“Roy Jones Jr. will fight a fan in Phoenix!” the promo reel screamed, and that was just the main event to a bizarre card put on by URShow.tv last night in an online-only pay-per-view featuring MMA, pro wrestling, “grappling,” and boxing as called by an in-the-flesh Jim “J.R.” Ross.
Roy Jones Jr. has allegedly been sending dick pics to a female boxer named Stacy Reile. He appears to have done something to make Reile angry, because she spent the last few days slagging him on her Instagram page, and now nude photos of Roy Jones Jr. have leaked onto the internet.
Roy Jones Jr. was, at one time, the best boxer on Earth. That time has long since gone. But in his light-heavyweight non-title bout against Russian Denis Lebedev in Moscow today, Jones made it deep into the third minute of the 10th round. He was prevented from reaching the final bell, though.
Having tired of fighting Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis in court, Don King has set his sights on a new opponent – Delia Esquilín-Mendoza, the owner of a taco shop in Puerto Rico. On March 1 2003, Delia's Tacos intercepted a closed-circuit transmission of the Roy Jones Jr.- Jon Ruiz fight and deprived King of roughly zero…
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Boxing's popularity might be on the wane, to say the least (among white people, anyway), but Roy Jones Jr. is not afraid to be innovative. He's searching everywhere for an untapped base of fans, and he's even willing to join a frat to do it.
We know that the obvious death of boxing has been thoroughly documented and dissected, but we kind of think this pretty much pushes it into the kitsch category.