Anderson Silva Still Wants to Fight Roy Jones Jr.

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I am pretty sure most UFC fans would prefer Silva fight the other Jones, but this is something Silva has talked about for a long time and still thinks it can happen.

“I think everyone’s got something they’re focused on and that’s my own desire, something I’d like to do,” Silva said through a translator. “Maybe one day when I’m done my UFC career I will box Roy Jones.”

Silva said he’d be interested in taking on Jones Jr. twice – once in a bout with MMA rules and another in a boxing ring. He said he knows Jones Jr. and calls him “a great champion.”

Believe it or not, Roy Jones at the age of 44 still isn’t technically retired.

One thought on “Anderson Silva Still Wants to Fight Roy Jones Jr.

  • I have been waiting for this for so long.A lot of people belive that a MMA guy will destroy a boxer.I belive differ and i cant wait till this happens.I respect the MMA;in all honesty it is a great sport but for years they have taken shots at boxers and boxers have begged to get in the ring with MMA fighter.Danny always says NO to a ex champion boxer.I prey he lets this happen.I belive that with one hit from a boxer will change the way MMA perceves boxing.Look at the majority of knock outs in MMA they come from strikes(boxing).I prey this happens.

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