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Mike Tyson and Jake Paul’s Netflix Boxing Match Delayed by Tyson Ulcer Issue

The highly anticipated boxing match between Jake Paul and Mike Tyson, set to be livestreamed on Netflix, has been postponed due to Tyson’s recent ulcer flare-up, according to the event’s promoter. The new date for the fight will be announced by June 7, with the bout still scheduled to take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas later in 2024. Most Valuable Promotions, co-producing the event with Netflix, emphasized the importance of both athletes having equal training time to ensure they can compete at their best.

In a statement, Most Valuable Promotions expressed support for Tyson’s need to focus on minimal to light training in the coming weeks before returning to full training without limitations. The health and well-being of the athletes remain a top priority for the organizers, who are committed to ensuring a fair and competitive match between Paul and Tyson.

Netflix also shared an update on social media regarding the postponed fight, acknowledging Tyson’s health concerns and the need to reschedule the event for a later date. Tyson, eager to return to full training, expressed gratitude for the support of fans worldwide during this challenging time.

Paul, in response to the postponement, voiced his backing for the decision to allow Tyson to prepare adequately for the fight. He affirmed his readiness to face Tyson at his best and promised a memorable performance in what he described as a once-in-a-lifetime matchup. Both fighters are determined to deliver an unforgettable showdown when they eventually meet in the ring.

Previously purchased tickets for the Paul vs. Tyson fight will be honored for the rescheduled date, with options available for ticketholders unable to attend the new schedule. Fans can expect an epic showdown between the two boxing stars once the new date is confirmed.