Mike Tyson recovers from scare and provokes Jake Paul before boxing fight: 'I don't need to be 100% to win'

Boxing legend overcomes health problem and returns to focusing on fighting YouTuber; confrontation takes place on July 20th

Mike Tyson prepares to return to the ring against Jake Paul. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram/@miketyson

Mike Tyson prepares to return to the ring against Jake Paul. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram/@miketyson

Boxing legend, Mike Tyson calmed his fans and followers by sharing an update about his health condition this Tuesday (28). After an incident during a flight from Miami to Los Angeles, which required immediate medical assistance, the former world champion assured that he is ready to face the challenger Jake Paul.

“Now I feel 100%, although I don’t need to be to win Jake Paul”, declared Tyson on his account on X (formerly Twitter), in a tone that mixes confidence and provocation.

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Last Saturday (25), Tyson, who is widely recognized as one of the greatest boxers of all time, faced a scare that worried the boxing community. Shortly before landing, he suffered an ulcer attack, experiencing nausea and dizziness. The quick intervention of the medical team at the airport was crucial in stabilizing 'Iron Mike'.

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Mike Tyson vs Jake Paul

With a career marked by significant victories and an impressive record of 44 knockouts in 50 triumphs, Mike Tyson remains an iconic figure in the world of boxing, even 19 years after his last official fight. In 2020, he returned to the ring for an exhibition match against Roy Jones Jr., which ended in a draw.

The long-awaited duel against Jake Paul, scheduled for July 20th, promises to be an event with global repercussions. The YouTuber and boxer has accumulated notable victories against renowned fighters such as Anderson Silva, Tyron woodley e Nate diaz. The fight will be broadcast globally on Netflix, attracting the attention of millions of viewers.

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