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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. 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 >

Fat Joe Says Roy Jones Wanted To Kick His Ass Over Rap Line

Fat Joe
Roy Jones Almost Kicked My Ass ... Over Rap Line

Here's Fat Joe telling TMZ Sports about the time he almost got the HELL KICKED OUTTA HIM by Roy Jones Jr. ... and it was all over one of Joe's most favorite rap lines. You might remember Ja… READ MORE >

- 82 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. Says Conor McGregor Could Damage Boxing

Roy Jones Jr.
Conor McGregor Could Hurt Boxing

Roy Jones Jr. says Oscar De La Hoya is kinda right ... the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight could seriously damage boxing -- if Conor wins. Long story short, Roy says the only way Conor wins… READ MORE >

- 106 days ago
Roy Jones Jr: I Don't Cockfight Anymore ... My Roosters Are Boxing Trainers Now! (VIDEO)

Roy Jones Jr:
I Don't Cockfight Anymore My Roosters Are Boxing Trainers Now!

Roy Jones Jr. says he's NO LONGER in the cockfighting game -- telling TMZ Sports his roosters are now used to train human fighters ... instead of feathered ones.  READ MORE >

- 173 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. Says His Son Will Make The NBA (VIDEO)

Roy Jones Jr.
My Son Will Go Pro One Day ... In The NBA!!!

Another Roy Jones will be dominating professional sports very soon ... except it won't be in boxing, and he won't be Jr., 'cause this RJ will be tearing up the NBA, according to his dad. His dad… READ MORE >

- 181 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. -- Gone Fishin' ... But I Ain't Done Boxing (PHOTO)

Roy Jones Jr.
Gone Fishin' ... But I Ain't Done Boxing

Roy Jones Jr. has a message for the boxing world ... I AIN'T DONE JUST YET!! Less than a month after tearing his right bicep fighting Rodney Moore -- and saying the injury may end his career… READ MORE >

- 383 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. -- I'm Glad My Kid Picked Hoops ... Boxing's Too Dangerous (VIDEO)

Roy Jones Jr.
I'm Glad My Kid Picked Hoops ... Boxing's Too Dangerous

Roy Jones Jr. says he's super stoked his kid is an elite athlete ... and even happier it's not in boxing ... 'cause according to Roy the sweet science is too dangerous and cutthroat for his… READ MORE >

- 417 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. -- My Kid's A Total Knockout ... On The Hoops Court (VIDEO)

Roy Jones Jr.
My Kid's A Total Knockout ... On The Hoops Court

Here's video of Roy Jones Jr.'s kid, Roy III, using his dad-given athletic ability ... but NOT in a boxing ring ... 'cause it turns out the kid is an absolute terror on the hoops court.… READ MORE >

- 418 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. -- Considering 5-Fight Farewell Tour ... 'I Wanna Retire This Year' (VIDEO)

Roy Jones Jr.
Considering 5-Fight Farewell Tour ... 'I Wanna Retire This Year'

47-year-old Roy Jones Jr. says he's finally ready to hang 'em up ... but he wants to go out by flooring 5 more fighters.  The boxing legend tells TMZ Sports he was inspired by the way Kobe… READ MORE >

- 433 days ago
Roy Jones Jr. -- Draymond Would Beat Up LeBron ... 'He's More of a Fighter'

Roy Jones Jr.
Draymond Would Beat Up LeBron ... 'He's More of a Fighter'

Roy Jones Jr. isn't just a great boxer -- but he's also a pretty knowledgeable fight analyst ... so, we had to ask ... who would win in a Draymond Green vs. LeBron James throwdown?? You gotta… READ MORE >

- 469 days ago
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