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Roy Jones Jr. Admits Retirement Could Be Very Close

By Luke Furman

According to former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. (55-8, 40 KOs), there might be two fights left in his career. The 43-year-old boxer, who won titles at middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight, is looking to accomplish one more goal - winning the cruiserweight title.

On Saturday night in Lodz, Poland - Jones will face undefeated contender Pawel Glazewski (17-0, 4 KOs). If Jones wins on Saturday, there is a pre-fight agreement to face WBC cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (46-2-1, 33KOs) in the fall.

If he manages to capture the WBC championship, he admits his career might finally be over and he might finally head to retirement.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jack Napier on 06-30-2012

Roy's been retired for yrs...he just doesn't know it :nonono:

Comment by Achille on 06-30-2012

Check out this 14 minute interview with RJJ talking about Tarver being on steroids, his past plans, future plans. Darius M., Gerald Mccullen etc.

Comment by Michael Paine on 06-30-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12292292]the 1 wordthat sticks out is Might...he can b another Holyfield...if he hand picks guys he thinks he can beat, like DLH & Hopkins did he'll b around 2 more yrs...[/QUOTE] He's been hand picking guys and still getting beat…

Comment by Michael Paine on 06-30-2012

People seeking him out for interviews are feeding his delusion that he's still relevant.

Comment by Ivansmamma on 06-30-2012

Roy looked bad in his last fight against a nobody who been retired for two years. He also looked like he had changed his style a bit, not one leaping left hook in the entire fight. Hope he dosen't get…

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