Jake Paul Reacts to Mike Tyson’s Revering Statement As 70 Million Figure Comes to Light

Published 06/19/2022, 8:15 AM EDT

Jake Paul and Mike Tyson have been in talks about their fight for a few years. However, they could not materialize it. The Boxing world is eager to witness this rare pair in the ring, and the buzz for this highly anticipated contest has already reached its apex.

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Recently, the former two-time heavyweight champ revealed some interesting facts about ‘The Problem Child’ while entertaining the question of their fight. In the talk show with renowned TV host Jimmy Kimmel, ‘The Baddest Man on Planet’ praised the social media star, which caught the attention of the latter.

Dec 18, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Jake Paul is introduced prior to his bout against Tyron Woodley at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The 25-year-old took to Twitter and shared the clip of Tyson and wrote, “Thank you to the great Mike Tyson for the respect and opportunity. This year we are making it happen.”

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According to the undefeated boxing sensation, he is going to produce an exhilarating fight between himself and Tyson by the end of this year. Certainly, it is possible now as both seem interested in trading leather with each other.

What did Mike Tyson say about Jake Paul?

According to ‘Kid Dynamite’, the fight between him and the Ohio-based boxer could be “really interesting“. As of now, Tyson believes that Paul has improved a lot.

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Breaking the belief that Paul is not a skilled boxer, Tyson said, “He’s skilled enough, yes. I’m gonna give it to him skilled enough because he’s winning. You gotta yeah even if he’s fighting guys, you guys don’t believe a good enough fighter they should be able to beat him right where they can’t so he’s beating people who really he shouldn’t really be beating that’s we got to give him that credit he’s beating people that he really should not be beating.”

Moreover, Tyson claimed Paul is good for boxing as he is attracting millions of his fans to the sport of boxing. Furthermore, he added Paul has got 70 million people following him in every fight, which are more than many world champions. Notably, Paul has 19.9 million followers on Instagram.

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What do you think of Mike Tyson’s claim? Do you think they will fight this year? Let us know your opinion in the comments below.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.

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