Following Joe Calzagh’s split-decision victory over Bernard Hopkins few months back, Roy Jones Jr. became interested to fight against Joe Calzagh. Later on, the two influential boxers of this time came to an agreement to fight for the Ring Magazine Light-Heavyweight championship title which is currently held by Joe Calzagh. The match was supposed to be held on 20 September 2008, but was postponed for few moths following Joe Calzagh’s injury to his right hand. The match has been rescheduled to November 8 2008 and will take place at the
Roy Jones Jr. has recently said he is confident to beat Joe Calzagh and after that he is interested to a rematch with Bernard Hopkins whom Jones Jr. defeated 15 years ago. Former Ring Magazine pound for pound champion, Roy Jones Jr., thinks that
On the subject of fighting
Jones Jr. remains cautious and isn't looking past Calzaghe, stating: "But first I need to take of Joe, which I will do."
The November 8 bout between American boxer Roy Jones Jr. and Joe Calzagh from Welsh seems to be one of the big fight of this year with two champion fighters taking on each other. The match will be covered by HBO PPV television channel. I think, Roy Jones Jr. should focus on the upcoming bout with Joe Calzagh first, before looking to any other fight.