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Roy Jones Jr.

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Boxer Roy Jones Jr. is from Pensacola, FL and was born on January 16, 1969. He’s won titles in various divisions—Middleweight, Super middleweight, Light heavyweight and Heavyweight. Jones made history when he won the WBA heavyweight title, becoming the first former middleweight champion to win a Heavyweight title in 106 years. The Boxing Writers Association of America named him “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990s. Jones won a silver medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics as a member of Team USA and began boxing professionally on May 6, 1989. Jones’ son, Roy Jones III, is a standout high school basketball player in Florida.

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Roy Jones Jr. Says Floyd Mayweather's Gonna Beat Tenshin's Ass

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Floyd's Gonna Beat Tenshin's Ass

Zero and none -- those are the chances Tenshin Nasukawa has to beat Floyd Mayweather when they square off on New Year's Eve ... according to Roy Jones Jr.  "He's not gonna lose the fight."… READ MORE >

Roy Jones Jr. Spoke with Michael B. Jordan About Boxing Match

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Spoke with Michael B. Jordan ... About Boxing Match

Bad news everyone ... Roy Jones Jr. and Michael B. Jordan have finally talked -- and it looks like they WON'T be getting in the ring for a real-life boxing match.  Remember, Michael B.… READ MORE >

- 7 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. Would 'Beat the Sh*t' Outta Michael B. Jordan, Says D.L. Hughley

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Warns Michael B. Jordan ... Roy Jones Would 'Beat the Sh*t' Outta You!

D.L. Hughley is a HUGE boxing fan -- so, when he saw the clip where Michael B. Jordan said he could hold his own in the ring with Roy Jones Jr., D.L. had some thoughts ...  "Roy Jones Jr.… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Michael B. Jordan Gets His Wish, Roy Jones Jr. Wants to Fight Him

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Roy Jones Jr. Issues Clap Back ... I'll Bust Your Ass, Kid

Michael B. Jordan's mouth might've written a check that his ass can't cash ... 'cause Roy Jones Jr. says he heard MBJ say he could beat Roy, and now he wants him to prove it in the ring. In case… READ MORE >

- 25 days ago
Michael B. Jordan Wants to Box Roy Jones Jr. After Training for 'Creed II'

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I Wanna Box Roy Jones Jr. 'Creed' Got Me Ready To Fight!!!

Michael B. Jordan is itching to step into the ring with former heavyweight champ Roy Jones Jr. ... because his insane training regimen for  "Creed II" has Michael feeling… READ MORE >

- 27 days ago
Antonio Tarver Arrested for Domestic Battery, Fought Stepson

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Arrested for Domestic Battery ... Fought Stepson

11:13 AM PT -- We've obtained the 911 calls from the incident ... and Tarver can be heard asking to have Aziya escorted off his property before the alleged scuffle breaks out. A neighbor also… READ MORE >

- 121 days ago
Anderson Silva Blames Tainted Supplements For Positive Steroids Test

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Blames Steroids Test On Tainted Supplements

UFC legend Anderson Silva is still adamant he never knowingly used steroids -- but says if the positive test results are accurate, the only explanation is "contaminated supplements." Silva tested… READ MORE >

- 297 days ago
Roy Jones Jr.: I'm the Tom Brady of Boxing, Here's Why

Roy Jones Jr.
I'm the Tom Brady of Boxing ... Here's Why

The Tom Brady of boxing is Roy Jones Jr. -- so says Roy Jones Jr. ... who broke down why he and Tom stand out among the G.O.A.T.s in their respective sports. "You have to be able to rate… READ MORE >

- 315 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. Says He's Fighting Anderson Silva If Dana White Signs Off

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Close to Fighting Anderson Silva ... Just Needs Dana's OK

Roy Jones Jr. says a super-fight between him and Anderson Silva is ON ... as soon as they get Dana White's blessing.  RJJ tells TMZ Sports he's already met with Anderson, and… READ MORE >

- 327 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. Praises Jake LaMotta, 'Top 10 Boxer Of All Time'

Roy Jones Jr.
Praises Jake LaMotta 'Top 10 Boxer Of All Time'

Roy Jones Jr. says Jake LaMotta is one of the 10 greatest fighters EVER -- and says the late, great boxer had a very real impact on his own legendary career.  "He taught me that no matter… READ MORE >

- 450 days ago
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