Roy Jones Jr. Reaches A Deal With The UFC For His Promotion Company

Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions (RJJ) has reached a new agreement with the UFC FIGHT PASS to live stream up to 72 professional boxing events.
Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions (RJJ) has reached a new agreement with the UFC FIGHT PASS. The deal allows RJJ to live stream up to 72 professional boxing events over the next three years.

The inaugural event in the RJJ Boxing series on UFC FIGHT PASS will stream live on January 31st.

 

“I was elated when my partner, Keith Veltre, told me he had started talking with UFC,” said Jones via release. “This is just the beginning of a long, lucrative partnership between these two brands.”

The multi-time world champion formed his Las Vegas-based promotional company, RJJ Boxing Promotions, three years ago. FIGHT PASS is a digital subscription service that is now available in more than 200 countries and territories.

With DAZN and ESPN+ also in the fight space, the digital subscription service model is experiencing a content arms race.

Rhett Butler is a Boxing Writer Association of America Journalist, Play-By-Play Commentator, Combat Sports Insider, and Former Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing Promoter. The New York City native honed his skills at various news outlets including but not limited to: TIME Magazine, Money Magazine, CNN's Wolf Blitzer Reports, and more. Rhett hosts the PRITTY Left Hook podcast, a polarizing combat sports insider's take featuring the world's biggest names.