Mike Tyson is touted one of the most legendary boxers in the history of professional boxing. Tyson is known for his insane power and intimidating stature that has sown fear in the hearts of his opponents. It seems Mike Tyson was of Jake Paul’s earliest supporters.

Jake Paul remains very hated as a person and it has only helped to increase his stock. It also helps hype up any boxing match he will partake in. There are many who have now become a fan of Jake Paul.

In q very short period of time Jake Paul has become one of the most sought after boxers in the sport. He has also helped bring a lot of attention to the sport.

While speaking with Fox Sports Radio, Jake Paul talked about his professional boxing career. Paul revealed that Mike Tyson was of the first to support him in his career.

“I think the first person to reach out and really show support was Mike Tyson. And he actually had me fight as the co-main event on his undercard when I knocked out Nate Robinson. And he has constantly given me so much credit and respect for what I’m doing. Because he sees how good it is for the sport and he sees how hard I worked.

But other guys like Evander Holyfield, Manny Pacquiao, Anthony Joshua, they’ve all shown love and support.”

Even Mike Tyson previously said he didn’t understand why people didn’t like Jake Paul. Despite all the hate, Jake Paul is here to stay and that is unlikely to change anytime soon.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet has been a massive fan of professional wrestling for over 22 years, since the early days of the Monday Night Wars. Aside from wrestling, he also is into TV shows, movies, Anime, novels and a lot of music.

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