Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Roy Jones Jr: 'I Don't Look 40, Hopkins Looks Like He's 52'

ROY JONES JR. MEDIA DAY QUOTES
From Pensacola, FL

Bernard Hopkins is a shark.  He’s a bottom feeder.  He’s catfish.  He’s waiting around for someone to die, then he’ll bight into it.  If something is dead, he’ll try to taste it.  If something is alive, he doesn’t want any part of it.  If something is close to dead he’ll try to eat it.
 
He wanted to wait until I was done.  He didn’t have anywhere else to go and now he thinks he’ll get his revenge and ride out into the sunset.  That’s the only way he is looking at it.  It won’t be happening that way but that is the plot.
 
You are going to see the same thing that happened last time.  The only difference is you’re going to see him go down this time.  I am too young to be messing around with a guy that old…and as cut as I am.  He can’t mess with me.  I don’t even look like I’m 40 yet and he looks like he’s 52.
 
He’s a crazy man.  That’s just the way he is, but I’m crazy too, just in a smarter way.  That’s how I beat him the first time and he knows it.
 
He’s thinking Roy’s finished and all I’ve got to do is catch him behind the head and I’ve got him.  He’s thinking “I’ll try to get inside, rough him up, hurt his shoulder, hurt his hands…try to physically hurt him so he can’t use both his hands on me.  The I’ll hit him behind the head and knock him out.”  That’s his whole game plan.  Take my shoulders out, hurt my elbows and hurt my hands then hit me behind my head to take me out…and that won’t be happening.  That’s all he has.  He doesn’t have anything else.
 
It will last until I’m ready turn the lights out.  When I hit the switch.  FLICK.  (singing) Turn out the lights and light a candle (laughing).

Tags:
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tampatrader0468 on 03-25-2010

I like what roy is doing to promote this fight, but he is going to be outclassed... Y'all must have forgot!!! No for real, bernard is too fast roy has lost his head movement and has lost some hand speed.…

Comment by Akucapri on 03-25-2010

Roys not even a shadow of his former self... that was like 5 years ago. Can't wait to see his rematches with Johnson, Tarver... Roy Jones reminds me of Leonardo Decaprio in shutter island. Who goes around like he's some…

Comment by gattigal on 03-25-2010

[quote=the impaler;7879279]roy had the reflexes of a 52 year old.[/quote] go tell roy that! :boxing:

Comment by Dynamite Kid on 03-24-2010

I think Roy looks older for his age than Hopkins does for his.

Comment by martin_1995 on 03-24-2010

plz Jones put this old guy to sleep. You're the best at the sport unfortunately got caught by a very very strong and young guy, noy hpopkins who doesn't have your skill or power. I bet $10000 on RJJ [email][email protected][/email]

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (47)
Top Headlines Dana White: May-Mac 'Biggest Fight Ever,' Will Break All Records McGregor To Malignaggi: Shut Up & Join the Queue to Fight Me! Video: Miguel Cotto Discusses His Long Career, More Mosley Explains That Botched Surgery Forced Retirement Decision Roach is Confident That Miguel Cotto Will Knock Kamegai Out Conor McGregor Reacts To Boxers Doing The 'McGregor Challenge' Photos: Miguel Cotto Putting in Work For Kamegai Showdown McGregor: Mayweather Fight Isn't a 'Black Versus White' Thing Ellerbe: Smaller Gloves Will Have Impact on Mayweather-McGregor Photos: Bryant Jennings, Gvozdyk, Shakur Stevenson - Workouts Photos: Terence Crawford, Julius Indongo - Putting in Work Terence Crawford Didn't Know Who Julius Indongo Was a Year Ago Frampton Reportedly Close To Parting Ways With Barry McGuigan Joseph Diaz vs. Jorge Lara in Play For Canelo-Golovkin Ellerbe Confident: Mayweather-McGregor Ends in KO, Likely Early Photos: Luis Nery Shocks Shinsuke Yamanaka For WBC Crown Yunier Dorticos vs. Dmitry Kudryashov - Ticket Information Michael Bisping Willing To Do 'Boxing Match' With Tony Bellew Mayweather vs. McGregor: NSAC Approves Use of 8-Ounce Gloves Mayweather-McGregor: Robert Byrd as Referee, Judges Selected Indongo in Great Shape For Crawford, No Issue With Weight Mayweather: I Won't Be Cautious, Fans Deserve a Blockbuster Michael Conlan Excited, Details a Very Active Fight Schedule Oscar Valdez Wants to Fight Winner of Santa-Cruz-Mares Rematch Abel Sanchez Has Seen 'Tremendous Improvement' In Canelo Crawford Would Favor Keith Thurman to Beat Errol Spence Frank Warren: Billy Joe Saunders is Back in Business! Luis Nery-Shinsuke Yamanaka: Post-Fight Report Card Anthony Mundine Very Serious About Rugby League Comeback Shane Mosley Retiring From Boxing, No Plans To Fight Again Mayweather Sr: Pacquiao Lost Legit, Horn Will Beat Him Worse! Malignaggi: McGregor Fans Adorable - Jump on His Every Word! Jeff Horn vs. Manny Pacquiao Rematch Inching Closer To a Deal Bryant Jennings Embraces Return: It’s Definitely Back To Business Mayweather Sr: Not Sure Floyd KO's McGregor Due To Hand Issue Showtime Start Legal War Over Mayweather-McGregor 'Streams' Joshua's Coach: 8-Ounce Won't Affect Mayweather vs. McGregor Kellerman: Even a 60-Year-Old Mayweather Beats McGregor News: Mason Menard, LaRon Mitchell, Boyd Melson, More Oscar Valdez Aims To Put on a Show in Homecoming Defense
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement