Former boxing champions Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. will square off later tonight (Sat., Nov. 28, 2020) live on FITE pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Officially, the bout is to be considered an exhibition (or sparring) match, but the two have both made statements contradicting any notion other than a real fight.
In addition, YouTuber Jake Paul will scrap with former NBA star Nate Robinson in a fight largely promoted by social media beef in the co-main event, and there will be two boxing matches previous on the PPV main card.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the Tyson vs. Jones main card below, which begins at 9 p.m. ET.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Tyson vs. Jones.” Without further delay, see below for the latest event results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
TYSON VS. JONES QUICK RESULTS:
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. — This bout is a draw — HIGHLIGHTS
Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson — Paul def. Robinson via KO R2 — HIGHLIGHTS
Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan — Jack def. McKernan via UD
Jamaine Ortiz vs. Sulaiman Segawa — Ortiz def. Segawa via TKO R7
Irvin Gonzalez Jr. vs. Edward Vasquez — Vazquez def. Gonzalez via SD
Juiseppe Cusumano vs. Nick Jones
TYSON VS. JONES PLAY-BY-PLAY:
WBC Frontline Championship: Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.
Round One: Jones sticks an early jab and stays evasive. Tyson rips a hook to the body then lands an uppercut to the jaw. Right hand to the body from Tyson, then a left hook. Rolling left hook clips the jaw of Jones. Quick jab from Jones, then another to the body. Both men are slowing a bit by the end of the round.
Round Two: Tyson delivers a hard left hook high and then to the body to open the second. Leaping left hook scores for Tyson. Jones sticks a long jab. Tyson connects with a right hand over the top. Tyson scores some rights in the clinch. Jones lands a left hook in close. Double left hooks finish the round for Tyson.
Round Three: Jones lands an early jab, and the two end up in the clinch again. Big left hook scores for Tyson, followed by some close distance body shots. A clash of heads stalls the contest. Tyson punches back into the clinch. Tyson rips a left body shot. Jones clinches up, but he doesn’t land much.
Round Four: Tyson scores a jab then falls into the clinch. Left hook from Jones. Back to the clinch. Tyson lands some body shots. Lots and lots of clinching. Right to the body from Tyson connects clean. Jones scores with a couple shots. Slow, close round.
Round Five: Double jab-right body lands for Tyson, and the two wrap up immediately. Left uppercut glances for Tyson, but Jones ties him back up. 1-2-3 from Jones ... and clinch. Tyson digs into the mid-section from the clinch. Big left hook counter scores for Tyson. Jones lands a couple jabs, back to the clinch. Tyson finds a couple solid left hooks before the bell.
Round Six: Jones ducks a jab and clinches to open the second. Good jab from Tyson followed by a left to the mid-section. Right to the body from Tyson. Jones digs his own hook to the belly then clinches. Jab from Jones. Lots of punch and clutch. Head movement from Jones. Clean left uppercut scores for Jones.
Round Seven: Immediate clinch. Quick punches score for Jones, but Tyson answers with a couple body shots along the ropes. Big left scores for Tyson. Tyson rips a couple rights to the body from the clinch. One more. Tyson digs a left hook to the body then ducks a left hook.
Round Eight: Jones ducks a right and clinches. Tyson finds a couple small body shots before the next clinch. Jones trades an uppercut for an overhand. Jones finds another uppercut. Tyson delivers a pair of heavy lefts to the mid-section. More body shots and more clinching. Repeat. Tyson closes the fight with one last right to the body.
Final Result: Mike Tyson draws with Roy Jones Jr.
Cruiserweight: Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson
Round One: Robinson explodes into an early left hook. Body jab from Robinson, followed by a wide pair of hooks. Body jab from Paul. Robinson keeps exploding then getting clinched up. Right hand scores for Paul. Constant clinching. Jab lands for Paul. Right hand in the clinch for Paul. Big overhand right cracks Robinson as he rushes forward, and he hits the canvas! Robinson back to his feet and slips down quickly. Robinson shoots a double leg takedown. He survives the round.
Round Two: Robinson flurries and finds an early uppercut. Paul body jab. Jab-hook from Paul. Repeated clinches from Robinson. Good jab scores from Paul, then another overhand sends his opponent faceplanting! Somehow, he pops back up. It doesn’t last long, however, as another right hand from Paul sends his opponent diving towards the canvas, completely asleep.
Final Result: Jake Paul defeats Nate Robinson via second-round knockout
Light Heavyweight: Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan
Round One: Jack finds a body jab. Big right hand partially blocked by McKernan, who scores with his own body jab. Jack rips a left hook to the mid-section. Jack sticks a jab and lands his right over the shoulder. Two heavy body shots connect for Jack. Hard left hook puts McKernan to the ropes, but he escapes ... for a moment. Jack digs a straight to the mid-section. McKernan lands an uppercut to the body from the clinch. Hard right to the body, followed by an overhand from Jack. Good right from McKernan!
Round Two: McKernan finds an early jab. Jack sticks a jab then rips the mid-section with a straight. Clean right to the jaw from Jack, followed by a good jab. Double hook scores for Jack, and he’s really walking his foe down. Overhand scores for McKernan. Jack’s cross to the body lands again, followed by a pair of right hooks to the jaw. Stiff jab from Jack. Another. Body jab from Jack. Right hook to the body scores for Jack, again followed by a right hook moments later. Jack ends the round with a clean jab,
Round Three: Jack jabs his foe back early. Hard uppercut counter from Jack denies the overhand. Right body shot from Jack. Hard jabs landing for Jack with real consistency. Doubled up right hand scores for Jack. Two-body shots from Jack, answered by a jab from McKernan. Digging left hook to the liver from Jack. Jack rips to the body with two more punches. Hard left uppercut to the jaw from McKernan. Double jab from McKernan. Heavy right hook from Jack, followed by a jab. McKernan tries to fire a combination near the bell, but it’s all blocked.
Round Four: Stiff jab from Jack opens the fourth. McKernan lands a glancing right. Double jab from Jack. 1-1-2 lands clean for Jack, but McKernan answers. Heavy body shots connect from Jack. McKernan lands a solid right, but Jack backs him down with more jabs and right body shots. Right body-left hook combo for Jack. Right hand body shot counter scores for Jack underneath a wide swing. Liver shot from Jack.
Round Five: Stiff jab from Jack hammers his foe, and a right hand soon follows. Left hook scores for Jack. Uppercut-left hook scores well for Jack. McKernan finds a jab, but he’s really getting bullied. Three punch combination lands hard for Jack, followed by a double hook combination. 1-2 from Jack and a body jab for good measure. Clean left to the body from Jack, but McKernan hangs tough. Clean right from the underdog! Jab-hook followed by a hard right uppercut from Jack. Jack finishes the round with some clean power shot connections.
Round Six: Jab-left body shot from Jack. Good right from Jack, who then scores with a 1-2. Jab-hook from Jack, who is dominating this fight. Two body shots connect for Jack. Big overhand follows. Two hard left hooks to the liver score for Jack, prompting McKernan to curl up along the fence. McKernan doesn’t quit, but he does eat two more jabs. Body jab from Jack. Jack keeps digging body shots on both sides, then goes high with a right hook. 1-2 left uppercut lands for Jack. McKernan not able to do much but remain standing.
Round Seven: Jack advancing and firing jabs, but McKernan a bit more active with his own jab. Good left hook to the body from McKernan, but Jack sticks him with a heavier cross. Sweeping body shot from Jack, followed by a right uppercut. Hard left uppercut to the mid-section from Jack. Jack lands hard to the body once more, then a right hand to the jaw connects. Jack scores with an overhand, and McKernan seems wobbled. Jack follows up with power shots to the body and head, but McKernan can take a shot. The onslaught continues from close quarters. McKernan double jabs back, but he cannot keep Jack off him. Jack scores with body shots, an uppercut, and overhand to end the round, but McKernan is still there.
Round Eight: Heavy right hand swing immediately from Jack. Two body shots next. Double liver shot! Jack digs the overhand and right uppercut. McKernan body jabs, eats an overhand. Jack smashes home an uppercut and cross then two more crosses. Jack is chasing after McKernan throwing power punches in bunches at every target, and he rips a counter uppercut. Clean cross wobbles the knees of McKernan. McKernan fires back at the body. Jack is teeing off to pretty much the final bell, but McKernan survives to the final bell.
Final Result: Badou Jack defeats Blake McKernan via unanimous decision (80-72. 80-72, 80-72)
Lightweight: Jamaine Ortiz vs. Sulaiman Segawa
Round One: The two boxers trade jabs early. Segawa ducks a hook, and the two clinch up. Segawa firse on the break of a clinch and lands well. Double jab from Ortiz. Segawa puts together a good combination and touches the body. Triple jab scores for Ortiz. Right hook from Segawa. Lead hook from Ortiz lands. Ortiz doubles up on the hook to good success.
Round Two: Segawa lands an early jab and is aggressive early. Ortiz answers with a huge hook. Lead left Segawa into the clinch, where he attacks the body. Ortiz blocks a combination. Body shots from Ortiz. Counter jab from Ortiz. Ortiz lands a left hook. Segawa finds a jab. Ortiz backs his foe up with some head movement and a 1-2. Good left hand scores for Segawa. Crisp jab from Segawa. Two body shots from Ortiz scored, but Segawa cracks his foe with a left at the bell.
Round Three: Body jab from Segawa. Another. Double jab scores for Ortiz, and he shoulder rolls a cross. Good jab from Segawa. Ortiz sticks a jab on the break of a clinch. Segawa jabs back into the clinch and rips the mid-section. Segawa scores with a straight left then hits the body. Ortiz fires a body shot combination in return. Good counter hook from Ortiz. Clean left hand scores for Ortiz, but Segawa stings him back with a combination. Two jabs score for Ortiz, then an uppercut. Ortiz finishes the round with a good series of punches.
Round Four: Segawa presses forward with big head movement, and he sticks Ortiz with a jab. Ortiz slips a combination. Good lead hook lands for Ortiz, followed by a body shot. Ortiz doubles up on the hook, takes an uppercut. Tow hard lefts score for Ortiz, then he rips the solar plexus. Segawa looks a bit fatigued, eats two more body shots. Stiff jab scores for Ortiz. Right uppercut lands for Ortiz. Again. Big left hook to the body from Ortiz. Ortiz lands some good jabs.
Round Five: Segawa backs Ortiz into the corner and lands a big overhand. Ortiz answers with a trio of short jabs. Segawa fires a body jab. Ortiz pivots and lands to the body. Two hard jabs score for Ortiz before an accidental head butt stalls the action. The two trade simultaneous jabs. Stiff jabs from Ortiz. Segawa finds another left overhand. Ortiz digs into the body again, then scores with a two-piece to the skull. Ortiz sticks two hard jabs. Ortiz finds a good body shot near the bell then finishes with a 1-1-2.
Round Six: Segawa lands a good jab early, then rips the body. Left hand counter scores from Ortiz. Another good left from Southpaw scores for Ortiz. Body jab from Segawa. Jab-hook scores for Ortiz. Segawa finds a couple good jabs to the body and head. Big exchange sees both men land hard, as Segawa interrupts an Ortiz showboat. Segawa digs a body shot. Two hard jabs from Ortiz score. Hard cross from Ortiz. Another. Ortiz lands a good combination with his foe trapped on the ropes. Close round!
Round Seven: Segawa rips the body early. Double jab from Ortiz. Cross to the mid-section from Segawa. Good jab and body uppercut connect for Ortiz. Right uppercut from Ortiz, answered by a double jab. Triple jab from Ortiz, and they all land. Two right uppercuts connect for Ortiz. Segawa sticks a jab, eats one. Another good jab from Segawa. Body shot counter from Ortiz sits his foe down! Segawa recovers and stays defensive to end the round, covering up tight and circling. Ortiz backs him into the ropes and unleashes uppercuts, stopping the bout!