Roy Jones Jr. vs Danny Green full fight video replay

Roy Jones Jr. is one of the best boxers for me, although his greatness faded already, he's still one of the best and exciting boxers during his prime. His recent loss to Australia's top contender Danny Green would surely make up his mind and retire.

Australian Danny Green stopped Roy Jones Jr. in the first round of their IBO world cruiserweight title fight Wednesday, preventing the 40-year-old American from claiming his ninth title across five weight classes from middleweight to heavyweight.

Danny Green retained his title and improved to 28-3 with his technical knockout over Roy Jones Jr. at the Acer Arena, it was Jones Jr. first professional fight out of American soil.

It was only Jones’ sixth loss since 1989, along with 54 wins, 40 by knockout.



Roy Jones offered no excuses for a defeat which could signal the end of his career.

"We don't make excuses, it was a great performance by Danny," Jones said.

Green was almost apologetic for handing such a defeat to one of his boxing role models.

"He's one of the greatest fighters of all time and the opportunity to fight him in Australia, thanks, Roy Jones Jr.," Green told the crowd.

"I almost feel bad doing that, that almost hurt me to do that to someone whom I aspire to look up to as a professional fighter inside and outside the ring. He's a bloody legend."

After nearly a one-hour delay following an undercard bout, Jones entered the arena to mild applause. But Green, with the Australian band Men at Work's song "Down Under" playing, entered the ring to an ovation moments later.

"I didn't surprise myself," said Green.

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