After the Roy Jones Jr fight, Mike Tyson’s career in boxing could be over.


Mike Tyson said that his boxing career could be over as he claims he is still not paid the full amount for his exhibition fight with Roy Jones Jr.

Tyson, 55 years old, returned to the ring after a 15 year absence. He fought eight rounds with Jones Jr., 53.

The fight was billed as “Lockdown Knockdown,” was promised to bank the former undisputed heavyweight champion a minimum of $10million (£7.4million) and reportedly generated 1.6 million purchases via pay-per-view.

Tyson claimed that even though the clash took place 14 month ago, he owes Triller a large chunk of the fight purse.

Roy Jones Jr. (L) and Mike Tyson celebrate their split draw during Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. presented by Triller at Staples Center on November 28, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
Mike Tyson was back in the ring, with an exhibition fight against Roy Jones Jr. on November 2020

Iron Mike’s planned “Legends Only League” partnership, the American video-sharing firm handled distribution of pay per view platforms for Jones Jr.’s fight.

Triller They have confirmed that they have paid Tyson full, with a paycheque of $25m (£18.5m), and that they own the rights to broadcast his next event.

Tyson has cut all ties and is now unlikely to fight Triller in an exhibition bout.

Appearing on “Full Send Podcast”Tyson, along with UFC President Dana White claimed that he is in a difficult situation over whether he can return to the ring.

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Mike Tyson joined Dana White on his "Full Send Podcast"
Mike Tyson joined Dana White during his “Full Send Podcast”

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“Most of it,”White asked Tyson about whether he had been paid for Jone Jr.’s fight.

“But there’s still a bunch that’s held up and I can’t even say anything about this. Yeah, it was really tricky.”

White responded: “Yeah, that’s what they should call it. Tricky instead of Triller.”