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Mike Tyson's sensational return to the ring in exhibition fight pushed back to November to make pay-per-view event bigger as ex-heavyweight champion says: 'This temporary inconvenience will last longer than Roy Jones Jr' Mike Tyson's sensational return to the ring has been postponed to November 28 Former heavyweight champion was due to fight Roy Jones Jr on September 12 Pay-per view event has been pushed back to to make 54-year-old's return bigger Tyson took a shot at Jones saying 'inconvenience will last longer than Roy Jones' 

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Published: 10:21 BST, 12 August 2020 | Updated: 10:22 BST, 12 August 2020

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Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's return to the ring has been put back until November 28 — with the ex-heavyweight champion saying 'This temporary inconvenience will last longer than' opponent Roy Jones Jr.

Tyson, 54, who dominated the heavyweight scene for almost 20 years after winning the title in 1987, was due to take on 51-year-old Jones in an eight-round exhibition in California on September 12.

However, the bout has now been put back until late November after organisers decided to make the pay-per-view event bigger with more fights on the undercard.

Mike Tyson's sensational return to ring at aged 54 has been pushed back until November 28

Legendary former undisputed heavyweight champion Tyson will be returning to the ring after a 15-year absence.

Tyson said: 'Changing the date to November 28th will give more people the opportunity to see the biggest comeback in boxing history.

'This temporary inconvenience will

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