Mike Tyson will have to undergo a series of tests before boxing against Jake Paul

World boxing legend, Mike Tyson will be 58 years old on the date scheduled to face the YouTuber 31 years younger

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First look between Mike Tyson e Jake Paul in boxing. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/@netflix

the duel between Mike Tyson e Jake Paul is scheduled for July 20th, in Arlington, Texas, in the United States, but there is still a risk of not happening. This is because the boxing legend, who is now 57 years old and will be 58 on the day of the fight, needs to undergo a series of medical tests to confirm the duel.

In an interview with the 'USA TODAY Sports' portal, Tela Mange, director of communications at the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, the entity responsible for regulating combat, assured that Mike Tyson You will need to undergo electroencephalogram and electrocardiogram tests to examine your brain's electrical activity and physical fitness before facing Jake Paul.

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“This must be done by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). All fights are subject to review and approval by the TDLR,” stated the director.

According to Tela Mange, all fighters who work in Texas must undergo medical examinations and competitors over 36 years of age, such as Tyson, must present favorable results to be released.

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Former world heavyweight champion and owner of a record of 50 victories, with 44 knockouts, and six defeats, Mike Tyson He last entered a ring in November 2020, when he faced Roy Jones Jr in an exhibition fight.

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