Roy Jones Jr. revealed he would bite Mike Tyson if necessary as the legends made history on a record-breaking exhibition.
Jones Jr. was ready to do anything possible to compete with Tyson when the pair of champions collided on November 28, 2020.
RJJ signed on for a return worth millions to both fighters on Pay Per View.
Despite a massive weight differential, Jones has no qualms getting down and dirty with ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet.’
Tyson has been thrown out of the squared circle before for biting a chunk of Evander Holyfield’s ear off. He has also tried to break Frans Botha’s arm.
Jones has promised to fight fire with fire when the first bell goes.
Roy Jones Jr.
“When it comes time to fight, we’re going to fight,” Jones told Sky Sports. “If it comes down to bite, we’re going to bite. Whatever has to happen is going to happen. That’s just what it is.
“He’s still Mike Tyson. He’s still one of the strongest, most explosive people who ever touched a boxing ring. If anything, I made a mistake going in with him. He’s the bigger guy. He’s the explosive guy.
“With him having the first-round fireworks, he’ll be against a guy smaller than him, maybe 40-50 pounds smaller than him,” he added.
Tyson vs Jones PPV
Fans paid $50 to watch Tyson vs Jones take place. Over 1,5 million sales made it a massive payday for the organizers.
There were doubts over Tyson vs. Jones even taking place. But when it did, it was more like a 24-minute sparring session.
No winner was declared as both got a WBC belt for their efforts.
After his efforts with no bite needed, Jones said: “The body shots definitely took a toll.
“It’s something to take the punches that Mike throws. I’m cool with a draw. Maybe we can do it again.”
Tyson added: “This is better than fighting for championships.
“We’re humanitarians now. We can do something good for the world. We’ve got to do this again.”
Despite both wanting it, they never did fight again.