Russian and American boxer Roy Jones Jr. announced, ready to take part in a Boxing match against fighter of the mixed style (MMA) fighter Habib Nurmagomedov. His words are quoted “R-Sport”.
“If I’m not kidding when I say that could replace Floyd Mayweather and beat with Nurmagomedov? If this fight is under Boxing rules, then I see no problem with anyone I can fight. I like to enter the ring, let’s see how much money has brought the fight of Mayweather and McGregor, so why not?” — said the 50-year-old Jones.
He also said that he is ready to fight against the former champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) Vitor Belfort.
30-year-old Nurmagomedov challenged Mayweather after his victory over Irishman Conor McGregor on the UFC in the fall of 2018. In advance of the confrontation was widely discussed in the press and among the sports figures, but about holding the real fight the parties have not yet agreed.
Jones — the former absolute world champion on Boxing. The record of the American 66 wins (47 KOs). Jones only nine times inferior in the professional ring. As an Amateur boxer became the silver medalist of the Olympic games. In the fall of 2015, Jones is a citizen of Russia. In February 2018, the boxer ended his career.
Nurmagomedov, the current UFC champion in the lightweight division. On account of his 27 wins in 27 matches.
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