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Contrary to Russian Reports: Roy Jones Not Retired Yet Officially

Published On February 11, 2016 | By Niall Doran | Boxing News

Yesterday different Russian media outlets had reported that Jones (47) had retired but the man himself has come out saying other wise.


Despite many of his fans hoping that the retirement news yesterday was true, it is not official just yet.

Reports from different Russian media outlets quoted an executive from a Russian promotional company called ‘Patriot’ who said Jones would not fight again.

However, Roy has since come out on Twitter and said that while it might be coming soon, the news yesterday was not official:

Roy Jones Not Retired Yet

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Niall Doran
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