Mike Tyson’s Comeback Bout with Jake Paul Postponed to November 15 Due to Health Issues

Mike Tyson’s Comeback Bout with Jake Paul Postponed to November 15 Due to Health Issues

The highly anticipated boxing match between legendary former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson and YouTube star Jake Paul has been rescheduled for November 15.

Originally set for July 20, the bout was postponed due to health issues faced by Tyson.

The fight will still take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home to the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. Promoters and both fighters have confirmed the new date, ensuring fans that the excitement remains high despite the delay.

Tyson’s Health Scare

Mike Tyson, who turns 58 on June 30, experienced health complications last month that necessitated the postponement of the fight.

While on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles, Tyson complained of nausea and dizziness, leading to an emergency medical situation. Doctors diagnosed him with an “ulcer flare-up” and advised him to reduce training for several weeks to allow for proper recovery.

In a statement, Tyson expressed his gratitude towards the medical staff and the event organizers for their swift response and efforts to reschedule the fight.

“Although we had to postpone the fight, I will resume training shortly,” Tyson said. “I’m thankful to the medical staff that treated me and to MVP, Netflix, and AT&T Stadium for working diligently to find the best reschedule date for all parties.

While we have a new date, the result will be the same no matter when we fight. Jake Paul is getting knocked out.”

New Date and Venue

The rescheduled fight is set for November 15, allowing ample time for Tyson to recover and prepare. The bout will take place at the iconic AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The new date falls on a Friday, providing enough time for the stadium to be reconfigured for the Dallas Cowboys’ Monday night NFL game against the Houston Texans on November 18.

Jake Paul, who announced the new date on X (formerly Twitter), remained confident in his chances against Tyson. “New date, same place, same fate,” Paul posted, indicating that his determination to face Tyson remains unchanged.

Fight Details

The match will be a professional fight sanctioned by Texas boxing officials, featuring eight two-minute rounds.

Despite concerns from other fighters, including former heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, about Tyson’s ability to compete safely at his age, Tyson remains determined.

“The decision for a ring return against Paul was a ‘no-brainer’,” Tyson stated last month.

Tyson, who last fought professionally in 2005, was once considered the “baddest man on the planet” during his prime in the 1980s and 1990s.

His dominance in the heavyweight division has left a lasting legacy, and his return to the ring has generated significant interest and excitement.

Streaming and Broadcasting

The rescheduled fight will be streamed live by Netflix, a powerhouse in the streaming service industry.

This marks a significant moment for Netflix as it continues to expand its portfolio to include live sports events. Fans worldwide will be able to watch the bout, ensuring that the event reaches a broad audience.


The rescheduling of the fight between Mike Tyson and Jake Paul has only heightened the anticipation for this unique boxing match.

With Tyson’s health scare now behind him, the legendary boxer is set to make his return to the ring in November.

Both fighters are gearing up for what promises to be an exciting and highly watched event.

As the new date approaches, fans can look forward to an epic showdown at AT&T Stadium, where history will be made once again.

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