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Tyson says he feels ‘100%’ after health crisis on plane

Mike Tyson insisted on Tuesday he was feeling “100%” despite a recent health crisis as he prepared for his July fight against YouTuber Jake Paul.

The 57-year-old former world heavyweight champion reportedly required medical treatment on Sunday after complaining of nausea and dizziness during a flight from Miami to Los Angeles.

Paramedics boarded the plane at Los Angeles International Airport to treat the boxing legend before other passengers were allowed off the American Airlines flight.

The incident occurred as Tyson prepared for a controversial return to the ring against Paul in Texas on July 20, raising fears that the fighter once known as the ‘worst man in the world’ could be injured due to his high age.

However, Tyson insisted on Tuesday that he was feeling fine despite Sunday’s scare.

“I feel 100% now even though I don’t have to beat Jake Paul,” Tyson wrote in a short post on X.

Tyson, who turns 58 in June, will take on 27-year-old Paul in a professional fight that will include eight two-minute rounds. The fight has been approved by Texas boxing authorities.

Tyson hasn’t fought professionally since 2005, although he did fight Roy Jones Jr. in 2020. took part in a practice match.

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