Last Updated on Monday, 16 May 2011 13:49
Written by Alexander Zammit
Monday, 16 May 2011 13:38
Roy Jones Jr was a guest on Russian Prime Time TV – a week before his fight against Denis Lebedev, which is set for May 22 at the Sport Complex Krylatskoe, Moscow.
At the age of 42 Jones is a former A six-time world champion boxer in four different weight classes, a boxing promoter, a minor league pro basketball player, a recording artist, a music manager, and a television and motion picture actor. He hasn’t fought since he lost on points to Bernard Hopkins in April 2010.
Lebedev aged 31 is 11 years younger than Jones. His lost his challenge for the WBO cruiserweight title on a split decision to Marco Huck of Germany, in December last year. It was his first defeat in 22 professional fights.