How Much Money Is Mike Tyson Expected to Make Fighting Logan Paul?

Published 10/24/2021, 5:42 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 28: Mike Tyson reacts after receiving a split draw against Roy Jones Jr. during Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. presented by Triller at Staples Center on November 28, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Triller)


Mike Tyson was searching for his next opponent ever since his comeback fight. Since November 2020, the last time Tyson fought, ‘The Baddest Man On The Planet’ kept training in hopes of landing another fight. Well, it looks like he may now fight the YouTuber turned boxer, Logan Paul.

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Tyson publicly called out both the Paul brothers, saying he would fight either of them because he would get a big payday. On his podcast, ‘Iron’ Mike said, “That’s the money fight. Those are the fights that make the money. Those guys got 75 million people watching them. Yeah, hell yeah.” 

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“They would. That would make a lot of money. A hundred million dollars, they do anything, they don’t care about being beaten up for a hundred million dollars.”

Hence, ‘The Baddest Man On The Planet’ believes he can rake in the moolah.

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‘Iron’ Mike respects both Jake and Logan Paul. He spoke about why he wouldn’t knock out ‘The Problem Child’.

“My family love Jake Paul. So f***ing easy [to knock him out]. Yeah, but I would never. I’d be against my own f***** family. They love this little white motherf*****. You know what I mean? He got ba**s. He’s got f****** ba**s. When you see a white boy with ba**s, you know. I’m talking about for real, but f*** you motherf*****. Yeah but nah man, let him have his f****** reign,” Tyson said.

Mike Tyson reveals the date to his next fight against a ‘stimulating opponent’

Mike Tyson revealed his next fight date in an interview with The Sun. He said, “I am going to have a return fight in February and we are pretty skeptical about the opponent, but it will be a really stimulating opponent.”

These comments came amidst claims that he will face Logan ‘The Maverick’ Paul. Fans are wondering what the purse for such a huge matchup will be. How much salary will they earn from this fight? Will the PPV buys cross a million? Will Mike Tyson really earn a $100 million dollar purse? We’ll all have to wait and find out.

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Although neither of them has confirmed the fight yet, both are currently looking for their next opponents. A fight between Tyson and Logan would do well on PPV, considering the 26-year-old’s last fight with Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather reportedly sold a little over a million PPV buys.

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Who do you think Mike Tyson should fight next? Will he really return in February 2022?

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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