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Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson fight: Date, rumors, undercard, rules, odds, start time, location, complete guide

Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson is really happening. Netflix steps into the fight game for the first time to host the bizarre boxing crossover.

Paul, 27, and Tyson, 57, are set to engage in an exhibition boxing match at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Nov. 15. The bout will be streamed globally by Netflix, but not come with a PPV price tag. Tyson’s legend and vast experience have him as a modest underdog. What Paul lacks in longevity he should make up for with youth, commitment and a qualified team behind him.

The bout was originally scheduled to go down on July 20, but Tyson suffered a medical issue related to an ulcer that forced a postponement.

The fight will also be an official, sanctioned bout by the Texas commission. The fight will be eight, two-minute rounds with slightly larger gloves than normal.

Paul (9-1, 6 KOs) is all in on boxing. The YouTuber started boxing other social media stars before graduating to UFC fighters and champions testing the sweet science. Paul recently took a detour from beating older, smaller MMA fighters like Anderson Silva and Nate Diaz and went the more traditional development route. Paul notched consecutive knockout wins over unknown boxers in the leadup to the Tyson announcement.

Tyson (50-6-2 NC, 44 KOs) has not boxed publicly since his 2020 exhibition against fellow legend Roy Jones Jr. ended in a draw. It’s often said power is the last thing to go and “Iron” Mike will need it against an opponent 30 years his junior. The former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion is an all-time great with wins over Larry Holmes and Michael Spinks.

The undercard will feature a fantastic rematch when Katie Taylor puts her undisputed super lightweight titles on the line against Amanda Serrano. The two women were the first to headline an event at Madison Square Garden in April 2022 where Taylor earned a split decision to retain her undisputed lightweight titles. Now, the two will meet up a weight class after Taylor beat Chantelle Cameron by majority decision in November to claim the titles.

The original July date also was set to feature two other fights. Former champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was set to return on this card taking on former UFC title challenger Darren Till in the cruiserweight division. Chavez Jr., 38, has not fought since December 2021 when he bounced back from a loss to former UFC champion Anderson Silva to defeat David Zegarra. Till lost four of his final five fights in UFC and has not fought since a December 2022 submission loss to Dricus Du Plessis. The other fight announced for the card was a lightweight showdown between top prospects Floyd Schofield and Ashton Sylve.

While Taylor vs. Serrano is confirmed for the new date, the promoters have not yet said whether the other two fights will also move.

Below is the complete fight card for Paul vs. Tyson along with the latest odds. Check back all week long for the latest news, features and other content around this massive event.

Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson fight card, odds

  • Jake Paul -170 vs. Mike Tyson +130, heavyweights
  • Katie Taylor (c) -155 vs. Amanda Serrano +125, undisputed lightweight titles

Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson info

  • Date: Nov. 15
  • Location: AT&T Stadium — Arlington, Texas
  • Start time: TBA (Main card)
  • How to watch: Netflix


Who wins Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul, and which Paul vs. Tyson props should you be all over? Visit SportsLine now to see Brandon Wise’s best bets for the bout, all from the CBS combat sports specialist who just called Paul’s first-round win in March, and find out.

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