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Roy Jones, Jr. sets sights on Krzysztof Glowacki

After Glowacki's upset of previously-targeted Marco Huck, Jones wants a crack at the new WBO champion for his long-desired cruiserweight belt

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Patrick Stumberg is a freelance writer for SB Nation, first joining the network in 2011 before linking up with Bad Left Hook in 2015.

Roy Jones, Jr. is 46 years old and hasn't looked good in the ring since approximately the Bush administration. This has not stopped him from campaigning for a title shot at cruiserweight, and since Marco Huck no longer holds the WBO title, he's calling out the man who took it: Krzysztof Glowacki.


"Glowacki already got the phone call that he got what I want," Jones said. "He already got the call. I made the call immediately that night. You beat [Huck]. I want that. That's mine. You took it from him -- now I got to get it from you."

Roy (62-8, 45 KO) will be attempting to prove he deserves the shot by beating Danny Santiago (inactive for seventeen months) later this week and Tony Moran (ranked 387th in the division by Boxrec) next month.

You may recall that the last time Jones tried to fight a serious contender, Denis Lebedev hit him so hard his body forgot how to fall over. Glowacki may not have the kind of one-punch power Lebedev or the division's other ferocious punchers possess, but the unbeaten Pole is still more than capable of seriously hurting Jones.

The one potential silver lining is that a thrashing from Glowacki might finally knock some sense into Roy, but sense can't be knocked in much harder than Lebedev already did.

"They got to get it. Somebody got to give me a title shot at 46 years old."

No, they don't, Roy. No, they don't.

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