News | Dec 31 2017

Last fight for Roy Jones Jr at last

Roy Jones Jr will retire after February 8 farewell contest
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ROY JONES JR is going to have one more fight and retire. The 48-year-old legend will take on an opponent to be decided in a cruiserweight bout on February 8 at the Pensacola Bay Center in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida.

“You should call it my last day at the Bay,” Jones Jnr announced via social media. “It’s my last one for the Bayfront, Civic Center, Pensacola, Bayfront Arena, whatever you want to call it.

“So if you want to come to see my last day in Pensacola, be there Feb. 8. That’s my last one there.”