Iron Mike Tyson showed everyone that he can still box and most felt he had the edge over Roy Jones Jr. Their much-awaited clash ended in a split draw with Jones clearly showing pains of the beating he got from the former world boxing champion.

Both Tyson and Jones were not content with the results of their clash at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. With the result hardly settled, a sequel to the Tyson vs. Jones fight looms in the air. But the question now is if either fighter is ready to go through training and preparations all over again.

“I don’t like draws. I wear drawers, I don’t do draws,” Jones said during the post-fight interview.

For Tyson, he is down to do fight again even though he admitted that the two-minute rounds seemed a lot like actual 3-minute ones used in official boxing matches.

“I’m used to doing for three minutes. Sometimes if felt like those two minutes felt like three minutes. I’m happy to get this under my belt and I’ll continue to go further and do more,” Tyson said.

And while Tyson seemed sure about fighting again, Jones was unable to give a sure answer. He plans to consult his family about his future and then decide if another return to the ring is possible, Boxingscene reported.

“Everybody loves Mike, I love Mike too. But it's tough to take the punches from Mike, so I'll go talk to my family, see how they feel about it,” Jones said.

Tyson was all praise for Jones who came out to fight. The 54-year-old admitted that he got hurt at some point when the 51-year-old connected with a hook against him.

“He surprised me with a hook. Yes it did hurt,” Tyson said.

When asked about the possibility of fighting for a championship, Tyson said that exhibition fights or fighting for charity was way bigger than a title. Hence, it seems pretty clear that Tyson will fight again but under the same setup for charity.

“Nah, this is bigger than winning a championship. Helping people that is bigger. So I’m into that now,” Tyson said.

Roy Jones Jr. (L) and Mike Tyson (R)
Roy Jones Jr. (L) and Mike Tyson celebrate their split draw during Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. presented by Triller at Staples Center on November 28, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Getty Images | Joe Scarnici

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