Cristiano Ronaldo and boxing legend Mike Tyson were seen together at the Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury match-up in Riyadh’s Diriyah Arena on Sunday.

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Ronaldo, who now plays for Saudi Arabia Pro League team Al-Nassr, was pictured with his son ahead of the bout. The 38-year-old then greeted Mike Tyson at the venue.


Tyson was amongst the several former and reigning world heavyweight world champions who attended the Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury bout. Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, the older half-brother of Tommy, were the others. Kiwi boxer Joseph Parker, UK’s Derek Chisora, US lightweight world champion Devin Haney, and former welterweight world champion Shawn Porter also attended the event. Comedian Kevin Hart was also spotted at Riyadh’s Diriyah Arena.

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Cristiano Ronaldo recently scored a hat trick for Al-Nassr. Piers Morgan, considered the former Manchester United star’s close ally, earlier this week confirmed that the No 7 will attend the boxing game.

“Cristiano Ronaldo has just told me he is going to the fight on Sunday.” Morgan said on his show Piers Morgan Uncensored.

“And he thinks it’s going to be a great fight, which many people do, so there we are.”

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Fury had pulled out of the fight in 2021 citing injury and illness. Then travel issues kept home away of an American round in August 2022. However, he finally got to lock horns with Jake Paul in Saudi Arabia.

Jake Paul, coming into this bout, had a 6-0 record after turning professional. Fury is 8-0. The former YouTuber, 26 years old, is expected to take home around $12m from the fight while the Brit will receive around $6.5m.