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During his exclusive interview to Fox News, Mike Tyson, the baddest man on the planet, admitted to being “scared to death” in the lead-up to facing Jake Paul in what’s expected to be an exhibition boxing match. The 57-year-old is scheduled to take on The Problem Child, who is less than half his age, at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on July 20, which will be streamed exclusively on Netflix.

It was on November 28, 2020, when Mike Tyson, who is also known as “Iron Mike,” last competed inside the squared circle in an exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr, which was declared a draw after eight rounds. The former heavyweight boxing champion of the world, competed professionally from 1985 to 2005, losing his final bout against Kevin McBride.

When the Fox News anchor Sean Hannity asked about what’s bringing back Mike Tyson to the fighting world, he remarked, “I have a weird personality - I don't think it's weird though. Whatever I'm afraid to do, I do it. That's how it is.” “I was afraid of the Roy (Jones Jr) fight. I was 100 pounds overweight, I was however old, 54, 53, and I said ‘Let’s do it.' Anything I'm afraid of, I confront it. That's my personality.”

“Right now, I'm scared to death. But as the fight gets closer, less nervous I become, because it's reality, and in reality, I am invincible,” said Mike Tyson, while talking about his upcoming fight with Jake Paul.

Mike Tyson also addressed the speculation surrounding the boxing match against Jake Paul and said, “This is called an exhibition, but if you look up exhibition you will not see any of the laws that we are fighting under. This is a fight.”

Here is the video of Mike Tyson speaking on Fox News about the Jake Paul fight: