Mike Tyson responds to critics who oppose the fight with Jake Paul: “They are jealous” – La Opinion

Mike Tyson responds to critics who oppose the fight with Jake Paul: “They are jealous” – La Opinion

Boxing legend Mike Tyson responded to those who disagree with his fight against Jake Paul and assured that most critics are just jealous of the impact the event has had since its announcement.

In an interview with Reuters, Iron Mike assured that despite his advanced age to fight is still capable of filling stadiums and earning millions of dollars, so some are envious of what he does.

“I’m 58 years old, so what? I get billions of views just by talking to someone about fighting. everyone, even most athletes are jealous. That’s crazy…” she said.

“I say that At your best you couldn’t attract a million people, man. What are you talking about? You couldn’t fill a stadium. Who at 58 years old could sell out an 80,000-seat stadium? “Why do you think he wants to fight me and not anyone else?” he added.

It should be noted that the confrontation between Mike Tyson and Jake Paul has been harshly criticized due to the age difference between both fighters, since The YouTuber turned boxer is 30 years younger than the former heavyweight champion.

The exhibition fight between the two will take place on July 20 at AT&T Stadium (venue has a capacity of 80,000 people) from the city of Arlington, Texas, and will be broadcast exclusively on Netflix.

Mike Tyson has not entered the ring since he faced Roy Jones Jr. in November 2020, a fight that ended in a draw. Instead, Jake Paul comes from beating Ryan Bourland by knockout last March at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Jake Paul assured that his fight with Mike Tyson will be the biggest the world will ever see. Photo: Ashley Landis/AP.

Jake Paul, 27, has two positive results after suffering his first loss to Tommy Fury by split decision, brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. The YouTuber also has a record of 9 wins (six fast-track) and one setback.

For his part, Mike Tyson, 57, He was a heavyweight champion and is considered one of the best boxers of all time. Iron Mike retired in 2005 and left a record of 50 wins (44 by knockout) and 6 losses.

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