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Roy Jones Jr. Ready To Accept Anderson Silva Challenge

By TMZ

​If Anderson Silva WANTS Roy Jones Jr., he's gonna GET Roy Jones Jr. -- 'cause RJJ tells TMZ he'll accept Spider's challenge to a boxing match ... but the clock's tickin'.

We spoke to the 44-year-old former boxing champ in L.A. this week ... who says he heard Silva loud and clear when Anderson told the New York Post about his dream to fight a "great champion" like Jones.

38-year-old Silva is currently under contract with the UFC ... but suggested that UFC honcho Dana White should strike a deal to make the fight happen.

As for Roy -- once considered the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet -- he tells TMZ, "I would love it ... Call me and we'll make that happen."

But Roy is concerned about his age -- and says if the fight is gonna happen, it's gotta happen ASAP -- in fact, Jones suggested the two get in the ring right after Silva fights Chris Weidman at UFC 162 on July 6.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BROOKLYN CESAR on 10-16-2013

Roy still has enough for silva to it interesting but silva would have to be favoured tho!!

Comment by dirty fingers on 10-16-2013

I'd rather have Kimbo vs. Roy Jones. Now that's a fight.

Comment by DeadLikeMe on 10-16-2013

[QUOTE=Davis40;13455371]Why dont the spider fight Bhop instead? That way the old man can finally win by stoppage[/QUOTE]Because as soon as it went to the ground BHop would end up raping him...literally.

Comment by Kakutogi-Gumi on 10-16-2013

[QUOTE=The Surgeon;13455207]Why Roy Jones? Why an old washed up guy who cant hold a shot no mo? Why not fight a young Lion in his prime like Ward? Or better yet stick to your own sport and fight Bones its…

Comment by BrushMyCage on 06-08-2013

[QUOTE=Silky_Smooth;13454196][IMG]http://assets0.ordienetworks.com/images/GifGuide/michael_scott/The-Office-gifs-the-office-14948948-240-196.gif[/IMG][/QUOTE] I love that scene.

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