Former four-weight, six-time world champion Roy Jones Jr. has partnered with MTK Global. This marks another major deal for Jones following the establishment of his Las Vegas-based RJJ Boxing Promotions and the signing of a multi-card deal with TV giant beIN Sports merely two years ago.
Jones brings a creditable name from inside the boxing community to MTK Global. He understands the business side of boxing and could help MTK broaden their audience base.
Lately, boxing has witnessed an influx of deals and globalization contract signings. Moves like this can only help promote the sport and generate excitement for for the future. Fans of boxing would do well to appreciate efforts such as this because they improve the sport and increase its worldwide visibility.
MTK Global CEO Sandra Vaughan said: “Having a boxing legend like Roy Jones Jr as a partner is a huge moment for this company and we’re so proud to be working with one of the greatest fighters of all-time.”
MTK Global Head of Business Development Dr. Mirko Wolf said: “Roy Jones Jr is a name that everyone in boxing knows for his achievements in the ring and he’s already achieving great things out of the ring so we’re in no doubt the alliance will yield big things – not just Stateside but globally.”
Jones Jr said: “I’m delighted to have MTK Global as a partner. With the way things are going with boxing, globalisation is key and everyone needs to be equipped to operate everywhere – not in isolated places.
“Joining forces with MTK Global means two forces are joining together to make one even stronger force. The boxing world better look out.”