Cristiano Ronaldo and Mike Tyson among celebs spotted at Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury

Sporting icons Cristiano Ronaldo and Mike Tyson were both in attendance for the eagerly anticipated fight between Tommy Fury and his long-time rival Jake Paul.

Paul has announced himself as a the trailblazer of the ever-growing YouTube boxing scene, as he looks to forge a career in the ring. The YouTube-boxing mix has drawn plenty of critics, but this has not stopped some of sport's biggest names heading to Saudi Arabia to watch the clash.

Most notably Real Madrid and Manchester United legend Ronaldo arrived at the Diriyah Arena to watch the action alongside his son Cristiano Jr.

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The footballing legend dramatically departed Old Trafford late last year following a controversial interview with Piers Morgan. Ronaldo has since joined Saudi setup Al Nassr on a mega-money deal, and is out enjoying himself during his downtime in his new home.

Heavyweight boxing legend Tyson was also in attendance in Saudi Arabia. While making the trip to Diriyah to watch the main event, the two-time world champion was also ringside to support undercard star Badou Jack.

The 56-year-old was seen joining Jack during his ring walk ahead of his clash against Ilunga Makabu prior to Fury's fight with Paul. Alongside his ring walk duties, Tyson was also pictured alongside Ronaldo, before the pair were joined by another familiar face.

The former heavyweight champion of the world and the five-time Ballon D'or winner were seen posing for a picture in what appeared to be a hospitality box. They were also joined by another heavyweight in Derek Chisora, who shared a clip of them together on Instagram.

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Further boxing royalty also included on the guest list were former rivals Deontay Wilder and Tommy's older brother Tyson Fury. Fury and Wilder shared one of modern boxing's most renowned rivalries, having met three times throughout their careers.

And the pair crossed paths for the first time since their third and final fight in October 2021, after sharing a hug outside the arena. Discussing their short but sweet meet-up, Wilder told BT Sport: "Yeah, that is the first time I have seen him since then [their trilogy fight]. You know it is good to see everybody. You know boxing is a small family."


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