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Mike Tyson and Jake Paul’s Netflix Boxing Match Delayed by Tyson Ulcer Flare-Up

The highly anticipated boxing match between Jake Paul and Mike Tyson, set to be livestreamed on Netflix, has been postponed from its original July 20 date due to Tyson’s recent ulcer flare-up, according to the event’s promoter. The new fight date will be announced by June 7, with the bout still scheduled to take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, later in 2024.

In a statement, Most Valuable Promotions, co-producing the fight with Netflix, explained that Tyson’s medical professionals recommended minimal to light training for the next few weeks, followed by a return to full training without limitations. Both fighters agreed that equal training time is essential for a fair competition, prioritizing the health and well-being of the athletes.

Tyson is expected to resume his full training schedule in the coming weeks, eager to step back into the ring. Netflix also shared an update on social media about the postponed event, expressing regret over the delay caused by Tyson’s health condition.

“I want to thank my fans around the world for their support and understanding during this time,” Tyson stated. Despite the setback, he assured fans of his commitment to returning to peak performance and delivering an unforgettable fight later in the year. Paul expressed his support for the postponement, emphasizing his readiness to face Tyson at his best for a memorable showdown.

The fight’s trailer has been released by Netflix on Twitter, showcasing the anticipation and excitement surrounding the Paul vs. Tyson matchup. Fans can expect a thrilling encounter between the two fighters once the rescheduled date is confirmed.

MVP confirmed that previously purchased tickets for the event will be honored for the new date, with options available for ticketholders unable to attend the revised schedule. Stay tuned for further updates on the new fight date and witness the showdown between Jake Paul and Mike Tyson in what promises to be a historic boxing event.