Roy Jones Jr. rolled back the years and soundly beat Jeff "Left Hook" Lacy in front of a thrilled partisan crowd in Billoxi, Mississipi. Jones who was voted Fighter of the Decade of the 1990s by The Boxing Writers Association of America looked ageless in thoroughly out-boxing his opponent for the duration of the fight. Fight fans were witness to a exhibition of Jones' former glory before the action was called to a halt after 10 rounds. In essence the fight could have been stopped many rounds earlier, as Jones now 40 completely out-classed the highly regarded Lacy.
Jones IBF who has held championships in the middleweight, super middleweight and light heavyweight divisions has also won the WBA heavyweight title in his only fight in this weight class. He is also noted for holding the WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO, NABF, WBF, and IBA light heavyweight championships at the same time and undoubtedly now feels despite his age has more titles ahead of him.