Date: 10th February 2018 at 10:05am
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At 49-years-of-age, Roy Jones Jnr has, in the minds of many, probably carried on fighting for far too long.

Jones, who has won world titles at four-weights, was a fearsome fighter in his day, but his record has been tainted by his desire to keep on fighting.

However, a career that has spanned 29-years, has finally come to a close, or has it?

Following a win in his hometown of Pensacola, in Florida on Thursday night, against the crusierweight Scott Sigmon, declared that was it for him, before adding the rider, relating to a fight against the UFC fighter Anderson Silva,

‘That’s the only other fight Roy Jones will return to the ring for. Other than that, chapter’s closed.’

Let?s hope that fight against the UFC fighter doesn?t happen.

Let?s hope last Thursday really was the last time we see the legend that is Roy Jones Jnr in the ring, with his legacy being that he is the only boxer in history to win his first world title in the middleweight division and then move through the weights to win further world titles at super-middleweight, light-heavyweight and heavyweight with Jones Jnr lifting the latter belt when he beat John Ruiz to win the WBA version of the heavyweight title in 2003.

If last Thursday really was the end, Jones Jnr finally retires from the ring with a record of 66 wins and 9 defeats.