Jake Paul's dad reacts to Tyson fight

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After Netflix announced the boxing fight between popular YouTuber and boxer Jake Paul and one of the greatest boxers Mike Tyson set to take place in July at the  AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the 27-year-old YouTuber's father, Greg Paul, reacted to his son facing the 'Baddest man on the Planet' in a boxing ring, and the video has gone viral on social media.

Paul's Most Valuable Promotions (MVP) partnered with streaming giant Netflix to produce the fight between Paul and Tyson, which will happen on July 20 and will be live-streamed on the popular streaming platform. While Paul has a 9-1 record in professional boxing, the 57-year-old Mike Tyson has recorded 50 wins ( 44 knockouts ) and 6 losses in his boxing career.

Watch Netflix's promo for Paul vs Tyson:

Jake Paul's father reacts to Mike Tyson fight

After the fight announcement between Paul and Tyson, Jake asked his father, "Growing up who was your favorite boxer?", and his father replied with no second thought, "Mike Tyson." Greg then asked his son the reason behind his question and Jake revealed that he will be fighting Mike Tyson in July.

His dad said, "No way. Dude. Are you fu**ing kidding me? He's gonna be the hardest-hitting moth*rfu**er you ever fought." Greg was visibly shocked with the fight decision and concluded by saying, "Holy Fuck. I'm gonna be freaking out."

Watch Jake Paul's dad react to Mike Tyson fight:

Ahead of his fight against Tyson, Paul said, "It’s crazy to think that in my second pro fight, I went viral for knocking out Nate Robinson on Mike Tyson’s undercard. Now, less than four years later, I’m stepping up to face Tyson myself to see if I have what it takes to beat one of boxing’s most notorious fighters and biggest icons."