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Clear the fog, see the light and retire, Roy

The con is over, Roy Jones Jr. It's time to get off the stage and retire, MaxBoxing.com's Michael J. Woods writes.

Updated: October 6, 2005, 6:41 PM ET
By Michael J. Woods | MaxBoxing.com

The con is over, Roy Jones Jr.

It's time to get off the stage. You know it, deep down, don't you? You have to know you're operating at three-quarters effectiveness from those days when you romped over opponents with such stylistic grace, uncommon coordination and superhuman hand speed that we debated your place among the greats.

Those guys around you -- the sponges who get those scraps off the gravy train that should have ground to a halt after you got knocked out by Glen Johnson in September ...

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