November 30, 2020 (NYC)-Mike Tyson took on Roy Jones, Jr on Saturday November 28, 2020 for a historic fight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Taekwondo Life Magazine covered the entire event; from the press junkets prior to the fight, the weigh-in, the match, and post-fight analysis. This episode provides a look at this long awaited event, a break down of the judge’s scorecards, and final decision in this match up. This recap of the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr fight also appears on our You Tube Channel.
Mike Tyson was the youngest heavyweight champion in the history of the sport. Roy Jones Jr. was a former US Boxing Olympian, having made his debut at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, where Taekwondo first got its chance to be featured as a demonstration sport. It was the same 1988 Olympics where Taekwondoist, Herb Perez, earned a Gold Medal for the United States.
Tyson has been out of commission for 15 years. Jones retired more than 2 years ago. These men were on a course to fight in the 1990’s but circumstances did not allow it. Now they meet, in combat, 3 decades lates. Both men are in their 50’s, but this didn’t stop this event from being the largest Pay Per View event in the history of sports.
Hear Marc Zirogiannis’ Recap of the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones, Jr. fight and what is to come:
Here is a look at the Final Scorecard:
Here is the breakdown of the statistics for the fight: