‘Still want to f**k with me?’ – Mike Tyson sends warning to Jake Paul after sharing ferocious training footage



Mike Tyson in training for his fight against Jake Paul
Tyson was in his third day for training (Picture: @miketyson)

Mike Tyson has shared latest training footage of himself looking in fearsome shape ahead of his fight with Jake Paul, warning his opponent, ‘still want to f**k with me?’

Tyson, 57, will fight YouTuber-turned-boxer Paul on 20 July at AT&T Stadium in Texas in a about set to be streamed globally on Netflix.

30 years separate the two fighters with the heavyweight legend retiring from professional boxing 19 years ago, losing three of his last four fights before hanging up his gloves in 2005.

He returned for an exhibition bout against fellow ring great Roy Jones Jr in 2020, a bout where knockouts were not permitted.

Paul meanwhile has fought three times in the last eight months having secured six of his nine victories to date via knockout.

Tyson began sharing footage of his intense gym sessions this week with his latest post on Saturday showing the incredible power that made him one of the most feared fighters on the planet is still there.

The clip shows the man once known as ‘the baddest man on the planet’ lashing the pads with brutal combinations. Towards the end of the clip, Tyson turns to the camera and says, ‘Day three. You still wanna f**k with me?’

Tyson will be 58 by the time he enters the ring against Paul this summer.

Their bout has been met with fierce criticism by some in the boxing world, including Matchroom chief Eddie Hearn with UFC star Conor McGregor another describing it as ‘strange’.

It remains to be seen whether Tyson vs Paul will be fought under professional boxing rules or as an exhibition, as was the case when the former world champion fought Jones Jr four years ago.

Fight organisers however are lobbing the Texas Boxing Commission to get it officially sanctioned as a professional fight.

Paul’s manager meanwhile has already dismissed the possibility of the fighters wearing protective headguards when they meet in the ring.

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