Veteran boxer Roy Jones Jr. is eyeing a return to the ring on July 4. The former champion across four divisions stated that he is looking to fight on the American holiday, possibly against Marco Huck, champion in the cruiserweight division.
"I might be fighting in Phoenix, Arizona, on July 4,” Jones told fighthype.com. Many of you may not know this but Jones, has be very active & on a seven-fight win streak. He fought twice this year against Paul Vazquez winning by TKO & defeating Willie Williams by TKO both fights took place in the same month.
Huck (38-2-1, 26 knockouts) has lost just one fight in the cruiserweight division. His other loss came in heavyweight bout against Alexander Povetkin in 2012 and has not lost a bout since that defeat. Huck’s last fight came against Mirko Larghetti on Aug. 8, 2014 when he won via a 12-round unanimous decision.
In his prime, Jones was one of the most popular and renowned fighters in the sport. At the age of 45 you have to questions what his motives are.