Promoter Frank Warren has confirmed that British heavyweight Daniel Dubois suffered an orbital bone fracture and a nerve injury around his left eye after losing to Olympic silver medalist Joe Joyce in Saturday's bout.
Full video of the show fight that took place on November 28 in Los Angeles, in which two boxing legends - Mike Tyson and Roy Jones met. The fight was scheduled for 8 rounds of 2 minutes and had an unofficial status. The scoring was carried out remotely by three judges.
At the Staples Center arena in Los Angeles, California, the show fight between two legendary boxers, 54-year-old Mike Tyson (50-6, 44 KOs) and 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. (66-9, 47 KOs) was controversial assessed by the judges as a draw. Most of the spectators felt that Mike Tyson was better than Roy Jones in this fight. At the same time, Christie Martin rated the meeting 76-76, Chad Dawson preferred Tyson 79-73, and Vinnie Pazienza saw Jones wining 80-76.
In an exhibition duel of the two ring legends, 54-year-old Mike Tyson and 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. entertained the audience in the main event of the evening behind closed doors at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Eight two-minute rounds took place in the form of aggressive sparring. Tyson looked in better shape and his punches made a loud sound in an empty hall. Jones also showed some of his signature strikes, but spent a lot of time clinching.
Live stream of the boxing event in London, in the main event of which two unbeaten British heavyweights Joe Joyce (11-0, 10 KOs) and Daniel Dubois (15-0, 14 KOs) will battle for many minor titles at stake in 12-round fight: WBC Silver, WBO International, EBU European Champion, British Commonwealth Champion and British Champion. It is likely that the winner of this meeting next year will challenge the vacant WBO title with Alexander Usyk.
In a highly anticipated duel of two undefeated heavyweights, the silver medalist of the Olympic Games in Rio, 35-year-old Joe Joyce (12-0, 11 KOs), thanks to a competent jab, managed to break and then knock out the previously unbeaten knockout artist Daniel Dubois (15-1, 14 KOs) in the main event behind closed doors at the historic Church House in London, next to Westminster Abbey.
Olympic silver medalist in Rio 35-year-old Joe Joyce (12-0, 11 KOs) after his victory over the previously unbeaten Daniel Dubois (15-1, 14 KOs) called out mandatory WBO heavyweight contender Alexander Usyk.
Ukrainian heavyweight Viktor Vykhryst (5-0, 4 KOs) scored another victory in the pro ring, defeating Kamil Sokolovsky
In the main event of the evening in Nantes, France, Olympic Heavyweight Champion of Rio 2016 Tony Yoka (10-0, 7 KOs) defeated Christian Hammer (25-7, 15 KOs) via unanimous decision. The scores were 100-89 all the board. In the sixth round, the referee deducted one point from the Hammer for a punch thrown after the stop command.
Tomorrow, Saturday, in London, Joe Joyce (11-0, 10 KOs) will face Daniel Dubois (15-0, 14 KOs) in a promising duel of two undefeated heavyweights. The day before, the boxers went through the official weigh-in procedure, where Joyce slightly outweighed his opponent: Daniel Dubois - 244.4 pounds, Joe Joyce - 258.9 pounds.