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Mike Tyson is eating raw meat to prepare for Paul fight

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Mike Tyson has made some dietary changes ahead of his heavyweight bout against Jake Paul.

During an appearance on "The Damon Elliott Show," the 57-year-old boxing legend revealed that he's been eating raw meat to help prepare for the July 20 match at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The match, which will be broadcast live on Netflix, was recently sanctioned as a professional bout by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and will count on both fighters' career records.

Tyson hasn't fought professionally since 2005, though he faced Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition match in 2020. The 27-year-old Paul last stepped into the ring in March, defeating Ryan Bourland via a first-round technical knockout.

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