Early Boxing Odds Favor Mike Tyson Over Roy Jones Jr.

  • It has been announced that Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. will be fighting in an eight-round exhibition match in September.
  • Mike Tyson is favored to win the match with -350 odds.

LAS VEGAS – Breaking news has surfaced in the boxing world today as an exhibition match between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. has been announced.

The match will take place on September 12th on Triller and pay-per-view.

Once the announcement was made, online sportsbooks were quick to act as odds for the fight were posted almost immediately.

Mike Tyson Vs. Roy Jones Jr.

  • Tyson -350
  • Jones Jr. +275

Mike Tyson has clearly stayed in shape as there have been videos of him surfacing that show him training to get back in the ring.

His training videos were so impressive that odds for his next opponent had also been listed on online sportsbooks.

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Tyson’s boxing record is one of the best in the business having gone 50-6. Iron Mike Tyson last fought in 2005 where he was defeated by Kevin McBride.

As for Roy Jones Jr., he has been active more recently as his last fight was just back in 2018 when he defeated Scott Sigmon. Jones Jr., who is 51 years of age.

Jones Jr. has actually had 15 matches since 2010 and has aged nicely as he has gone 11-4 since then as well.

Looking back at the odds for the fight, Tyson’s boxing odds are clearly the heavy favorite here as he has all the hype surrounding him after his training videos surfaced.

But is Tyson the real favorite?

It isn’t like he is taking on a weak opponent either as Roy Jones has proven to be the real deal at his age, as he not only has been fighting often in the last five years but has been winning also.

Bettors who take the risk on Jones Jr. will be met with a nice payout, but counting out Iron Mike could end costly as well.