Boxer Roy Jones Jr. to fight fan for $100,000

By Alex Butler  |  Updated Feb. 13, 2016 at 7:07 PM
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PHOENIX, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Have you ever wanted to be punched by a heavyweight champ?

Now is your chance.

Former light heavyweight champion Roy Jones Jr., 47, will spar with a fan, with a hefty $100,000 on the line. The gig is part of the UR Fight event March 20 at The Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix.

"Fight for pride, fight for glory, fight for your chance at winning $100,000! Enter the Fight Roy Jones Jr contest by submitting up to a 90 second video telling us, and your fellow fans, why you're worthy of stepping in the ring with a legend," the UR Show website reads.

The event also features legends from boxing, MMA and professional wrestling and will stream on pay-per-view. The bravest contestants can enter to fight Jones Jr. by submitting a 90 second video about why they should get the chance to box the legend.

Ken Shamrock, Michael Bisping, Kurt Angle, Rey Mysterio, Chael Sonnen, and Dan Severn will compete in the other events.

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