Roy Jones Jr. As a professional he has captured numerous championships in the Middleweight, Super middleweight, Light heavyweight and Heavyweight divisions. He is the only boxer in history to start his career as a junior middleweight, and go on to win a heavyweight title.
Steve Bunce: Jones will be 49 when fights in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida, in February and having his 75th professional fight. New year and the same lunacy from a fighter chasing something they clearly lost a dozen or more years ago in a business that never fully closes its door on fallen stars. Jones will be 49 when fights in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida, in February and having his 75th professional fight.
In his prime Roy Jones Jr. His otherworldly speed, reflexes and superior ability helped him procure world titles in four weight classes, and he was the first man in over years to win a world title at middleweight and heavyweight. Jones was born in Pensacola, Florida, and began boxing at a young age.
Roy Jones, Jr. As a professional, he has captured numerous world titles in the middleweightsuper middleweightlight heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. Jones left his mark in boxing history when he won the WBA Heavyweight title, becoming the first former middleweight champion to win a heavyweight title in years.
The Pensacola Phenom born as Roy Jones would go on to become one of the greastest fighters of all time. His start in the Olympics began in the early 80s, and as an amateur he was arguably the most entertaining young man there ever was. Jones had superior technique and speed to near everyone he faced on the way up to the pros, and every movement and punch had intention.
I then understood that I had to be accountable for everything I did. I had to adjust to authority. My determination took off, giving me the support I never had before.
Jones dominated from start to finish, but Park was awarded a decision win. Kasule called the bout a draw,but awarded the gold medal to Park for "aggressiveness," though the South Korean had spent most of the fight in retreat. After the bout, Larbi allegedly said: "The American won easily.
Roy Levesta Jones Jr. As an amateur he represented the United States at the Summer Olympicswinning a silver medal in the junior middleweight division after one of the most controversial decisions in boxing history. Jones is considered by many to be one of the best boxers of all time, pound for poundand left his mark in the sport's history when he won the WBA heavyweight title inbecoming the first former middleweight champion to win a heavyweight title in years. During his prime, Jones was known for possessing exceptional hand speed, athleticism, movement and reflexes.
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