The boxing veterans, Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. are expecting to make their comeback in a ring on Sept. 12 in an eight-round exhibition in California.
Speaking with TMZ, Mike Tyson assure fans that the fight is real and not fun show because he returned in boxing with full strength.
He said, “Anybody who knows me, I don’t know how to [take my foot off the gas]. I just know one way of fighting and that’s just what it is.”
The 54-year-old is returning to boxing after retiment 15 years ago, he insists it is not for money but for charity because he’s dedicated his life to helping people.
The boxing legend admits he’s been through hell with cocaine, booze and weight issues — and is now a completely different person, focused on health and philanthropy.
The media also spoke with Roy Jones Jr. who retire in 2018, he said he is ready for the match but insists he’s got a huge conditioning advantage over Mike.
The 51-year-old said, “If he don’t kill quick, he’s got problems on his hands,” Roy tells TMZ Sports … “If he don’t get it quick, his ass belongs to me!”
“I know what it feels to go 8 rounds, he done forgo — y’all must’ve forgot — you heard me??!”
The event will be available on pay-per-view and on the social media platform, triller.” The event will include an undercard and live musical performances from top artists — and since Thriller is backed by big stars like Snoop, Lil Wayne, Future, The Weeknd, Pitbull, Marshmello and more.