After Youtube star Jake Paul flattened former Knicks star Nate Robinson in their undercard match on the Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. exhibition match, the boxing world has decided the Pauls — Jake and his brother Logan — are for real. So no less than undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather has announced an exhibition match with Logan Paul, whose last big fight was as a cruiserweight (junior heavyweight) against English Youtuber and rapper KSI in November 2019.
Last weekend’s Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. pay-per-view exhibition bout was far more watchable than most fans expected–from Jake Paul’s meme-worthy knockout of former NBA star Nate Robinson on the undercard to the surprisingly competitive main event. Tyson/Jones may have resembled hard sparring more than an actual boxing match, but was lively enough for many observers to score it for the 54-year-old Tyson, even though the celebrity judges charitably called it a draw.
If 2016 left you feeling extra punchy, Showtime Sports has helpfully compiled a supercut of the 30 greatest knockouts in the history of Showtime Championship Boxing.
Today, Mike Tyson celebrates a milestone that looked unlikely when he was at his wildest—a 50th birthday.
The Undisputed Champion Network caught up with boxing legend Mike Tyson to talk about the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2.