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Jones-Hopkins II resurfaces, vanishes again

Updated: August 26, 2009, 12:32 PM ET
By Dan Rafael

Sixteen years have passed since Roy Jones Jr. won a ho-hum yet clear unanimous decision against Bernard Hopkins to claim the middleweight belt vacated by James Toney when he moved up to super middleweight.

It wasn't a memorable fight, as Jones claimed a boring victory that all three judges scored 116-112. As big as Jones and Hopkins would both become, the fight wasn't the mega-event it might have been a decade later. Instead, they fought outdoors in the rain on May 22, 1993, at RFK ...

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