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Roy Jones on Fury Fight: I Know How To Beat a Big Dude!

Text by Edward Chaykovsky, Interview by Chris Robinson

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. (57-8, 40 KO’s) has no problem with facing heavyweight banger Tyson Fury (21-0, 15KOs) - if the money is right.

Fury, standing at 6'9, called out several potential opponents on the social networks. Unexpectedly, he called out Jones, who hasn't fought at the heavyweight limit since a 2003 decision win over John Ruiz to capture the WBA heavyweight crown. It was Jones' first and only appearance as a heavyweight. Lately the 43-year-old has been fighting one division below Fury, as a cruiserweight.

"People think because he beat Cunningham, that he should have a chance to beat me. Taking nothing away from Cunningham, but I'm a different animal. For me, he's so big that why should I take that kind of risk for nothing. If it's the right kind of money... although I would like to go perform once in England before I retire. I would love that and he would be a good opportunity, and he would get the juices flowing because he's such a big dude that he's dangerous," Jones said.

"I'm smart enough to know when it's not a good situation. Unless it was big money, like it was with John Ruiz, that was a good situation for me. But if we fought at the O2 Arena before 25,000 people and the money was going to be phenomenal and I was going to be guaranteed a certain amount of money upfront. Now he's going to get my mind start thinking. I know how to beat a big dude and I've did it before."  

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Slip Stream on 01-03-2014

[QUOTE=SlickRickman;14092451][/QUOTE] For the fans that have followed Roy his whole career those shots of him getting flattened are disconcerting. Once Roy's reflexes abandoned him he was…

Comment by Respect Power on 01-03-2014

ohhh Roy !!!!!

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 01-02-2014

Fury would pound roy into the canvas like a hammer pounds a nail

Comment by techliam on 01-02-2014

Roy has a better chance of beating Wilder... He may be old and chinny, but Roy can still move a little bit. I'm pretty sure that alone makes a Wilder fight 50/50

Comment by LoadedWraps on 01-02-2014

[QUOTE=Fantastic One;14093221]But they'll watch Hopkins fight guys 2+ divisions lower. Not hard to see why.[/QUOTE] Exactly. It's pathetic.

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