Gennady Golovkin scored another victory with his signing of Nike’s Jordan Brand on Tuesday, joining Andre Ward and Roy Jones Jr. as the only boxers to do so.
Roy Jones Jr. stopped Vyron Phillips in front of a sparse crowd at Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona and an online pay-per-view audience on Sunday.
Roy Jones Jr. is fighting on PPV tonight but he’s not facing a boxer on HBO or Showtime. He’s fighting on a streaming service against an MMA fighter in an unusual event.
The Arizona State Boxing & MMA Commission licensed Roy Jones Jr. and Vyron Phillips Friday, clearing the way for Sunday’s online pay-per-view card.
Bernard Hopkins spoke about covering this weekend’s HBO show in Washington, D.C., and about increasing his commentating duties as his boxing career winds down.