“It’s Really Going Down”: Jake Paul Wheels Out Mike Tyson for Another PPV Plug

Published 02/24/2023, 6:30 AM EST

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One of the most anticipated bouts between Internet sensation Jake Paul and ex-Love island contestant Tommy Fury is right around the corner. The tensions are high for these two to meet in the ring on February 26th. The boxing ring in Riyadh is set and awaits both the boxers to step in and fight for glory. Boxers worldwide have been following the buildup for this fight. The former heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, traveled to Saudi Arabia to watch the fight. ‘Iron’ Mike has chosen his corner for the fight and is waiting for Sunday.

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Recently, Mike Tyson attended the face-off between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury in Saudi Arabia, and fans can’t keep calm seeing the boxing icon at the event.

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All eyes were on Mike Tyson at the face-off between Paul and Fury in Riyadh. He even walked closer to the stage to get a clean shot of both of them on his phone. Jake Paul posted a story about this and wrote, “Uncle Mike Tyson is loving it.” Later, Mike Tyson joined Jake Paul in saying, “It’s going down,” after the face-off.

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Mike Tyson has chosen his favorite for one of the most anticipated fights. In an interview with Boxing Social, Tyson said, “I don’t think Fury will be able to beat Jake Paul. He’s getting better and better as he fights, and I don’t think they brought him here to lose.” Furthermore, he said, “Somebody’s gonna get knocked out. I don’t know who but somebody’s going down.”

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Tyson even compared the marketing power of ‘The Problem Child’ to the top boxers in the sport today. He said, there are only heavyweights and Canelo Alvarez who have more marketing power than him. There is no doubt about Paul’s marketing capability. He has risen to fame in the boxing world, making a name for himself. But, this fight is imperative for Paul as he will be ranked by the WBC if he beats Tommy Fury.

Fans react to Mike Tyson at the face-off

Liam Reilly believes that ‘Iron’ Mike can beat both fighters together in one round.

Frank:oD ias can’t wait for Paul to take out Tommy Fury.

Killer Kelsey is adamant about Paul getting knocked out. He says this is the first time Paul is facing someone of his own caliber and age

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The Many Things Podcast is in awe of Mike’s disregard for rules at the place.

 

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Will Lynch believes that Tyson knows a good fight when he sees one.

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Mike Tyson has chosen Jake Paul to win this fight and believes that he will be a tough opponent for Fury. Whose side are you on going into the fight? Let us know in the comments.

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Agrim Sharma is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. Having an Economics background did not deviate him from finding his passion for writing. With two years of professional content writing experience, he learned that the best way to channel his love for the sport of boxing is by writing.
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