“What the F***?” – Israel Adesanya on Working as an Analyst for Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr.

November 20, 2020 11:44 am

Israel Adesanya will make his return to boxing. Only this time it will be on the commentary panel as an analyst. The undefeated MMA star will be on the Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr card as the analyst alongside other legendary sportscasters. Adesanya has been in the headlines for multiple reasons over the past few weeks; however, this came as a surprise to many. Thus, this is more exciting news for fans, following the latest announcement.

Justin Barrasso from SI MMA was the first to report the news. They even caught up with the middleweight champion and asked him about this news.The champion is stoked to be part of it.

He said, “I am so grateful that I am going to be there commentating, Mike’s been retired for so many years, so this is something I never thought I’d see again. But as soon as I saw a clip of him training, I thought, ‘What the f***? Mike Tyson is banging again.’”

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – SEPTEMBER 27: Israel Adesanya of Nigerian is interviewed after defeating Paulo Costa of Brazil in their middleweight championship bout during UFC 253 inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on September 27, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)

Adesanya also spoke about the fight. He said, “We’re not going to see an exhibition, this will be a fight between two war dogs gunning for each other, I know fighting, I know boxing, and I’ve studied Tyson and Roy Jones.”

‘The Last Stylebender’ added, “I know their strengths. I used to watch their highlights before my kickboxing fights just to fire myself up because I was such a fan. I can’t wait to be on this call with ‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard and shoot the s*** about fighting and share some of my insights, as well.”

Who are the others that will be on the press team with Israel Adesanya?

‘The Last Stylebdender’ Israel Adesanya will join some famous sportscasters and legends of the sport. ‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard and Al Bernstein will be with him in the commentary team at the Staples Center. Furthermore, famous sportscaster Jim Gray will handle the post-fight interviews.

The fight will be live on www.tysonontriller.com and will be on PPV. Does this make the fight event even more exciting?

READ: “Being Undefeated is Just a Title”- Israel Adesanya

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