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Adam “Pacman” Jones modified into an electrifying kick returner, exact defensive wait on and Pro Bowler all via his NFL occupation.
But that did now no longer aid him in the boxing ring.
Jones misplaced to Bobby Laing in Friday’s bout as a part of Barstool Sports actions’ “Rough N’ Rowdy” newbie boxing card in West Virginia, which modified into broadcast via pay-per-behold.
The worn NFL participant with out a doubt did no longer envision a loss and suggested TMZ Sports actions he has professional throughout the ring for 10 years and modified into ready to take on Laing, who entered the battle with a 5-0 document in newbie matchups.
“With my hand raised because the original motherf–king RNR champ,” Jones suggested TMZ when discussing how he anticipated the battle to unfold. “Bobby Laing, your goddamn a success is over with. The honeymoon has officially ended this present day. I am ready to f–king scuttle. Let’s scuttle.”
Alas, that is now no longer how the evening went.
Athletic capability modified into never in quiz for Jones, who modified into the No. 6 overall decide of the 2005 NFL draft and played till 2018 (even though he did no longer scuttle well with up in 2007 or 2009). He modified into a member of the Tennessee Titans, Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos and made one Pro Bowl whereas impressing as a kick returner besides his abilities as a defensive wait on.
He modified into wait on Friday in West Virginia, the keep he played college soccer, however modified into unable to capitalize on his homecoming with a bag.