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Tyson reveals about fight rules of Jake Paul Exhibition

Tyson reveals about fight rules of Jake Paul Exhibition

Recently, in an interview, boxing legend Mike Tyson revealed that his upcoming fight with Jake Paul is an exhibition, but it will have real fight rules. This highly anticipated fight is scheduled to take place on July 20 and will be live-streamed on Netflix. Since the announcement of this fight, there have been many questions raised by fans and critics. Tyson is 30 years older than “The Problem Child,” so many people were unimpressed by this matchup. However, “Iron Mike” is confident that he can defeat Paul when they face off in July. Earlier, there were reports that Tyson would have to undergo several medical tests to be considered for a professional bout. However, the veteran has shed light on the rules of the fight. 

 

Tyson wants to teach Paul a lesson 

Tyson reveals about fight rules of Jake Paul Exhibition
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In an interview with Fox News, Tyson stated that the bout is called an exhibit but if you look up exhibition, you won’t see any laws under which we are fighting. He did not go into detail about the rules but admitted that Jake is no longer the YouTuber he saw dancing on videos and that the 27-year-old will come into the fight trying to hurt. 

“Iron Mike” also said that Paul is deeply mistaken if he thinks he will be victorious. Tyson confirmed that he wants to teach Paul a lesson, but he doesn’t have any grudges against his opponent. 

 

The legend shut down the criticism

Tyson reveals about fight rules of Jake Paul Exhibition
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The former Heavyweight champion has strongly defended his decision to engage in a high-profile boxing match against the American influencer Jake Paul, despite the criticism from various people. The 58-year-old insisted that age is not a barrier to his relevance in the sport, citing the huge viewership that would be generated by this fight. For those who questioned the validity of his bout with Paul, Tyson rejected accusations of jealousy from other athletes and emphasized the widespread public interest he had garnered. He challenged the skeptics to repeat his feat of filling an 80,000-seat arena at his age, highlighting the unique allure of his matchup with Paul. 

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Jake’s choice to fight Boxing legend Mike Tyson over other boxers proves his marketability and appeal to a wide audience. Tyson stated that although many boxers may wish to face Paul, they do not have the same power to attract an audience beyond the Internet personality’s fan base. His comments come amid an ongoing debate over the legality of crossover bouts involving non-traditional boxers like Paul, whose entry into the sport has drawn both praise and criticism. Despite the backlash, Tyson remains steadfast in his support for the matchup and is confident in his ability to defeat his younger opponent. 

 

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