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Roy Jones Jr to fight in Liverpool

Stephen Vaughan Jr. announced earlier today that 5 Division World Champion Roy Jones Jr. will be coming to Liverpool, England to headline his upcoming event at the Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool on Saturday 12th September 2015.

Was Roy Jones JR. the best ever at 168 pounds?

Who was the best 168 pound boxer since the inception of the weight class in 1984. Many will favor Joe Calzaghe because of his numerous title defenses. It would be hard not to say Leonard or Hearns as their classic battle at 168 lbs. ended in a controversial draw. Really neither boxer spent a lot of time in this weight class to make a major impact. Well for my money I feel the most formidable super middleweight titleholder was Roy Jones Jr. In the two years he held the crown he made six successful defenses, all by knockout.

Roy won the title by defeating unbeaten James Toney. This much anticipated Super Bout took place on November 18, 1994. Toney had won the title in 1993 with an impressive stoppage of Iran Barkley. Entering the Las Vegas ring to face Jones, Toney sported a 44-0-2 record. The fight wasn’t even close. Jones scored a flash knockdown over Toney in the third round. Roy then proceeded to walk off with the title by scores of 119-108, 118-109 and 117-111.

Roy Jones Jr gets the Victory in Latvia

Boxing Icon Roy Jones Jr., was in action at the Kipsala Exhibition Centre, Riga, Latvia in a contest for the World Boxing Union (German Version) cruiserweight title. His opponent England’s Courtney Fry.

Roy Jones Jr gets the Victory in Latvia

Boxing Icon Roy Jones Jr., was in action at the Kipsala Exhibition Centre, Riga, Latvia in a contest for the World Boxing Union (German Version) cruiserweight title. His opponent England’s Courtney Fry.

Roy Jones Jr gets the Victory in Latvia

Boxing Icon Roy Jones Jr., was in action at the Kipsala Exhibition Centre, Riga, Latvia in a contest for the World Boxing Union (German Version) cruiserweight title. His opponent England’s Courtney Fry.

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