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MOSCOW, September 3. /TASS/. American boxer, rapper and actor Roy Jones Jr. will not fight with Russian boxers when he gets Russia’s citizenship, his promoter Vladimir Khryunov told TASS.
"Roy will not hold bouts with Russian boxers," he said.
Jones may hold his next fight to defend his title in Moscow on December 2.
On August 19, the boxer met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sevastopol and asked to grant him Russian citizenship.
Putin agreed to help Jones on the condition the boxer links his personal future with Russia.
Roy Jones Jr., born in 1969, has been viewed as the world’s top boxer regardless of weight category. He began his professional boxing career in 1989 and 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.