Roy Jones Jr. will soon face bare-knuckle boxer Bobby Gunn

A 44-year-old Roy Jones Jr. could absolutely get knocked onto Queer Street by Bobby Gunn.

Shopworn legend Roy Jones Jr. is tentatively slated to face “The Celtic Warrior” Bobby Gunn in December at a venue to be determined.

The 44-year-old Jones (56-8, 40 KOs) most recently exited the ring in June 2012 as a split decision victor against Paweł Głażewski.

Junior has collected crowns in four weight classes and was named the 1990s “Fighter of the Decade.”

Jones’ peak moment as a pro likely occurred in March 2003 when he became the first middleweight champion to capture a heavyweight belt in more than 100 years by outscoring John Ruiz.

Unfortunately, Jones has recently suffered brutal knockouts and is a substandard 7-7 over his past 14 paydays.

Conversely, Gunn (21-5-1, 18 KOs) hasn’t fought since failing to answer the bell for the sixth round versus James Toney in April 2012.

Competing in more than 60 bare-knuckle bouts, Gunn is a badass bruiser with cement fists.

“I can promise that it will be a matchup of excitement comparable to what fans witnessed when Gatti and Ward met in Atlantic City,” said Gunn, 40, a Canadian who also surrendered to Tomasz Adamek in July 2009. “I have no doubt that we will put on a show for fight fans worldwide.”

Considered one of the premier pound-for-pound prizefighters ever, Jones is now a graying liability who needs to be prevented from boxing.

Although the six-time world titlist would have badly outclassed Gunn in his prime, it’s impossible to presently have any confidence in Jones.

Hence, “I have no doubt that” there shouldn’t be a favorite whenever the great Roy Jones Jr. battles the middling Bobby Gunn.

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