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Jake Paul reveals how he REALLY FEELS about fighting Mike Tyson – as streamer Adin Ross bets $250,000 on YouTuber to defeat boxing legend

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  • Tyson taking on Paul in a boxing match will happen in July in Arlington, Texas 
  • Paul is 9-1 in his professional career, while Tyson has not won a bout since 2003
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YouTube and social-media star turned boxer Jake Paul revealed how grateful he is about stepping into the ring to fight Mike Tyson, while his friend and fellow streamer Adin Ross, said he will bet $250,000 on Paul to defeat Tyson. 

The 27-year-old Paul and 57-year-old Tyson will fight on July 20 at AT&T Stadium, with the bout streaming live exclusively on Netflix

Tyson has not fought in a non-exhibition bout since June 2005 and has not won a fight since February 2003. Paul has a 9-1 record as a boxer, with most of his wins coming against athletes that are not primarily boxers. 

Paul has transitioned from celebrity fights against the likes of Nate Robinson and Anderson Silva, to trained boxers recently. His only loss is to a trained boxer in Tommy Fury

Paul will enter the bought against Tyson on a three-fight win streak, including his last two wins coming over lower-ranked professional boxers. 

Tyson is considered one of the greatest boxers of all-time, but his now 57 years old

Tyson is considered one of the greatest boxers of all-time, but his now 57 years old

Paul is only 27 but is largely untested in the world of boxing, having fought mostly celebrities

Paul is only 27 but is largely untested in the world of boxing, having fought mostly celebrities

‘I cant believe it. It’s like surreal to me,’ Paul said. ‘… I’m still trying to process and comprehend it.’ 

‘When we faced off for the first time, afterwards, I started laughing,’ Paul added. ‘I stepped away and was like “Bro, what the f*** is going on?”‘

Tyson is considered one of the greatest boxers of all-time. Of his 50 career wins, 44 came via knockout. 

In November 2020, Tyson fought Roy Jones Jr. in an 8-round exhibition that ended in a draw. 

Paul's friend, Adin Ross, said he would bet $250,000 on Paul beating Tyson in July

Paul’s friend, Adin Ross, said he would bet $250,000 on Paul beating Tyson in July

Jake Paul was born two months after Tyson’s first loss to Evander Holyfield, dropping ‘Iron Mike’ to 45-2 at the time. 

Ross has over 16million followers on Instagram, X, and TikTok combined.

Paul was 6 years old when Tyson won his last professional fight. 

According to Ariel Helwani, no protective headgear will be worn during the fight, despite concerns of Tyson’s age.