Mike Tyson to make boxing comeback at 54 against Roy Jones Jr.

Boxing Jul 24, 2020

Mike Tyson to make boxing comeback at 54 against Roy Jones Jr.

Mike Tyson, the former world heavyweight champion who retired in 2005, said Thursday he will make a comeback at age 54, fighting Roy Jones Jr. on Sept. 12 in Los Angeles. On his Legends Only League website, Tyson announced the eight-round exhibition bout against Jones, ...

Mike Tyson back in shape, considering charity exhibitions

Boxing May 6, 2020

Mike Tyson back in shape, considering charity exhibitions

Mike Tyson's decision to return to training has been met with enthusiasm from fans and some fellow fighters after the release of a short video that shows the 53-year-old still has plenty of speed and power as he ponders boxing in exhibition bouts. The former ...

Experts decry bringing pro boxers to Rio

Olympics | OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK May 28, 2016

Experts decry bringing pro boxers to Rio

by Ed Odeven

Whether or not the International Boxing Association (AIBA) allows professional boxers to compete at the Olympics for the first time at the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Games, the idea has sparked widespread criticism. The sport's world governing body reportedly plans to finalize its decision on ...