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Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul struggle postponed after ulcer flare-up

The boxing match between former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson and Jake Paul has been postponed after a recent ulcer flare-up that left Tyson dizzy on a plane, promoters said Friday. The fight had been scheduled for July 20. Tyson, 57, felt nauseous and dizzy on a Miami-to-Los Angeles flight Sunday, and his representatives blamed it

Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul struggle postponed after ulcer flare-up

The boxing match between former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson and Jake Paul has been postponed after a recent ulcer flare-up that left Tyson dizzy on a airplane, promoters mentioned Friday.

The struggle had been scheduled for July 20.

Tyson, 57, felt nauseous and dizzy on a Miami-to-Los Angeles flight Sunday, and his representatives blamed it on the ulcer.

“Throughout a observe up session on Thursday with medical professionals on his current ulcer flare up, the advice is for Mike Tyson to do minimal to mild coaching over the following few weeks after which return to full coaching with no limitations,” Most Precious Promotions mentioned in an announcement.

Each Tyson and Paul agreed to the postponement, the corporate mentioned.

The brand new date for the struggle shall be introduced July 7, MVP mentioned.

Tyson in an announcement distributed by the promoter received in some trash discuss to Paul, in true boxing style. “My physique is in higher general form than it has been because the Nineteen Nineties and I shall be again to my full coaching schedule quickly,” he mentioned.

“Jake Paul, this will likely have purchased you a while, however ultimately you’ll nonetheless be knocked out and out of boxing for good,” Tyson mentioned. “I admire everybody’s persistence and may’t wait to ship an unforgettable efficiency later this 12 months.”

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Paul, 27, fired again in the identical assertion.

“My followers know I don’t need to face Iron Mike at something however his finest, however let there be no mistake — when he steps into the ring with me, I shall be prepared to say my W with a sensational end,” he mentioned.

The struggle, which is about to occur at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, shall be shown live on Netflix.

Netflix mentioned the ulcer restricted Tyson’s capacity to totally prepare for the following few weeks.

Phil Helsel

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