Jake Paul meets former UFC champion Tyron Woodley on Sunday, Aug. 29, on Showtime PPV. May Conor McGregor be subsequent? May Paul win?
Jake Paul is all set to make his Showtime pay-per-view debut towards former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley on Sunday, August 29. Paul has talked about Conor McGregor’s title prior to now. May a win over Woodley materialize right into a boxing bout with McGregor, and will Paul win?
Paul (3-0, 3 KOs) is undefeated as an expert boxer, albeit towards questionable opponents. He defeated former UFC fighter, Ben Askren, by TKO in spherical 1 in his final contest and desires to cease one other former UFC fighter within the type of Woodley.
Askren seemed to be in poor form for his or her match. Woodley at all times seems bodily match and toned, however he’s 0-4 in his final 4 MMA bouts. Can he reverse his downward development towards Paul within the boxing ring?
Time will inform, but when Paul will get by Woodley, anticipate him to holler out McGregor’s title. Throughout a press convention earlier than the Askren combat, Paul acknowledged that he may see himself in a boxing match with McGregor within the subsequent 24 months.
It’s doable that Paul may lower down that timeline, particularly after McGregor’s ugly loss to Dustin Poirier.
After Conor McGregor’s current loss to Dustin Poirier, would he be the underdog towards Jake Paul in a boxing match?
McGregor was as soon as considered the perfect pound-for-pound expertise in MMA, however back-to-back losses towards Poirier have helped extinguish these reminiscences. At 32 years outdated, McGregor seems like a pale former champion.
If McGregor is not aggressive amongst MMA’s elite, a novelty boxing bout towards Paul might be a profitable transfer. His 2017 boxing match towards Floyd Mayweather Jr. was entertaining earlier than he was stopped in spherical 10.
If McGregor and Paul stepped right into a boxing ring, anticipate the youthful Paul to really have the sting. That is perhaps a tough capsule to swallow, however McGregor isn’t a pure boxer regardless of all his coaching footage that appeared earlier than the Mayweather combat.
McGregor is out of his aspect in a boxing ring. Paul isn’t a pure both, however between the 2, he’s the one one with a KO victory on his skilled boxing file. McGregor misplaced to arguably the perfect ever in boxing, however Mayweather appeared like he toyed with McGregor earlier than going all out in spherical 10 for the stoppage.
Paul may not knock out McGregor, however at 24 years outdated, he has youth on his facet and a large measurement benefit. He’s 6-foot-1 to McGregor’s 5-foot-9. Paul can be used to preventing as a cruiserweight. McGregor has by no means fought above 170 in MMA or boxing.
McGregor wouldn’t make it straightforward for Paul. He’s a southpaw with average punching energy, however that’s within the MMA world. In boxing, McGregor’s energy seems common.
If Paul defeats Woodley, it wouldn’t be stunning to see Paul vs. McGregor get made and for Paul to be the favourite.
Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley takes place on August 29 from the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. Comply with together with FanSided for all of your PFL dwell outcomes and highlights.