What if Jones had remained a heavy?

Would his superhuman reputation have held in the heavyweight division?

Originally Published: January 2, 2013
By Brian Campbell | ESPN.com

The past eight years have been particularly difficult for fans of Roy Jones Jr. -- a spiraling journey that began with a stunning knockout loss to Antonio Tarver in 2004 and continues today as a 40-something Jones collects defeats against anonymous names in faraway lands.

The truth about Jones is that there isn't another win or loss remaining that can change how we remember him. What's been done is, well, already done -- something all the more difficult to swallow for the staunch ...

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