Fightful Boxing Newsletter (2/8): WBSS, Future Of Boxing In 2020 Olympics, Top Rank, Roy Jones Jr.

Boxing had perhaps one of its busiest weeks in some weeks with an ESPN boxing card and a World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight semifinal matchup that dominated the fight slate of this past weekend.

Over the course of late last week, rumors started to circulate around the possibility of Floyd Mayweather fighting in the UFC or at least in a mixed martial arts fight after Mayweather posted a video of him entering an MMA cage. It’s hard to know whether or not this was a simple video sent in jest to get a reaction from the public (which it has) or another hint that he’s not done fighting.

But Mayweather is not the only former pound-for-pound king that will engage in what is perceived to be his last boxing fight as of late. Roy Jones Jr., in his prime arguably one of the five or ten greatest boxers of all time, will be fighting for the last time of his long career in Pensacola, Florida on February 8. 

All this and more is discussed on this week's Fightful Boxing Newsletter,

Fightful Boxing Newsletter (2/8) Table Of Contents:

  1. IOC Threatens To Take Boxing Out Of 2020 Olympics (Page 2)
  2. Floyd Mayweather To MMA? (Page 3)
  3. Weekend Recap: ESPN (Page 4)
  4. Weekend Recap: WBSS Semifinals (Page 5)
  5. Weekend Recap: Okolie vs. Chamberlain (Page 6)
  6. KSI vs. Joe Weller Fight: Social Media's Impact On Boxing Today (Page 7)
  7. Results From The World Of Boxing (Page 8)
  8. Fightful Boxing Rankings (Pages 9-10)
  9. News And Notes From The World Of Boxing (Page 11)
  10. Roy Jones Jr. Retirement Fight (Page 12)

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