If you are like us and think every Mike Tyson fight is must-watch TV then you must be super excited for his next contest. But when will it take place, who is he fighting, and what types of bets can you make? Let’s find out now!
Who Is Mike Tyson Fighting?
This may surprise a few people but Mike Tyson the former heavyweight champion of the world is going to lace up his gloves and fight Logan Paul. Logan Paul is one of the top YouTube stars of all time (with almost 10 billion views!) and has built an 8 figure business and an international following.
In recent years Paul has taken up boxing and in his most recent contest, he managed to go 8 rounds with arguably the greatest boxer of all time, Floyd Mayweather. While critics stated that Floyd wasn’t trying very hard as it was an exhibition match and Paul weighed at least 50 pounds more than the multi-weight champion. However, Paul has obviously taken a lot of confidence from his previous match and is now testing himself against Mike Tyson who should outweigh Paul by at least 20 pounds.
It should be noted that Logan Paul has only had one professional boxing match which was against a fellow YouTuber, KSI back in 2019 which he ended up losing by split decision. Paullers, as his fans are known, are hoping he can have a better performance in his second professional bout!
When Is Mike Tyson Fighting?
The Mike Tyson Vs Logan Paul fight is set to place in February 2022 and is expected to take place in Las Vegas. Boxing industry insiders expect the fight to break all kinds of records. The mega boxing event is most likely to cost around $100 and buys should easily break the million-dollar mark. Both Mike Tyson and Logan Paul are expected to earn over $10 million each for this event which has been hyped up!
You can expect this fight to reach the headlines of all major media and captivate the boxing and entertainment world. Recently on the Joe Rogan Experience, both Joe Rogan and Snoop Dogg issued some grave warnings for the young YouTube star. Joe Rogan stated he was scared for Paul who is not taking on an old fighter in Tyson but a boxer who still has incredible speed and power. Snoop Dogg went one step further and predicted that Tyson would knock Paul out in the second round.
Whatever happens in this crazy fight is sure to cause controversy. But we will have to wait until February 2022 to find out!
What Types Of Bets Can You Make On Mike Tyson?
If you are looking to gamble on the Mike Tyson Vs Logan Paul fight you are in luck! This incredibly exciting boxing fight has extensive gambling markets and you can make all kinds of different wagers. The most popular Mike Tyson Vs Logan Paul wagers include:
Match Winner – With this wager, you are placing money on either Logan Paul or Mike Tyson to win. If your chosen sportsman gets his hand raised your bet pays out!
Method Of Victory – With this strategy, you are trying to predict how a particular fight will end. You have the choice of decision, draw, KO, or DQ. DQ offers the highest odds but is the least likely to happen!
Over/Under Length Of Fight – With an over/under the sportsbook will pick a round and you choose if the contest will last longer (over) or shorter (under). For example, the over/under may be set at round 8 and if taken under and the contest ends in the 5th round you win.
Round Betting – With this exciting form of gambling you can predict exactly which round the contest will end. For example, you could take Snoop Dogg’s lead and predict the fight will end in round 2 with a Tyson knockout.
Will The Fight Last The Distance – This is a simple yes or no bet where you get to choose if the contest will go to the judge’s scorecard or it will end earlier via KO or DQ.
If you pick one of these bets are you sure to find value and give yourself a great chance of winning some extra cash!
Who Is The Favorite?
The betting markets for Mike Tyson Vs Logan Paul is a very slight favorite at -150. This implies the online betting sites think he has a 60% chance of winning. In contrast, Logan Paul is a +130 underdog which means the sportsbooks think Paul has a 43.5% chance of winning. If you notice that these numbers add up to 103.5% and not 100% that is because that extra 3.5% is known as the vig is the hidden fee sportsbooks collect.
It seems that the sportsbooks think that Mike Tyson still has what it takes as he has posted training videos of him smashing the pads ferociously. Tyson also performed well in his most recent fight against Roy Jones Jr. However, obviously the fact that the heavyweight great is 55 years old and was in his prime in the late 80s results in him being a slight favorite.
Time To Bet Today!
Now you know that the hall of fame boxer, Tyson is set to enter the ring in February 2022 and take on YouTube star Logan Paul it is time to place your bets. He has opened as a slight favorite at -150 but this is a 50/50 contest so you need to trust your instinct on this one! After reading our guide, you should have no problem making winning predictions and collecting the big bucks from generous bookmakers. Good luck!