Mike Tyson the boxer. Image: Instagram via @miketyson

Mike Tyson, the boxer. Image: Instagram via @miketyson

Mike Tyson is ready to rumble after mid-flight medical scare

Mike Tyson, the legendary 57-year-old boxer, is back in fighting form after a recent health scare on a flight due to an ulcer flare-up.

Mike Tyson the boxer. Image: Instagram via @miketyson

Mike Tyson, the boxer. Image: Instagram via @miketyson

Mike Tyson is back and raring to go after a medical emergency mid-flight. The legendary boxer, 57, had fans worried when news broke of his health scare this past weekend.


Yet, Tyson swiftly dispelled any lingering doubts about his condition and his upcoming fight.

“Feeling 100% even though I don’t need to be to beat Jake Paul,” Tyson declared on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Tuesday.

This statement comes as he gears up for his much-anticipated bout with YouTube sensation Jake Paul.

The incident occurred on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles.

Tyson became nauseous and dizzy due to an ulcer flare-up just 30 minutes before landing, his representative told Page Six on Monday.


Despite the alarming symptoms, Tyson is now in fighting form, according to the Independent.

“He’s doing great after receiving proper medical attention,” his spokesperson confirmed.

“He is appreciative of the medical staff that were there to help him.”

There were initial rumours that Tyson’s medical emergency delayed the flight’s take-off.

However, his representative clarified that the delay was due to an air conditioning issue on the aircraft, not Tyson’s condition.


Tyson, who retired from boxing in 2005, is set to make a grand return to the ring, according to Daily Star.

His fight against Jake Paul is one of the most talked-about events in the sports world.

Set to broadcast live on Netflix from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on 20 July, this match promises to be a spectacle.


Jake Paul took to X on Monday to quash any speculation about the fight being cancelled due to Mike Tyson’s health scare.

“You love to make s**t up before knowing the facts for clicks/likes. Nothing changed #PaulTyson,” Paul tweeted.

Tyson’s update on X confirmed Paul’s stance, ensuring fans that the show will go on.

At a press conference earlier this month, Tyson explained why he chose to face off against Paul. “It was a no-brainer,” he said.

“He’s the new up-and-coming guy on the scene. I like shaking the sports world to its core, and I’m doing that now.


“It’s just something I want to do.” Mike Tyson added, “No one else can do this.

“Who else can shut the sporting world down? No one else can do it.”

Jake Paul, 27, has called the upcoming match “quite literally the biggest fight of the 21st century.”

The social media star-turned-boxer believes Tyson is underestimating his abilities.

“I’m a natural-born heavyweight,” Paul stated. “I’m gonna show Mike who has more power.”

The bout is slated to reach 700 million households, according to Paul, making it a global event.


The younger brother of Logan Paul has been training intensively for this fight. He is eager to prove his mettle against one of boxing’s greatest.

With Mike Tyson’s health scare now behind him, all eyes are on 20 July.

The world waits with bated breath to see if the young contender can stand toe-to-toe with a seasoned legend.

Tyson’s confidence remains unshaken, and he’s ready to show the world that age is just a number.

This fight is shaping up to be an unforgettable event, a clash of generations, and a true spectacle for boxing enthusiasts everywhere.