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Nate Robinson to face Jake Paul on Tyson-Jones undercard

We’re getting some celebrity boxing exhibitions in January.

Former Chicago Bulls player Nate Robinson, playing for team Stephen A., dribbles the ball against Team Wilbon during the NBA All Star-Celebrity Game at Wintrust Arena. Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

A few hours removed from Mike Tyson announcing he will fight Roy Jones, Jr. in an exhibition fight on September 12th, the card is starting to come together. Former NBA player Nate Robinson and YouTube personality Jake Paul told reporter Shams Charania they will be facing off on the undercard. The event will air on PPV and through a platform called Triller.

Robinson is most known for his NBA career, but he also played football and track in high school. Paul has some boxing experience in his recent career. He won an exhibition fight with Deji, brother of a British YouTube star KSI after Deji’s corner threw in the towel in the fifth round. Paul later made what is described as his professional boxing debut this past January with a first round TKO of YouTube personality AnEsonGib.

This certainly will be ... something.