UFC president Dana White spoke on the scheduled boxing match between former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and YouTube star turned skilled boxer Jake Paul, and gave his prediction for the battle as effectively.
Talking on former UFC fighter Mike Swick’s podcast, Actual Fast with Mike Swick, White picked Woodley to be victorious towards Paul and credited the latter for being keen to step into the ring with an adept striker like Woodley.
“Tyron Woodley has punching energy, and clearly, he’s put a whole lot of dudes to sleep in his profession,” White stated to Swick. “Tyron Woodley doesn’t seem like the Tyron Woodley of the previous that was placing all people to sleep. He hasn’t received a battle in three years. He’s going to be 40 years previous.
“However I’ll give it to [Paul]. No less than he’s stepping in there with a man who can punch [in Woodley].”
The UFC president additionally gave his prediction for the bout, which is slated to happen Aug. 28 at 190 kilos.
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Like his prediction for Paul’s final boxing match towards UFC veteran and former Bellator and ONE welterweight champion Ben Askren, White once more sided with the previous UFC product in Woodley, and picked ‘The Chosen One’ to win by stoppage.
“I’d must go together with Woodley by knockout,” White stated. “Pay attention man, Woodley ought to knock him out. However once more, the Tyron Woodley you speak about that was the champ isn’t the identical fucking man he was 4 years in the past.”
Since White assisted Askren forward of his battle with Paul in April, giving Askren entry to the UFC Efficiency Institute in his preparation for the battle, will probably be attention-grabbing to see if White does the identical with Woodley.