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Roy Jones Jr.

to Anderson Silva:


6/7/2013 3:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

060613_roy_jones_jr_launch​If Anderson Silva WANTS Roy Jones Jr., he's gonna GET Roy Jones Jr. -- 'cause RJJ tells TMZ he'll accept Spider's challenge to a boxing match ... but the clock's tickin'.

We spoke to the 44-year-old former boxing champ in L.A. this week ... who says he heard Silva loud and clear when Anderson told the New York Post about his dream to fight a "great champion" like Jones.

38-year-old Silva is currently under contract with the UFC ... but suggested that UFC honcho Dana White should strike a deal to make the fight happen.

As for Roy -- once considered the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet -- he tells TMZ, "I would love it ... Call me and we'll make that happen."

But Roy is concerned about his age -- and says if the fight is gonna happen, it's gotta happen ASAP -- in fact, Jones suggested the two get in the ring right after Silva fights Chris Weidman at UFC 162 on July 6.

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That will be probably the most boring fight in history. Both of these guys are masters at counter punching so it's gonna end up a stale mate.

481 days ago

John Wilkinson    


480 days ago

John Wilkinson    

boxing match? Anderson is in NOWHERESVILLE FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE if you are looking at this whole thing from a current perspective. "You never know..." but, -experience is worth a LOT remember what Roy done with Jeff Lacy? Lacy probably whip the ****-out of that AMA guy! Of course Roy isn't gonna beat him UFC-MA.

480 days ago


Well Roy J Jr is 6 yrs older than Silva,Now dunno if he is keeps himself in condition and training but if he is,there's no problem he would easily beat Silva in a Boxing match!Silva's strength is Muay Thai not Boxing.It's like putting David Beckham agait Barry Bonds see who's going to hit more homeruns.WTF is wrong with Anderson?Why don't he calls out the Klitschkos?If he wanna impress ppl?Same thing with calling out GSP he has 35 lbs on him,why not calling out Jony bones?He used to be my favourite fighter but **** he's just turning into an *******!

479 days ago
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