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Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua warns Counter part team mate Tyson fury against come back fight.



Joshua is comfortable with the newly-announced fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr but has warned Mike not to get any ideas about taking on the current kings of the heavyweight division.


Tyson, 54, and 51-year-old Jones Jr are set to meet in an eight-round exhibition match on September 12, with the former stepping into the ring for the first time since 2005.

“I think it’s for a passion from them both, it’s what they’ve known,” Joshua told Sky Sports on a news review.


“Mike Tyson has been fighting since he was like 13 years old, Roy Jones, his dad pushed him to become great.


“Good luck to them both, it’s all they know. They haven’t got to do it to compete with the young lions in the division now.


“We’re bigger, we’re stronger, sports science has improved so there is more technology. The whole sporting world has kind of developed.

“If Mike Tyson wants to come back and fight someone from his era for the love of the sport, crack on, I wish them well.”


Multiple videos have been released of Tyson in training and looking very impressive on the pads and bag.


However, Joshua has some advice for anyone taking those clips too seriously in terms of Iron Mike being ready to compete at the highest level.


“You’ve seen a clip on social media so you think, “he’s back in action, he’s fighting fit”,” said Joshua.