Jake Paul to Fight Mike Tyson in Live Netflix Boxing Event
  • Netflix is getting live sports this summer with what it is calling a “boxing mega-event.”
  • That event involved YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul and ferocious boxing champ Mike Tyson.
  • Partnered with Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions company, Netflix is set to stream the event live on July 20 from Dallas’ AT&T Stadium.
  • “Mike Tyson is one of the biggest icons in boxing history and Jake Paul is one of the biggest disruptors in boxing history,” said Netflix’s VP of nonfiction sports, Gabe Spitzer, in a statement. “Saturday, July 20 will be pure drama in the ring in Texas. We are thrilled to partner with Most Valuable Promotions for this historic event and we can’t wait for these two to face off for fans all across the world on Netflix.”
  • Paul, meanwhile, said in a statement: “This will be the fight of a lifetime.”
  • How do you think Jake Paul will fair against Mike Tyson? At 57 years old, why or why doesn’t Tyson still have what it takes?