Adesanya to fill in as ‘ringside investigator’ for Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr. card

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is scheduled to show up as a ‘ringside expert’ for the impending Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr. boxing card, reports bjpenn.com.

Tyson and Jones, two legends of the boxing ring, will meet in a unique, eight-round display session this Saturday night. The undercard of the occasion will include names like Jake Paul, Nate Robinson, Badou Jack, Rashad Coulter, and for reasons unknown, we’ll additionally be getting with Adesanya during the transmission.

The middleweight champ declared his association in the card via online media on Monday.

“Ring-side analyst for this historic night,” Adesanya wrote in the caption for a Monday Twitter post.

Adesanya last fought in the main event of UFC 253 in September, when he defeated the formerly unbeaten Paulo Costa via second-round knockout to defend the middleweight title. In his next most recent fight, he defended the title with a decision win over Yoel Romero.

In his next fight, Adesanya is expected to move up to light heavyweight to challenge divisional champion Jan Blachowicz. First, however, he’ll be busy with his analysis duties on this Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. event.

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