History | Jan 19 2018

On This Day: Fading greats Roy Jones Jnr and Felix Trinidad collide in New York

Roy Jones briefly revitalised career by defeating the comebacking Felix Trinidad, writes Matt Bevan
Roy Jones Felix Trinidad
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ON This Day in 2008 the great Puerto Rican Felix “Tito” Trinidad entered the ring in for the last time in a losing effort to Roy Jones Jnr.

Trinidad, a three-weight world champion who was inducted into the Hall of Fame last year, was widely outpointed by Jones in his final fight at his home away from home, Madison Square Garden, losing 119-107, 116-110 and 116-110 on all three scorecards.

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