Jake Paul to face boxing legend Mike Tyson in exhibition fight in July

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul is set to take on legendary heavyweight Mike Tyson in an exhibition fight on July 20. The event will be broadcast exclusively on Netflix and will take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys and with capacity for 80,000 spectators.

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"Iron Mike," 57, last fought professionally in June 2005 and boasts an impressive career record of 50 wins and 6 losses, with 44 of his wins coming by knockout. The former world heavyweight champion is widely considered one of the greatest boxers in the history of the sport.

For his part, Jake Paul, 27, has made the transition from YouTuber to professional boxer and has won nine of his ten fights. His only loss was against Tommy Fury, the younger half-brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, in February 2023.

"My goal is to become world champion, and now I have the opportunity to prove myself against the greatest heavyweight champion of all time, the baddest man on the planet and the most dangerous boxer of all time," Paul said in a release.

The showdown between Jake Paul and Mike Tyson promises to be an exciting event for boxing fans, and is expected to generate huge sums of money for both men. The fight will be a chance to see one of the most feared fighters in boxing history return to the ring once again.

Although it is not yet clear whether the fight will be official or an exhibition, fans of the sport will surely be looking forward to this exciting showdown in July.

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