Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson Fight Postponed Due To Tyson's Health

Photo: Instagram/Mike Tyson

The highly anticipated boxing match between Jake Paul and Mike Tyson has been postponed following a medical emergency for Tyson. Most Valuable Promotions, Paul's company, made the announcement.

Paul expressed his disappointment in a video on X, saying he was "heartbroken" but willing to fight Tyson when he's healthy. 

According to the New York Post, Tyson, 57, suffered an ulcer flare-up that made him nauseous and dizzy just before a flight from Miami to Los Angeles. Tyson's representatives confirmed he is now "doing great."

Photo: Instagram/Mike Tyson

Tyson, feeling better, said, "I want to thank my fans for their support. My doctor advised me to rest due to my ulcer flare-up. My body is in great shape, and I’ll be back to training soon. 

Jake Paul, this may have bought you some time, but you'll still be knocked out. I appreciate everyone's patience and can't wait to deliver a great performance later this year."

Paul added, "I fully support postponing the event so Mike Tyson has no excuses. I want to face Iron Mike at his best. Paul vs. Tyson will be a historic fight, and I promise to bring my best."

The fight was set for July 20 at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. A new date will be announced on June 7.

Paul, a former YouTube star turned boxer, has a 9-1 professional record with six knockouts. Tyson, a legendary boxer, was the undisputed world heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990, finishing his career with a 50-6 record.

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