By Harvey Hoffman

Mike Tyson’s exhibition fight against fellow legend Roy Jones Jr. was unofficially ruled a draw.

After the eight-round bout at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Tyson, who last fought in 2005, said he would “absolutely” do another exhibition.

“I could’ve done everything better,” Tyson said. “Everything I was doing I could’ve done it better, so God willing, I’ll be better the next exhibition.”

Both fighters showed flashes of their former glory, but ultimately Tyson overwhelmed Jones with his heavy hitting, breaking down Jones after the fourth round. Tyson outlanded Jones 67-37, according to CompuBox.

Tyson also had a 57-28 advantage in power punches, including 35 to the body.

Jones admitted afterward that the body shots “took a toll” on him.

“I like him, but the dude is so strong, man,” Jones said afterward. “I understand why they say some things are ‘bucket list’ because when he hits you, if it’s his head, his punches, his body shots, it don’t matter. Everything hurts. So, for me, I thought I did enough boxing on the outside to edge it out, but I’m cool with the draw. It means we just might have to do it again, but I don’t know.”

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