Claimed to be Russian Roy Jones ended his career


Roy Constato: Grigory Sysoev / RIA Novosti

American boxer Roy Jones, have Russian citizenship, has spent the last fight in his career. About it reports TASS.

The match against American Scott Sigmon was held in the hometown of Jones Pensacola and ended in the victory 49-year-old boxer via unanimous decision.

The victory allowed the athlete to win the title of world champion of the world Boxing Union (WBU) in the weight category up to 90.71 kg.

In October 2017, the boxer, congratulating the birthday of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, declared themselves Russian. The athlete also thanked the politician for a Russian passport, which he received in September 2015.

Jones — world’s first boxer, who became world champion in four weight categories (up to 72.6 kg to 76.2 kg, up 79,38 kg, and heavyweight). Just on account of his 66 wins (47 KOs) and 9 losses. 31-year-old Sigmon suffered a 12th defeat at 30 victories and one draw.

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