Roy Jones Jr. Tickets for Sale

He's the type of athlete that comes to dominate a sport once a generation, and he's about to turn his attention to another type of competition -- and no, we're not talking cock fighting as he's already raised enough roosters to make Col. Sanders jealous -- we're talking the world of video games.

For a long time now Roy Jones, Jr. has been considered the best boxer in the world pound for pound. With his recent defeat of John Ruiz for the WBA heavyweight title, Jones silenced questions of whether he could compete at the next level. A many of many talents, Roy is also a rapper and an actor, with a part in the Matrix sequels. The charismatic and flamboyant Jones holds perhaps the best chance of bringing heavyweight boxing back to the sports forefront and allowing it to move into a true post-Tyson era.

Roy Jones Jr. is set for a rematch versus Antonio Tarver on May 15, 2004 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. This will be one exciting fight as many felt Roy looked old and beyond his prime in their previous controversial fight. Enjoy the fight!
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Roy Jones Jr. was born on January 16, 1969 in Pensacola, FL. He moves swiftly as if he was a welterweight. Roy Jones Jr. is known for his punching power and unorthodox action which allows his dominance in the ring. During his Middleweight and Light Heavyweight career, he pounded and beat great fighters such as Bernard Hopkins, James Toney, Virgil Hill, Lou Del Valle, Otis Grant, and Reggie Johnson.

Starting in the middleweight division, Jones has also won titles in the super middleweight and light heavyweight divisions. His journey through the weight classes culminated in his historic victory over belt-holder John Ruiz for a heavyweight championship title on March 1, 2003. He was voted the "Fighter of the Decade" in the 1990s by the Boxing Writers Association of America, and has been at the top of the rankings for virtually everyone's "pound-for-pound" listings for years. His ring record stands at 49-1, 38 KOs. He is presently world light heavyweight champion.

If the sport of boxing is the sweet science, then no fighter gives his fans more cavities than Roy Jones Jr. Long considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, Roy Jones Jr. at times seems so bored by the competition that he needs to find new ways to flash his brilliance across the squared-circle. From playing fifteen minutes in a professional basketball game to later that same night fighting in the main event and defeating future champ Eric Lucas to not only moving up in weight classes, but becoming the heavyweight champion, Roy Jones Jr. is to the sport of boxing what Michael Jordan is to the sport of basketball.