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Israel Adesanya Set for Commentary Team for Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. Fight

November 21, 2020 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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Triller announced this week that UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will be part of the broadcast commentary team for the upcoming Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. fight scheduled for this month. Adesanya will be part of the commentary team alongside Boxing Hall of Famer and Olympic Sugar Ray Leonard and Al Bernstein.

Pre and post-fight interviews will be hosted by Jim Gray, and Barrie Eget will announced the undercard fights. The event will be available on pay-per-view and for $49.99 on November 28 at 9:00 pm EST.

Speaking on the news via press release, Adesanya stated, “It’s surreal that I’m actually given the opportunity to witness these two LIVING LEGENDS compete ringside! I grew up watching these two boxing icons in the ring and am honored to be on the sidelines commentating on one of the greatest comeback fights of all time.”

Israel Adesanya last fought at UFC 253 in September, defending his title against Paulo Costa. He’s tentatively slated to fight Jan Blachowicz next for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.

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