Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. will battle next month and now there are additional stakes to the contest because the winning will be awarded the WBC Frontline Battle Belt.
Ariel Helwani of ESPN tweeted the news, while also showing a pic of the belt:
Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr will be competing for the WBC Frontline Battle Belt, I’m told. Here’s a pic of said belt, created just for them.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) October 26, 2020
They meet on 11/28. pic.twitter.com/CFwYAUMry9
Helwani also revealed that the fight will be judges via the WBC’s remote scoring system and three champions, who are unnamed at this point, will serve as the judges. The scores for each round will get announced to the general public and the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) will oversee the event.
The fighters have also volunteered to be drug tested via the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA).
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. takes place on Saturday, November 28 from the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California with Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. headlining.
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