Mike Tyson to make $10m in boxing Comeback against Roy Jones Jr.
The massive earnings Mike Tyson will make in his boxing comeback against Roy Jones Jr has been revealed.
According to Yahoo Sports, the boxing legend Mike Tyson will make a huge $10 million for his exhibition bout while Jones Jr will make around $3 million.
But Mike Tyson claims he won’t receive a dime for his boxing comeback, insisting his purse will be donated to charity.
“It’s going to be for various charities,” he told TMZ Sports.
“Nobody has to ever worry about me getting rich, or getting jealous, or saying I’m doing [the comeback] for money.
“I’m not getting anything. I just feel good doing this because I can.”
Tyson, 54, hasn’t fought since his crushing defeat to Kevin McBride in 2005, when he retired.
Tyson has been showing off his phenomenal shape on social media ahead of his first fight in 15 years.
As for Jones Jr, the 51-year-old last fought in 2018 when he beat Scott Sigmon.
The eight-round bout between both men will have no official judges scoring the contest, no knockouts are allowed and if there’s a bad cut, the fight is over.
The pay-per-view event also features YouTube star Jake Paul who takes on former NBA player Nate Robinson as well as Badou Jack vs. Black McKernan and Viddal Riley vs. Rashad Coulter.