Jake Paul has formally confirmed his boxing match with Tyron Woodley and has already predicted a brief night time for the previous UFC welterweight champion.
Paul’s fourth professional boxing matchup in opposition to Woodley is predicted to happen Aug. 28 at a location and venue but to be introduced. The bout will air on Showtime pay-per-view.
The YouTube star has made waves within the fight sports activities world, most notably within the MMA neighborhood by calling out a number of of the game’s stars—together with Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal. After knocking out Ben Askren on the Triller Struggle Membership occasion in April, Paul now has his sights set on Woodley and plans on bettering his report to 4-0 with one other fast end as he said on Tuesday through his Instagram.
“Tyron ran his mouth a bit an excessive amount of within the locker room after I knocked out his finest pal Ben and earned himself a prime spot on the Downside Little one demise record,” Paul wrote. “Tyron’s a seasoned striker who has fought the most effective MMA fighters on the earth however will likely be dropped by a Disney teen star in 2 rounds. Perhaps this time Dana White will truly be a person of his phrase and put his cash on his former champion as a substitute of making an attempt to undermine my success like a jealous ex. Influencer vs MMA….let’s get it on. It’s Showtime.”
Paul’s boxing resume additionally features a spotlight reel KO of former NBA guard Nate Robinson on the undercard of Triller’s occasion headlined by the exhibition bout between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.
Woodley makes his skilled boxing debut after parting methods with the UFC. “The Chosen One” will look to get his hand raised within the fight sports activities world for the primary time since submitting Darren Until is his last welterweight title protection at UFC 228 in September 2018.