Nov. 28, 2020, 7:04 p.m.
New Delhi (Anish Yande): The former professional boxer Mike Tyson is stepping into the ring once again in a match against Roy Jones Jr. The Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr match would be an eight-round exhibition match to be held in Los Angeles. Check here for all the details on where and how to watch the Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr match.
Where to Watch the Fight:
The fight would be taking place on November 29th, 2020 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In Indian Time, the fight between Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr would be starting at 7.30 IST.
The fight, however, would not be broadcast on TV, DTH, or OTT services in India. Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr is exclusive to Triller, American social networking and video hosting and making platform. Users can purchase the pay-per-view for the boxing match on the app.
There is also an alternative on Book My Show, where users can book tickets for online viewing for Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr.
Rules for the Match:
The match stipulations are a departure from traditional boxing rules.
The boxers would be having 12-ounce boxing gloves, with weight reduced from 20 ounces. There would be no headgear for the boxers.
The rounds would be of two minutes only in the eight-round match. There would be no knockouts or scoring by judges.
The California State Athletic Commission had sanctioned the match between Mike Tyson and Ray Jones Jr. The boxers are undergoing stringent drug testing under the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association.
According to the World Boxing Council, there are plans to award both the boxers belts after the match. The match would have no declared winner.
The opening fight would be a fight between YouTuber Jake Paul and American pro basketball player Nate Robinson. The fights between Badou Jack and Blake McKernan and Viddal Ridley versus Rashal Coulter shall follow before the Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr match-up.
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