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Roy Jones Jr. Event in Krasnodar, Russia is Sold Out

By Alexey Sukachev

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. seems to be a mega-star in Russia even well past his fortieth birthday. According to Nikolay Baklanov, vice-president of Kirill Pchelnikov’s promotional company, his next fight against someone named Hani Atiyo (14-2, 10 KOs) of Egypt is already a huge sellout. Tickets for the fight, which will take place this coming Friday at Basket-Hall arena in Krasnodar, Russia, have been completely scooped up since last week.

Jones Jr. (58-8, 41 KOs) will risk his WBU strap in the main event of the Andrey Andreev’s memorial. In a co-feature, recent Boxcino participant Fedor Papazov (15-1, 10 KOs) will take on rugged Dominican upset artist Felix Lora (18-12-5, 9 KOs) in a scheduled ten-rounder.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by J Silky Slim Mo on 10-06-2014

Americans Musta Forgot!!!! RJ is that dude. Imagine if Jones lands a fight with any of the Cruiserweight Champs over seas. It would be HUGE!!!! Get Ya popcorn ready....RJ is coming for that CW Belt. Next on deck....any Cruiserweight Champ!…

Comment by beerbelly14 on 09-25-2014

Roy Jones Jr is a legend and his legacy will live on forever. He's loved everywhere. What a career.

Comment by larryxxx.. on 09-25-2014

[QUOTE=Ray*;14978645]Who would be policing NSB whilst he goes away fighting in Russia.[/QUOTE] LOL...answer the question REED

Comment by Deontay Wilder on 09-25-2014

Anyone here wanna fight Roy? Now's your chance, just fill out a pro license and get in a few wins.

Comment by Tyler_Durden on 09-25-2014

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