No matter if you savored Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. and all the hoopla encompassing it or not, you’ll have to get made use of to viewing much more of it close to. Experiences have the PPV event earning stacks of cash. And even before Tyson proved he’s nonetheless a main box office environment draw, there have been options to parlay this exhibition bout into a typical series of gatherings dubbed Mike Tyson’s Legends League.
Soon after their bout was declared a attract, Tyson explained he’d combat yet again shortly, and Roy Jones Jr. would be on the undercard. One evident opponent for Jones Jr. is former UFC champ Anderson Silva, who was lately introduced from the advertising. For many years Silva and Jones Jr. tried out to make a boxing bout come about within the confines of “The Spider’s” UFC agreement, but it hardly ever arrived with each other. Now the only point potentially halting the combat is the perception that Silva is totally and completely shot as a competitor.
Dana White definitely pushed that viewpoint pursuing Silva’s previous defeat to Uriah Corridor in excess of Halloween weekend. And he was equally dismissive when a reporter asked him if he’d be intrigued in co-endorsing a boxing bout amongst Jones Jr. and Silva.
“To my main, I am a combat lover,” White claimed. “And I actually believe that the fight enterprise is for youthful men. It’s not for old guys. I get that there is even now some name value out there and you can go out and you can make some income. But when you’re a battle admirer I want to see the very best in the world, the most effective up and coming young ones, the ideal in the environment. I want to see these guys struggle and I want to see who is the baddest motherf**ker in the entire world in each individual division. As a battle supporter that is who I am and that sort of things does not interest me.”
“Anderson Silva had his working day,” he continued. “Roy Jones Jr. had his working day. Today is not their working day. It’s just not. These younger guys that you noticed fight tonight are the foreseeable future. These are the up and coming, and this is what I’m fascinated in. This is what I like to do. I could sit listed here all f**king night and look at young children that fought tonight battle, which is what I enjoy to do. That’s just not really what I do. There is other folks out there that do that, a great deal of people today that do the aged guy things. I don’t do the old man stuff.”