Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson: Boxing Spectacle Set for July 20 in Dallas

Jake Paul and Mike Tyson will face off in a professional boxing match on July 20 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The highly anticipated bout has already generated immense hype, with over 121,000 fans signing up for pre-sale access to tickets.

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Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson: Boxing Spectacle Set for July 20 in Dallas

Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson: Boxing Spectacle Set for July 20 in Dallas

In a clash ofboxing generations, YouTuber-turned-fighter Jake Paul is set to face former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on July 20 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The highly anticipated bout, which will be sanctioned as a professional fight by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations, has already generated immense hype, with over 121,000 fans signing up forpre-sale accessto tickets.

Promoters are offered exclusive VIP packages for the event, with the most luxurious option, the "MVP Owner's Experience," priced at a staggering $2 million. This package includes two ringside apron seats, four seats each in the first and second rows on the floor, a pre-fight photo with Paul and Tyson in their locker rooms, gloves signed by both fighters, and a private green room with top-shelf open bar and all-inclusive food menu.

The fight, which will be broadcast live on Netflix, marks a significant age gap between the two boxers. Tyson, 56, has not fought professionally since 2005, while Paul, 27, has amassed a 9-1 record since his debut in 2020. Despite the difference in experience, both fighters have expressed confidence in their abilities. "Jake, don't listen to him, please," Tyson said in response to a warning from Paul's associate. Paul, meanwhile, declared that "One must 'die' when the fight will end," showcasing his belief in securing a victory.

In preparation for the bout, Tyson has undergone an intensive training regimen, revamping his lifestyle, diet, and routine. The boxing legend has stopped using marijuana and adhered to a diet of raw meat to ensure peak physical condition. The fight will take place over eight, 2-minute rounds, with both competitors wearing 14oz gloves.

Leading up to the event, Paul and Tyson will face off at two press conferences – the first on Monday at the Apollo Theater in New York and the second on Thursday at Texas Live! in Arlington. Both events are open to the public fee of charge and will be streamed on Netflix's YouTube and X channels.

The Paulvs. Tyson fight is set to be a monumental event in the world of boxing, bridging the gap between traditional pugilism and the new era of celebrity fights. With an impressive undercard featuring Katie Taylor's rematch with Amanda Serrano for the undisputed super lightweight crown, the July 20 spectacle at AT&T Stadium promises to be a night to remember for boxing enthusiasts and casual fans alike.