Only in 2020 could an exhibition fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr., both in their 50s, dominate holiday season sports headlines. The two men will meet in the main event of a pay-per-view Saturday night from Los Angeles’ Staples Center (9 p.m. ET, PPV).

The card also features a bout between YouTube influencer Jake Paul and former multi-time NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion Nate Robinson. It truly is the kind of event that feels like the only possible finish to such a bizarre year.

There are seemingly endless questions about how the fight will play out. The California State Athletic Commission is overseeing the fight and has placed incredible pressure on referee Ray Corona to enforce their rules to limit the fight to “hard sparring” with neither fighter allowed to look for a knockout, while still allowing the…

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