A former World Champion
at Middleweight, Super Middleweight, Light
Heavyweight and Heavyweight, RJJ, who´s career
record stands at 66-9 (47), is also a former
Inter-Continental Cruiserweight titlist.
coming off three defeats, to Danny Green,
Bernard Hopkins and Denis Lebedev, so, despite
all of them being against absolute top fighters,
it was make or break when he was scheduled to
fight Max Alexander (14-5-2, 2 KOs) for the
vacant UBO title.
December 10, 2011 at the Civic Center in
Atlanta, Georgia, Jones fought cautiously in the
beginning, but put pressure on and started to
let his hands go in the second half, winning the
fight by clear unanimous decision: 100-90,
wonderful. I want a Cruiserweight world title.
This is just a start. I'm not through yet",
the new UBO Inter-Continental Champion said
after the fight.
"I went up
there to get checked out, make sure I was OK,
make sure my heart was OK and all. And I was
training hard like I should have been doing.”
the thing I worked on was not spending so much
energy, so much useless energy. Don't be
bouncing around for nothing."
no longer being at his peak, Jones showed he
still had world-class speed, and winning the UBO
Inter-Continental title put his back in the
picture for even bigger fights.
twelve more times before retiring in 2018,
winning eleven of them.