Tyson vs Jones Jr Info
Mike Tyson will square off against Roy Jones Jr on Saturday 28th November 2020 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
The fight will take place over 8 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
This fight will appear on the undercard of Badou Jack's and Blake McKernan's clash.
Tyson vs Jones Jr stats
Mike Tyson steps into the ring with a record of 50 wins and 6 loses, 44 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Roy Jones Jr will make his way to the ring with a record of 66 wins and 9 loses, with 47 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Tyson has advantage in power over Jones Jr, with a 88% knock out percentage over Jones Jr's 71%.
Mike Tyson is the older man by 3 years, at 54 years old.
Jones Jr has a height advantage of 1 inch over Tyson. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Mike Tyson & Roy Jones Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.
Tyson is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 1985, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Jones Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 1989. He has fought 280 less professional rounds, 215 to Jones Jr's 495.
Tyson vs Jones Jr form
Mike Tyson has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Kevin McBride on 11th June 2005 by in the 6th round at MCI Center, District of Columbia, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Danny Williams on 30th July 2004 by knockout in the 4th round at Freedom Hall State Fairground, Kentucky.
Going into that contest, he had won against Clifford Etienne on 22nd February 2003 by knockout in the 1st round at The Pyramid, Tennessee.
Before that, he had lost to Lennox Lewis on 8th June 2002 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at The Pyramid, Tennessee.
He had beat Brian Nielsen on 13th October 2001 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Jones Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Scott Sigmon on 8th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Civic Center, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Bobby Gunn on 17th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Chase Center, Delaware.
Going into that contest, he had won against Rodney Moore on 13th August 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pensacola Bay Center, Florida.
Before that, he had defeated Vyron Phillips on 20th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Celebrity Theater, Arizona.
He had been beaten by Enzo Maccarinelli on 12th December 2015 by knockout in the 4th round at VTB Arena, Moscow, Russia.
In terms of recent activity, Roy Jones Jr has been fighting more than Mike Tyson.
Mike Tyson last fought 15 years 3 months and 16 days ago, while Roy Jones Jr's last outing was 2 years 7 months and 19 days ago.
Tyson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years 7 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.
Jones Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time does Tyson vs Jones Jr start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which is around 4:00 am GMT in the UK.