Jake Paul surprises and admits fear before facing Mike Tyson in boxing

The digital influencer did not hide his feelings and revealed his fear of sharing the ring with one of the biggest names in the history of the sport

VIDEO: See what the first fight between Mike Tyson and Jake Paul in boxing was like. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/@netflix

M. Tyson and J. Paul face each other on July 20th (Photo: Disclosure/Netflix)

Rising boxing star, Jake Paul He felt no shame in expressing his feelings on the eve of facing one of the biggest names in the history of the sport. At the press conference to publicize his duel with Mike Tyson, the digital influencer showed respect for the legend of the noble art and admitted that he is scared of sharing the ring with 'Iron' on July 20th.

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“We've been challenging ourselves for years and we finally managed to make it happen on Netflix, the biggest platform in the world. Things keep getting bigger and better. Mike wanted that, for it to be a professional fight. He wants war. I respect that. Respect for accepting this fight, for trying to end me. That's what all these fighters are trying to do, take down the YouTuber. If Mike can do this, he will be a hero. I know it will be difficult, that I will have to fight against adversity, that I can go to the canvas. I'm scared, don't get me wrong, but it's not about fear holding me back. It's about going in even if I'm scared. That’s true courage,” Jake said.


Sensation in the 'noble art', Jake Paul gained success in the sport by promoting fights that were a hit with the audience and beat big names like Anderson Silva, Tyron woodley e Nate diaz. Before commitments in sport, the social influencer achieved worldwide fame with videos on YouTube and social networks.

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