HomeBoxingJake Paul announces Tyron Woodley clash on August 28
Jake Paul announces Tyron Woodley clash on August 28
June 1, 2021
YouTube sensation-turned skilled boxer, Jake Paul has introduced that he’ll face former UFC Welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley on August 28 on SHOWTIME pay-per-view.
Paul, who has amassed over 20m subscribers on YouTube, introduced his fourth skilled battle towards Woodley on Twitter on Tuesday, who makes his skilled debut, with a venue nonetheless to be confirmed.
‘The Downside Youngster’ campaigns for the primary time on SHOWTIME having signed a cope with the community earlier this month.
The 24-year-old is but to go previous three rounds, having stopped fellow YouTuber, AnEsonGib inside a spherical on his debut in January 2020.
Paul then knocked out former NBA star, Nate Robinson in two rounds in November 2020 and most just lately, retired UFC fighter, Ben Askren who he halted in a spherical in April – an occasion he claims offered over 1.5m pay-per-view buys on Triller.
The Athletic’s Mike Coppinger was first to report information of the battle on Monday, while ESPN’s Ariel Helwani was first to report the date of the bout on Tuesday.
Tuesday’s announcement is available in the identical week of his brother Logan Paul’s exhibition with former undefeated, five-weight world champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr at Onerous Rock Stadium in Miami on Sunday.
The Ohio native clashed with Mayweather final month at a press convention, stealing his cap which sparked wild scenes, with the pair separated by safety.
Paul has already vowed to safe a fourth straight victory by knockout.
“Expensive, @TWooodley thanks for being the second MMA fighter on my hit listing. August twenty eighth the 5x UFC champion is getting knocked out by a Disney actor,” Paul posted on Twitter.
Can Woodley upset Paul?
Woodley gained the UFC Welterweight championship in 2016 and 7 of his 19 wins have come by knockout, with 5 by submission, which on paper seems much like Askren, who registered six victories by knockout and 6 by submission, though Woodley is famend for being a striker.
Maybe crucially although, Woodley has been extra energetic than Askren was, final combating in March 2021, albeit a defeat by submission to Vicente Luque.
‘The Chosen One,’ whose UFC contract led to April, is with out a win since September 2018 and has misplaced his final 4 fights within the UFC, while at 39-years-old there might be questions marks whether or not his greatest days are behind him.
Paul taunted fellow UFC fighter, Daniel Cormier at UFC 261 and has been linked with a future battle with Tommy Fury, unbeaten Mild Heavyweight and brother of WBC Heavyweight world champion, Tyson Fury, with the ‘Gypsy King’ calling for the pair to battle.