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"Paul is a real good striker" - Mike Tyson gives his take on Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley on August 29

Mike Tyson (left); Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley (right).
Mike Tyson (left); Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley (right).
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Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley is the biggest celebrity boxing match of 2021, and Mike Tyson shared his opinions on who he thinks might win the contest on 29th August.

In an episode of Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson, 'Iron Mike' sat down with David Benavidez, the two-time WBC super-middleweight champion, and his co-host Henry Cejudo (former UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion).

Cejudo asked Tyson about the fight between Woodley and Jake Paul, and he answered:

"I don't know, Paul's a real good striker and people disadvantage him when they go in and say, blond hair and blue eyes, 'he's a white b****.' That also builds their courage up that Paul is gonna get knocked out."

While Mike Tyson did not provide a definite prediction, he does like the Paul brothers. At this point, Benavidez stepped in and talked up the prospect of a fight between Paul and another YouTuber, Austin McBroom.

"The one fight I do wanna see is Jake Paul and Austin McBroom. I think Jake Paul slashed his tires. Honestly, that will be the biggest fight in YouTube boxers, Jake Paul and this dude. 'Cause this dude got a big following too," Benavidez said.

McBroom fought and beat TikTok star Bryce Hall and is now rumored to be fighting British YouTuber and rapper KSI. However, nothing concrete has been announced yet.

Watch the full video here:

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Edited by Utathya Ghosh
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