Sport WBC announces new Frontline Battle Belt for Tyson-Jones fight

02:40  27 october  2020
02:40  27 october  2020 Source:   dazn.com

Mike Tyson appeared slow, exhausted, and unbothered during an interview with Piers Morgan on British TV

  Mike Tyson appeared slow, exhausted, and unbothered during an interview with Piers Morgan on British TV Tyson had little to say about Black Lives Matter or his relationship with Donald Trump, and seemed slow to respond to general questions about boxing.The former heavyweight world champion was asked about the Black Lives Matter movement and his relationship with US President Donald Trump, but said little during the chat show Tuesday.

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. has officially been moved to Nov. 28 -- with another former world "Given the enormous interest, the holiday weekend will make this historic battle an even bigger Triller is also officially announcing the addition of new undercard fights including Badou Jack vs. Blake

The fight , titled “ Frontline Battle ,” is the first event of a series produced under Mike Tyson ’s Legends Only League, a sports venture owned by Tyson and founding STX president Sophie Watts ’ Eros Innovations. The venture has partnered with Triller on all future boxing events.

When Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. meet next month, they will be fighting for a belt designed specifically for them.

The 54-year-old Tyson and 51-year-old Jones will fight on Nov. 28 as the pair come out of retirement. In Tyson’s case, he has not fought in 16 years, and the two have been back in the gym and the ring to prepare.

With the publicity surrounding the event, the WBC governing body has decided to create a belt to commemorate the fight. The WBC Frontline Battle Belt will be up for grabs when they finally meet.

In a press release, the WBC explained the scoring method, with former champions employed as judges for the exhibition fight.

The statement said: “WBC’s remote scoring system will be used to evaluate Tyson and Jones Jr.’s performance. Three champions will serve as the judges. Each round will be scored and announced to the public. California State Athletic Commission will oversee, regulate, and sanction.”

Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion of the world, aged 20, in 1986 and unified the IBF, WBA and WBC titles. Jones, meanwhile, has held titles in four different weight classes.

Report: Boxer Gervonta Davis involved in hit-and-run .
Several people suffered minor injuries in the crash, and one person was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Davis knocked out Leo Santa Cruz in the sixth round on Saturday night to retain his WBA regular lightweight title and win Santa Cruz’s WBA super junior lightweight title. Fliers that circulated on social media showed that a celebration was being held for Davis at a nightclub the night of the alleged hit-and-run.Davis was arrested back in February after turning himself in to face battery charges for an incident with his ex-girlfriend.

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