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MOSCOW, August 31. /TASS/. American boxer, rapper and actor Roy Jones Junior's application for Russian citizenship will result in a passport being issued in a matter of days, promoter Vladimir Khryunov told TASS on Monday.
Signing the application for citizenship took place in Yalta, Crimea, on August 20, one day after the boxer met Russian President Vladimir Putin, making known his wish for Russian citizenship.
Russia's leader agreed to help him provided Jones linked his personal future to Russia. "I suppose the passport will be ready this week," Khryunov said.
Roy Jones Jr., born in 1969, has been viewed as the world’s top boxer regardless of weight category. He began professional boxing in 1989 and has won world titles in four weight categories.
He scored a unique achievement in winning world titles in the middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight classes. In all, he has 62 wins and 8 losses to his name, among them taking silver at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea.
For this year, the boxer has two scheduled fights, one with Danny Santiago of the US on August 29, a second matched against Britain's Tony Moran on September 12.