Hooks will be flying in Biloxi on Saturday August 15 when Eight-Time World Champion, Roy “Captain Hook” Jones Jr. and Two-Time World Champion Jeff “Left Hook” Lacy battle it out in “Hook City,” at the MS Coast Coliseum. To prepare us for this highly anticipated match-up of speed and power, ESPN Classic will air past Jones and Lacy fights every night next week and all day Saturday.
Continuing the action, the 2003 fight between Roy Jones Jr. and John Ruiz airs today, at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on ESPN Classic. In this fight, In an awesome display of both speed and power, Jones makes history when he stymies then-heavyweight world champion John Ruiz to become the first former middleweight champion in over 100 years to win the heavyweight world title. Click here for more info on this week’s schedule.