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Mike Tyson return: Ex heavyweight champ to face Roy Jones Jr


ORLANDO – Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will take on light heavyweight legend Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition match on Sept. 12, Triller, a music media streaming app that will be involved with the event, announced on Thursday.

In addition to Triller, the fight will also be available on pay per view.

Event organizers have reserved the date at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., according to Yahoo Sports.

Tyson, 54, has been considering a comeback for several months. Videos have surfaced of a slimmed down Tyson training, with Tyson, who has been retired since being knocked out by journeyman Kevin McBride in 2005, suggesting he would be open to an exhibition match. Tyson has received several multimillion dollar offers in recent months, including one from Evander Holyfield, who fought Tyson in two notable fights in the 1990s.




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