YouTuber to face former World Boxing Champion

YouTuber to face former World Boxing Champion

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YouTuber-turned-professional-boxerJake Paul will face former world champion Mike Tyson in a boxing match in July.

It is unclear if it will be an official fight or an exhibition bout, but it will be staged in Texas and broadcast live on streaming platform Netflix.Paul, beat Ryan Bourland in his 10th professional fight last Saturday.

He has won nine of his 10 boxing fights, mostly against ex-UFC fighters, with his solitary defeat coming against British heavyweight Tommy Fury in February 2023.

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Tyson was the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles in 1987 but his reign as unified champion came to a shock end in 1990 as he was beaten by Buster Douglas in one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.





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