WBC boss makes feelings clear on Jake Paul vs Mike Tyson fight after world ranking promise

Mauricio Sulaiman opens up on Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul.

WBC boss makes feelings clear on Jake Paul vs Mike Tyson fight after world ranking promise

WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has shared his thoughts on Mike Tyson coming out of retirement to fight Jake Paul.

Tyson vs. Paul is set for July 20 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, which will be aired on Netflix.

UFC CEO Dana White pulled no punches as he hit out at the booking while Conor McGregor slammed the fight.

Paul’s manager, however, Nakisa Bidarian, defended Tyson vs. Paul as he denied a major rule change.

Tyson has officially started his training camp ahead of his summer showdown against Paul and fans think the fight is already done.

It will be the 57-year-old’s first appearance in a ring since his exhibition bout against fellow boxing icon Roy Jones Jr.

The WBC supported Tyson vs. Jones Jr, with the sanctioning body’s president backing ‘Iron’ Mike’s fight against ‘The Problem Child’.

He said: “I’m sure Mike is going about this responsibly. He’s in very good shape. Mike Tyson is one of the greatest, iconic and legendary champions.

“Jake Paul has come into boxing and we must thank him and embrace him, for bringing millions of young eyeballs to our sport.”

Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr with WBC titles after their exhibition bout. Image: Getty
Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr with WBC titles after their exhibition bout. Image: Getty

Sulaiman added: “It’s a fight and a real event. No one can certainly say Jake Paul will win, because he’s young. No one can say Mike Tyson will win because he’s a legend, so it’s interesting.

“I only pray it will be done with all the medicals and everything is done with huge care and it’s going to be a great event. They will prepare fully for this.”

Paul could earn a WBC ranking if he beats Tyson.

He was promised a spot in the WBC rankings if he had beaten Tommy Fury.

However, the 27-year-old was defeated by Fury, who outpointed him in their Saudi Arabia clash last year.

Paul has since reeled off three wins in a row, beating Nate Diaz, Andre August and Ryan Bourland.

Related Posts

New ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie cuts Jack Sparrow: Johnny Deep left without his character

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed the news Johnny Deep as Jack Sparrow.The iconic ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise is embarking on a bold new journey, one that will…

Young Jack Sparrow appears in the trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean 5

The new trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean 5 contains many interesting things, including the young version created entirely by Captain Jack Sparrow’s techniques.Zombie pirates, floating corpses…

5 ‘heavenly secrets’ of Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s revenge

Not only attractive by actor Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow brand, this latest episode about gallant pirates also creates curiosity through mysterious spiritual stories, earth-shattering secrets… Johnny Depp…

Johnny Depp almost lost the role of Jack Sparrow to this actor: He holds the world record and is also the “original” of the captain!

This is the male actor representing the Jack Sparrow role model played by Johnny Depp.As the “chameleon” of the Hollywood film industry, Johnny Depp has many familiar roles, leaving…

Johnny Depp wanted to give Jack Sparrow a “Proper Goodbye”

Johnny Depp said in court on Monday that he wanted to continue making the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie because he wanted to say a “proper goodbye”…

Emma Watson Radiates Summer Vibes: A Stunning Beach Moment in a Bikini, Cooling Off the Heat!

While Emma Watsoп is kпowп for her gracefυl aпd sophisticated image, imagiпe a stυппiпg momeпt where she radiates sυmmer vibes, cooliпg off the heat iп a bikiпi…