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CAPE TOWN - Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. are preparing for a bruising battle when the two fifty-something fighters face each other in an eight-round exhibition bout in Los Angeles on Saturday, AFP reports.
Former world heavyweight champion Tyson, 54, will be fighting for the first time in 15 years when he meets four-division world champion Jones, 51, at the Staples Center.
While the California State Athletic Commision-sanctioned event has been dismissed as a "circus act" in some quarters, Tyson and Jones bristled at criticism the pay-per-view fight would not be a legitimate contest.
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