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Boxing Icon Mike Tyson and Jake Paul are scheduled to square off in an exhibition

<p>Organizers announced on Thursday that former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will make a comeback to the ring to take on YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul in an exhibition match that will be broadcast on Netflix.</p>
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<p>On July 20 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, Netflix and Most Valuable Promotions (MVP) confirmed the fight between Tyson, 57, and Paul.</p>
<p>In a statement, Tyson said that he was excited to take on a fighter who is thirty years younger than him and that he had been impressed by Paul’s early accomplishments in boxing.</p>
<p>Tyson said, “It will be a lot of fun to see what the will and ambition of a ‘kid’ can do with the experience and aptitude of a goat. He’s grown significantly as a boxer over the years.”</p>
<p>Paul competed on the undercard of Tyson’s last fight, an eight-round exhibition in 2020 in Los Angeles against Roy Jones Jr., the former middleweight champion.</p>
<p>“I intend to finish him, just as I started him on his boxing journey on the undercard of my fight with Roy Jones,” joked Tyson.</p>
<p>The bout is the most recent example of a trend that has gained popularity in recent years: it pits well-known fighters who are either retired or much beyond their peak against one another or other online superstars.</p>
<p>Logan Paul, the brother of boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in 2021, was a major force behind starting the trend.</p>
<p>But Jake Paul, who has a 9-1 record and six knockouts, has grown in popularity.</p>
<p>He defeated Ryan Bourland and Andre August in his final two bouts, scoring consecutive knockouts against professional fighters.</p>
<p>One of the fiercest heavyweight fighters in history, Tyson won his first title at the age of twenty-one years, four months, and twenty-two days, becoming history’s youngest heavyweight champion. He went on to become the undisputed champion from 1987 to 1990.</p>

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