Mike Tyson Puts Jake Paul in His Place With “So F***ing Easy” Comment

Published 10/18/2021, 3:48 PM EDT


You know you’re in for a fun ride when Mike Tyson gets down, starts talking about the ‘toad’, imparts mind-blowing wisdom, and discusses boxing. ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson recently chopped it up with Kyle Forgeard, Salim Sirur, and Bob Menery on the Full Send Podcast.

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Among many other things, the youngest heavyweight champ shared his thoughts on ‘The Problem Child’, Jake Paul. He said that his entire family loves and is very fond of Jake Paul. Out of the blue, Bob Menery then asked him if he could “f**k him up”.

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In a split second, Mike Tyson put Jake Paul in his place right away and praised him at the same time –

So f**king easy. But I would never, my whole f**king family and everybody loves him! That little white motherf**ker. He’s got balls, he’s got f**king balls. When you see a white boy with balls, I’m talking about for real like, ‘f**k you motherfu***r’,” said Mike Tyson.

Bob Menery then dug deeper into his earlier question and asked him how fast he would knock the 24-year-old out.

Mike Tyson then completely shut down the idea of fighting Jake Paul –

Nah man, let him have his fu**ing reign man, let him have his time.  Jake Paul is the only white boy I know that white boys hate. Why everybody don’t like him man? But when he’s doing his job, he’s putting on his shine, it’s an act.

Listen, they’re not real fighters, they’re exciting fighters. I don’t want to fight them, man. I fight real fighters, I fight fighters that hurt big, strong, scary men, those are the fighters I fight,” Tyson added.

Jake Paul says he is the Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, and Floyd Mayweather of the new era

In an interview before the Tyron Woodley fight on August 29, Jake Paul appeared in an interview with Brian Custer. The Ohio native said that the world will truly respect him after the Woodley fight – “people will see, they’ll see the hard work that I’ve been putting in“. And, he delivered.

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Even though he won by split decision, Paul proved to the world that he can take on some of the toughest fighters in the world. By outboxing a former UFC welterweight champion, it seems he is genuinely committed to the sport.

On the Last Stand Podcast, Jake Paul said that he is on track to become one of the biggest draws in boxing.

Well aware of the fact that he’d make headlines and get people talking about him, he then made a bold claim that he is Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, and Floyd Mayweather of the new era.

I am on a trajectory to become the biggest prizefighter in the world.

“For the kids, I look like Mike Tyson, your grandpa had Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson, your dad had Floyd Mayweather, this generation has Jake Paul,said Paul.

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Before the boxing purists take the storm to Twitter to slam Jake Paul for comparing himself to these legends, it is important to truly understand what he’s doing here.

There is a reason why a YouTuber-turned-boxer with just 4 wins is the most talked-about fighter in the sport right now; it’s because Jake Paul knows how to bring fresh eyes to the sport.

It really doesn’t matter if his statement makes any sense or not, Paul got the job done by getting people to talk about him. This is what separates him from the rest and this is why some of the biggest fighters want to fight him.

Love him or hate him, Jake Paul knows a thing or two about making dents in a sport.

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Sanjit Misra

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Sanjit Misra is a boxing author at EssentiallySports. Sanjit fused his passion for writing with his love for jabs, hooks, and uppercuts and entered the realm of boxing journalism. The elegance, the sweet science, and the finesse of hand-to-hand combat was what initially drew him into the world of boxing.

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