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 Last update:  2/19/2014       Read more by TMZ         
   
Roy Jones Jr. Aims To Be Next Mayor of Pensacola
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By TMZ

Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr.'s career isn't over -- in fact, he tells TMZ Sports, he's officially taking a shot at a brand new title ... MAYOR.

45-year-old Jones -- the first former middleweight champion to win a heavyweight title in 106 years back in 2003 -- tells us, he plans to run for Mayor of his hometown Pensacola, Florida at the next election.

And he's serious too -- the HBO analyst says he's already prepared all the necessary paperwork ... and got TEN TIMES the required number of signatures to make himself eligible (nearly 5,000 to be exact).

As for his policies -- Jones says he wants to focus on children, telling us, "A lot of kids don't have proper leadership at home. I'm willing to try and be that person for them."

He adds, "I tell the kids, don't fight in the streets. Go into MMA, go into boxing. Do something that someone can be proud of you for."

Jones is confident he can win too -- "I've been opposed my whole life, and I've always won."

Can't argue with that.

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comment by Jloro, on 02-19-2014
[QUOTE=MoneyMay11]**** it. ROY JONES FOR PRESIDENT :usa2:[/QUOTE] we should really make that happen

comment by -MAKAVELLI-, on 02-19-2014
[QUOTE=Hougigo] As long as it gets you out of boxing. [/QUOTE] what this dude said

comment by MASTER1454, on 02-19-2014
Don't know how that's going to work since he's supposedly looking for a house in Russia......

comment by Calabis, on 02-19-2014
Ouch those speeches are going to be horrendous

comment by MoneyMay11, on 02-19-2014
Actually my boy from boot camp is from Pennsacola I'm going to tell him to vote if this does happen lol

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