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 Last update:  6/26/2012       Read more by Luke Furman         
   
Roy Jones: I Don't Care Who I Fight, Even Andrew Golota!
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By Luke Furman

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. (55-8, 40KOs) could care less about Saturday's opponent at the Atlas Arena in Lodz, Poland. As BoxingScene.com/Bokser.org reported last week, the scheduled opponent Dawid Kostecki (39-1, 25 KOs) was arrested for being the ringleader of a criminal organization. Jones will now likely face light heavyweight contender Pawel Glazewski (17-0, 4 KOs). But the American veteran is willing to fight any live body that is placed in front of him this weekend.

Glazewski, who was already in shape, accepted the fight and starting working out a strategy days ago. In a show of good will, Jones plans to visit Kostecki in jail.

"When I agreed to fly to Poland and fight, I was serious. It does not matter whether the opponent is Glażewski, Kostecki, or even Andrew Golota. I'm coming out to the ring to fight and win. I had no hesitation about participating in this event. Kostecki is the main reason why I flew to Poland. He found himself in trouble and it wouldn't be right to turn our backs on him. I realize that staying in jail is a hard thing, but to fight with Roy Jones is an even bigger nightmare," Jones said.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

Tags: Roy Jones Jr , Jones-Kostecki , Jones vs Kostecki , Dawid Kostecki


 

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comment by prophetstylez, on 06-29-2012
Roy retire please!!!

comment by valero, on 06-28-2012
So it's the WBC belt Roy's after? ****. Wlodarczyk hits pretty hard and is a tough bastard. I can't remember even one time that he was knocked down in his fights. Roy's gonna have a helluva time trying to get that belt. I wish he'd go for IBO or something else.

comment by Achille, on 06-28-2012
Interview with Tom Yankello.

comment by Alx., on 06-27-2012
so he's calling out golota now lol

comment by jray100k, on 06-27-2012
RJ is not broke...this guy just enjoys fighting. The last two times Jones went overseas to fight, he made approximately 4 million dollars for the Green fight and probably near the same against Lebedev. So, I bet he's making at least 1 to 2 million or more for this fight against Glazewski. Plus th...

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