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Mike Tyson speaks out for the first time since suffering medical emergency mid-flight

Mike Tyson is ready to kick butt after suffering a mid-flight medical emergency this weekend.

“Now feeling 100% even though I don’t need to be to beat Jake Paul,” the professional boxer, 57, wrote on X on Tuesday while referencing his scheduled fight with the YouTube star.

Tyson was on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles when he “became nauseous and dizzy due to an ulcer flare up 30 minutes before landing,” his rep told Page Six on Monday.

Mike Tyson is in fighting shape after suffering a medical scare on a flight. AFP via Getty Images

“Now feeling 100% even though I don’t need to be to beat Jake Paul,” Tyson wrote on X. Getty Images

Tyson was referring to his upcoming fight against the YouTube star. Getty Images

The spokesperson added that Tyson was “doing great” after receiving proper medical attention and that “he is appreciative to the medical staff that were there to help him.”

The rep also shut down reports that the medical scare caused a delay before takeoff and attributed the hold-up to an “air conditioning issue on the aircraft.”

Tyson — who retired from boxing in 2005 — was set to return to the ring in a highly publicized fight against Paul next month.

The heavyweight champion was flying from Miami to Los Angeles when he became “nauseous and dizzy.” Getty Images for Triller

The scare was caused by an ulcer flare-up, according to his spokesperson. Getty Images

Tyson’s latest update on X confirms the social media star-turned-boxer’s denial that their fight would be canceled over the medical episode.

“You love to make s–t up before knowing the facts for clicks / likes. Nothing changed #PaulTyson,” Paul wrote on X on Monday.

The fight is slated to broadcast live on Netflix from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on July 20.

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Tyson confirmed that he will still be facing off against Paul next month. Getty Images for Netflix

Paul tweeted on Monday that the fight was still on despite Tyson’s health setbacks. Getty Images

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“It was a no-brainer,” Tyson said during a press conference earlier this month. “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.”

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

Paul, 27, referred to the upcoming match as “quite literally the biggest fight of the 21st century.”

The social media star said the boxing match will be the “biggest fight of the 21st century.” Getty Images

The fight will take place on June 20 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Netflix

“Because of the fact that it’s Mike Tyson versus me, but also the fact that it’s in 700 million households,” Paul bragged.

The younger brother of Logan Paul said that he thinks Tyson is “underestimating” his abilities and so is “everyone else.”

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

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