Found June 30, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
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Twenty years ago, a Roy Jones Jr. fight happening in the afternoon American time would likely be taking place on a major network with a fairly good buzz going. Sadly that was not the case on this day in 2012. Saturday afternoon US Pacific Time, 43-year old Roy Jones Jr. won a controversial ten-round split decision over previously unbeaten yet unheralded Pawel Glazewski in his native Poland. Jones was a solid 3-to-1 favorite, but fought much like former rival Antonio Tarver did against Lateef Kayode earlier this month. One problem was Jones Jr. didn't turn it up in the second half and it looked as though he was thoroughly outworked. Jones Jr. also suffered a 6th round knockdown off a punch that wasn't quite devastating. According to this BoxingScene.com report by Luke Furman, Jones Jr. has a pre-fight agreement with WBC titlist Krzyzstof Wlodarczyk, who stopped former adversary Danny Green while behind on the scorecards in November. There was projected to be a rematch bet...
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