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Mike Tyson set make boxing comeback aged 54 v Roy Jones Jr

Mike Tyson will return to boxing for an exhibition bout against four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr on 12 September. The 54-year-old has not fought since 2005, while his 51-year-old opponent hung up his gloves in 2018.

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The bout will have special rules and both fighters will wear 12oz gloves that are usually reserved for training, but there are still safety concerns given the age of both competitors and Tyson’s time away from the ring. 

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    thousand points of light

    david wasn't african.

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    My money on Roy

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    Heard of Tyson's fight to be for charity. Wonder how much is for charity? Can't imagine these two fighting for free.

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