Roy Levesta Jones Jr., expertly known as Roy Jones Jr. is an American born Russian previous fighter, boxing analyst, boxing coach, rapper, and entertainer. Roy Jones Jr. was a functioning fighter from 1989 to 2018 and is viewed as perhaps the best fighter ever. During his expert boxing vocation, he held middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight, and heavyweight titles. He turned into the undisputed light heavyweight champion in 1999 and brought together the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles.
He won a silver award at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and 1986 Moscow Goodwill Games. Prior to retirement, he accumulated a record of 66 successes out of 75 expert battles. He won 47 of his battles through knockout.
|Celebrated Name||Roy Jones Jr|
|Nick Name||Junior, Superman, RJ, Captain Hook|
|Birth Name||Roy Levesta Jones Jr|
|Birth Nation||United States|
|Place Of Birth||Pensacola, Florida|
|Father||Roy Jones Sr.|
|Career Start||Started Professional Boxing Career in 1999.|
|Title Won||WBA, WBC, IBF in middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight, heavyweight|
|Awards||Fighter of the Year (World Boxing Hall of Fame) in 2003.|
|Son||Roy Jones III, De Andre, DeShaun|
|Height||1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Source of Wealth||Earned as a professional boxer (now retired), boxing trainer, boxing commentator, acting, and rapping.|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Roy Jones Jr. was born on 16 January 1969. His original name was Roy Levesta Jones Jr. His origin is in Pensacola, Florida in the United States. He holds both American and Russian citizenship. He was conceded Russian citizenship after he met Vladimir Putin in 2015. Consequently, he is of American just as Russian ethnicity.
He was born to a dad, Roy Jones Sr., and a mother, Carole Jones. He comes from a boxing family. His dad, a Vietnam war veteran, was a middleweight fighter.
Roy Jones Jr. won the 1984 United States National Junior Olympics in the 119 lbs (54 kg) weight division.
He won the 1987 United States National Golden Gloves in the 139 lbs (63 kg) in the 139 lbs (63 kg) division.
He won the 1987 United States National Golden Gloves in the 156 lbs (71 kg) division.
He won the silver decoration in the 156-pound weight class at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. He was the most youthful individual from the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team. It was quite possibly the most dubious last ever. The debate in the match drove Olympic coordinators to set up another scoring framework for Olympic boxing.
As a novice, he finished his vocation with a 121-13 record.
Roy Jones Jr. turned proficient in 1989. Prior to turning proficient, he had effectively battled with a few expert fighters.
He made his expert boxing debut taking Ricky Randall out on 6 May 1989.
He aggregated a record of 15-0 preceding taking out previous World Welterweight Champion Jorge Vaca on 10 January 1992.
He won his first title, IBF middleweight title overcoming Bernard Hopkins by consistent choice on 22 May 1993.
Jones then, at that point won the IBF super-middleweight Championship overcoming undefeated IBF super-middleweight champion James Toney on 18 November 1994. Jones won the title by consistent choice.
He then, at that point won his next title, Interim WBC Light Heavyweight title in November 1996 after he crushed previous three-weight best on the planet, Mike McCallum, by means of a shutout choice. He was in the long run made full hero. He procured $2.8 million from his battle against McCallum.
Jones endured his first expert misfortune in 1997 when he lost to Montell Griffin through preclusion. Jones handily took out Griffin in a rematch.
He bound together his WBC and WBA title in the wake of overcoming WBA light heavyweight champion, Lou Del Valle in 1998.
He turned into the undisputed light heavyweight champion in 1999 subsequent to overcoming IBF champion Reggie Johnson. He likewise turned into the principal fighter since 1983 to bind together the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles.
He turned into the main previous middleweight champion to win a Heavyweight title in 106 years after he crushed John Ruiz for the WBA Heavyweight title on 1 March 2003.
Jones got back to the light heavyweight division and held the WBA (Super), IBO and The Ring Light Heavyweight Championships overcoming Antonio Tarver on 8 November 2003. He likewise won the Tarver’s WBC title.
His destruction began in 2004 after he lost against Antonio Tarver in May 2004, Glen Johnson in September 2004, and Antonio Tarver in October 2005.
Roy Jones Jr. turned into the undisputed light heavyweight champion by binding together the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles in 1999.
Following his misfortune to Tarver, he continued his analysis obligations for HBO World Championship Boxing. Notwithstanding, HBO let him go because of his absence of responsibility in January 2006.
Jones got back to winning after he crushed Prince Badi Ajamu on 29 July 2006 to win the WBO NABO light heavyweight title.
He then, at that point crushed Anthony Hanshaw on 14 July 2007 to win the empty International Boxing Council light heavyweight title.
Jones then, at that point crushed Felix Trinidad in January 2008 preceding losing to Joe Calzaghe in November 2008 for The Ring Light Heavyweight Championship.
He then, at that point guaranteed the empty WBO NABO light heavyweight title overcoming Omar Sheika on 21 March 2009.
Jones then, at that point crushed Jeff Lacy in August 2009 preceding losing to Danny Green in December 2009.
Jones won the Universal Boxing Organization (UBO) Intercontinental Cruiserweight Championship after he crushed Max Alexander through consistent choice on 10 December 2011.
Jones won the empty WBU cruiserweight title in December 2013 in the wake of overcoming Zine Eddine through consistent choice.
Jones endured his ninth loss and fifth knockout against Enzo Maccarinelli in December 2015.
He crushed Vyron Phillips in March 2016 and Rodney Moore in August 2016.
Jones then, at that point crushed undefeated uncovered knuckle warrior and previous world title challenger Bobby Gunn in February 2017 to win the empty WBF Cruiserweight title.
Jones then, at that point won the empty World Boxing Union cruiserweight title overcoming Scott Sigmon February 2018.
It was his last proficient battle. He recorded 66 successes and 9 misfortunes in his 75 expert battles.
It was accounted for in July 2020 that Roy Jones Jr. will return in a display battle with Mike Tyson.
Jones delivered a rap CD, Round One: The Album in 2001. His introduction single was “You all Must’ve Forgot”.
He shaped a gathering, Body Head Bangerz in 2004.
Body Head Bangerz later their collection, Body Head Bangerz: Volume One.
Roy Jones Jr. is a hitched man. He is hitched to Natlyn Jones. Two or three has 3 kids together, Roy Jones III, De Andre Jones, and DeShaun Jones. Jones keeps his own life hidden, away from the spotlight.
A lady once professed to be Jones’ escort. Jones denied the cases.
Roy Jones Jr. remains at a stature of 1.8 m for example 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has an athletic body assemble. He has a compass of 74 inches. He has a body weight of 88 kg. His sexual direction is straight.
Roy Jones, a previous fighter, is viewed as probably the best fighter ever. Having incorporated a record of 66 successes out of 75 expert battles, he has gathered more than $45 million in a satchel from his battles. Other than his battling vocation, he has additionally showed up in a few films and programs. As a vocalist, he has delivered two collections. His total assets is assessed at $10 million as of now.