Tag Archives: Roy Jones Jr.

Could Deontay Wilder Be Successful as Cruiserweight?

In a recent Instagram post, WBC heavyweight title-holder Deontay Wilder said his long-range plan is to win a title in a second weight class, namely cruiserweight.

What’s Old is New Again. Bare-knuckle Boxing Resurfaces in Wyoming

On July 3, 1889, Governor Robert Lowry of the sovereign state of Mississippi placed a $1000 bounty on the heads of pugilists John L. Sullivan and Jake Kilrain in a futile attempt to prevent them from engaging in a bare-knuckle prizefight on Mississippi soil.

Roy Jones Jr. Says He Was Better Than Mayweather….and Roy’s Right!

Mayweather’s record, which isn’t hard to do, it’s more authentic to compare him to another pound for pound great from his era or slightly before it….Roy Jones.

Three Punch Combo: Roy Jones Jr.’s Most Scintillating Moment and More

On Thursday, Roy Jones Jr. has what he says will be his last professional fight when he faces journeyman Scott Sigmon in Jones’ hometown of Pensacola, FL.

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Tyson Starts the Year on a High Note and More

The Spit Bucket is your weekly source of random thoughts, opinions and comments about the Manly Art, compiled by TSS boxing writer Diego Morilla

Talking Shop With The Inimitable Roy Jones Jr.

Ya’ll musta forgot about Roy Jones Jr. I sure haven’t. Roy hasn’t either. Having chatted with him on the phone […]

Rigondeaux is the Better Boxer, but Lomachenko has all the Edges

Boxing is ending 2017, a terrific year already, with maybe the best confrontation of the year. That occurs this coming […]

They Said It….Dewdrops from 35 Years on the Boxing Beat

During a recent conversation I had with Randy Gordon, the ex-editor of The Ring magazine, ex-chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission and current

Can Bare-Knuckle Big Shot Bobby Gunn Muffle Musty Roy Jones Jr.?

“CELTIC WARRIOR” BOBBY GUNN — In the late 1980s, when a young, seemingly invincible Mike Tyson was widely recognized as […]

Comparing B-Hop and Roy Jones Jr.: The Tortoise and the Hare

HOPKINS AND JONES; THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE — This Saturday night, perhaps the most unique all-time great fighter in […]