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Roy Jones Eyes Title Run: I Feel Like I'm 27, 28-Years-Old

By Yuri Tarantin

On December 21st in Moscow, former four division world champion  Roy Jones Jr. (56-8, 40KOs), 44-years-old, will take on 36-year-old Frenchman Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf (17-3-1, 8KOs). Jones, fighting in the cruiserweight division, says he doesn't have any plans to retire in the near future. Jones will return for the first time since the controversial June 2012 victory over Pawel Glazewski in Poland.

"I am delighted to be back in Russia. I hope to make history here again. I intend to win all of the titles. I'm back and I'm in good shape. I'm going to show some good boxing [in the ring]. I trained very well for this fight, because I'm always ready, I set out to win. I feel like I'm 27, 28-years-old, and I could box for 25 more years," Jones said.

Yuri Tarantin covers boxing for Allboxing.ru

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mathed on 12-19-2013

[QUOTE=Sugar Adam Ali;14053229]The muscle mass excuse can be used for the first tarver fight, but after that, he had plenty of time for tarver 2, glen, tarver 3, calzaghe, etc His muscle mass loss probably had alot to do with…

Comment by mathed on 12-19-2013

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;14050542]Come on, Roy!!! Snap out of it.[/QUOTE] WOW, no kidding. What the hell is up with Jones, man? He is completely out of touch with reality. Roy, you talk like you are 65 and look like a shell of a…

Comment by midnight_magic on 12-19-2013

RJJ has become a massive joke. Really you feel like you're in your 20's? You can't even speak a sentence without sluring your words to advertise your $5 Internet PPV's. Somone put this retard out of his misery already

Comment by - Ram Raid - on 12-19-2013

[QUOTE=Sugar Adam Ali;14053229]The muscle mass excuse can be used for the first tarver fight, but after that, he had plenty of time for tarver 2, glen, tarver 3, calzaghe, etc His muscle mass loss probably had alot to do with…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 12-19-2013

[QUOTE=- Ram Raid -;14053147]That really was the point that I was making. Regardless of fundamental technique both fighters became very vulnerable after stripping off lean body mass. So for me it isn't an issue of Roy not having the fundamentals…

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