 pounds. Jones' style often saw him with his hands down and relying on head movement to evade his opponent's punches. In the post-fight interview, he said, "I knew Scott was tough, I knew Scott was game and I knew Scott would keep coming. [34][35] Jones followed that with a win against WBA light heavyweight champion Lou Del Valle, by a decision in 12 on July 18, to unify the WBC and WBA belts. [85][86], In December 2009, Roy Jones was set to face Australian boxer Danny Green in Sydney, Australia. ... Used to think about killin' myself anyway.

[89] Though Jones' rematch with Hopkins looked to be in trouble following Jones' loss, the two sides would officially come to an agreement in February 2010 for an April 3 bout.

The controversy arose when Lebedev punched Jones, when it was, to some, clear that Jones was not responsive and was out on his feet. The reason for this is that the trophy is being awarded by the AIBA, an organization not directly connected with the Olympic authorities. Hanshaw was ranked 11th by the IBF at super middleweight. But towards his own son he was merciless, driving Roy Jr. to the brink of exhaustion, screaming at him in front of all the other fighters and assaulting him. HBO cited his reported lack of commitment to attending the network's production meetings.

He also rarely led with the jab and instead was known for leading with leaping left hooks or the right cross. But because of him, nothing bothers me. However, I don't make excuses, but last week I tore my biceps in my left arm again and I refused to pull out. Jones landed 254 of 535 punches (47%) throughout the 12 rounds and McCallum connected on 209 of 651 (32%) Jones was soon upgraded to full champion by the WBC when former titlist Fabrice Tiozzo moved up to cruiserweight. [127] The fight took place at the VTB Ice Palace in Moscow. About being married to a boxer, Natlyn said, “marrying a professional athlete, you have to know what you’re marrying into. Jones was guaranteed $10 million against 60% of the profits. The final punch put Jones out cold on the canvas and he did not regain his senses for more than 5 minutes amid active medical help. "[155], On August 19, 2015, Roy Jones Jr. met with Vladimir Putin in Sevastopol, Crimea, to ask for dual Russian-American citizenship. He then defeated Bryant Brannon in a round two TKO. Jones was ahead on all three judges scorecards (117-110, 119-108 & 118-109). Jones had to climb off the canvas for the first time in his career, as he was dropped in round eight, but continued to outbox Del Valle throughout the rest of the fight and gained a unanimous decision. The bout was fought at a catchweight of 170 lbs.

Roy Jones Jr. is currently married to the love of his life, Natlyn Jones and has three children together. 12 Knockout Promotions tried to secure a temporary release for Kostecki but were unsuccessful. Pazienza was credited with throwing five punches and landing zero. On September 25, 2004, Jones attempted to win the IBF light heavyweight title from Glen Johnson in a match in Memphis, Tennessee. Roy Jr. lived in constant fear of his father's verbal and physical violence against him.

Referee Ingo Barrabas waved off the fight in what was Jones' 9th career defeat, the 5th by KO. [82] The fight was the main event of a pay-per-view titled "March Badness", which included both boxing and mixed martial arts matches.

An official IOC investigation ending in 1997 found that, although the offending judges had been wined and dined by South Korean organisers, there was no evidence of corruption in the boxing events in Seoul. [51][52][53][54], On May 15, 2004, Jones faced Tarver in a rematch.

Roy Jones Sr. fought Marvin Hagler on June 10, 1977 (which happened to be Hagler's 36th pro fight,) on the undercard of the Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Vinnie DeBarros fight. "[139][140] Jones later told On The Ropes Boxing Radio, "Yeah I think it's my last year in boxing, and I tell people all the time."

The album, Body Head Bangerz: Volume One, featured B.G., Juvenile, Bun B of UGK, Petey Pablo, Lil' Flip and Mike Jones among others.

For his next fight, he fought another future world champion, Thulane "Sugar Boy" Malinga, in a non-title affair.
Jones scored a knockdown just before the bell at the end of round 10. [19][20][21], In 1996, Jones maintained his winning ways, defeating Merqui Sosa by knockout in two and future world champion Eric Lucas in round 11.

... Getting' hurt or dyin' might've been better than the life I was livin'.

[104][105] The three judges scored the bout all in Jones' favour (100-90, 100-90 & 99-91). The fight headlined the "Island Fights 38" card, an ongoing series that combines boxing matches and MMA bouts on the same show. Jones reportedly fractured his wrist a few weeks before this fight and fought almost exclusively one-handed.
[91] Jones entered with a record of 5-5 in his previous ten bouts dating back to May 2004 whilst Hopkins came in 4-1 since June 2006. Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, U.S. Their names are Roy Jones III, De Andre Jones and DeShaun Jones. Dropped, Edges Glazewski in Tough Win", "Jones In Line For Title Shot, Open To Glazewski Rematch", "Roy Jones Jr. Faces Benmakhlouf on Dec. 21 in Moscow", "Roy Jones vs. Benmakhlouf Will Be "Winner Takes All, "Roy Jones Jr. def. He is the only boxer in history to start his career as a junior middleweight, and go on to win a heavyweight title.

Roy Sr. did everything possible to expand the program and help more kids. Lakiha Spicer Wiki – Facts to Know about Mike Tyson’s Wife, Charlie Zelenoff – Facts about the Russian-American Boxer, Emma Turner Wiki: Facts about Andrew Schulz’s Fiancee, Elizabeth Kartchner Wiki: Facts about Collin Kartchner’s Wife, Alaina Anderson Wiki: Facts about Derrick Rose’s Wife, Molly Holm Wiki: Facts about Blake Mycoskie’s Relationship, Katie Scully Wiki: Facts about C-SPAN Journalist, Steve Scully’s Wife, Abby Phillip’s Husband’s Bio: Facts about Marcus Richardson, DeAndre Jones, DeShaun Jones, Roy Jones III, Geneva Booker Washington, Nathaniel Washington. His skill so dwarfs that of his nearest ranked opposition ... that providing competitive opponents is a more challenging dilemma than the fights themselves." He would welcome a fourth bout with Tarver or another duel with Johnson. [72] Jones won the fight by scores of 117–109 and 116–110 (twice).

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In the 2nd round Calzaghe began to control the action and dominated Jones throughout the remainder of the fight.

[90], Roy Jones Jr. and Bernard Hopkins (50-5-1, 32 KOs) met in a rematch bout, on April 3, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, 17 years after their first fight. Natlyn’s mother worked with the local school district for over three decades. Jones last fought in Pensacola in March 2015, when he knocked out Paul Vasquez in the first round.

However, Calzaghe claimed injury to his right hand in training, so the fight had to be postponed a couple of weeks, with November 8 being set as the new date. Jones then followed with a defense against Otis Grant. Phillips, who fought in his first boxing match, was 5-3 in MMA bouts and 6-1 as an amateur boxer.

Jones was known for his unique and unorthodox fighting style that defied many of boxing's oldest traditions.

He'd pull up in his truck and start lookin' for something I'd done wrong. Come February 17th, I am going to shock the world again.

It's my last one for the bayfront ... Civic Center, Pensacola, Bayfront Arena, whatever you want to call it.

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