Jake Paul’s dismantling of Ben Askren on Saturday evening appeared to have fueled the ‘Boxing vs. MMA’ narrative, anew. Now, combined martial artists each lively and retired wish to “settle some scores.”
However even earlier than the battle occurred, that argument was already starting to get heated in Jake Paul’s locker room. As you’ll see within the video under, Tyron Woodley acquired into it with opposing cornerman J’Leon Love.
Right here’s a tough transcript of the primary a part of the trade.
Love: You don’t find out about no boxing gloves. You don’t find out about no boxing gloves, man.
Love: You understand I can battle.
Woodley: You’re going for the clout.
Love: I ain’t by no means going for the clout.
Woodley: Chasing it.
Love: I do that.
Woodley: Chasing it.
Love: I do that, champ.
Woodley: I acquired my belts. It’s my canine day.
Love: That’s cool. However you don’t find out about these (raises boxing gloves), although.
Primarily based on the video, Woodley didn’t appear to know whom he was arguing with till midway via their dialog.
Love: You possibly can’t f—ok with me, any day of the week.
Woodley: What’s your title once more?
Love: J’Leon Love. Signed with Al Haymon. Been a champion already, did that. I acquired my belts too, champ.
Woodley: I’m already Corridor-of-Fame, bro.
Love: That’s cool. That’s good. You continue to can’t f—ok with me, if we’re speaking about that.
Woodley: Ain’t no cash behind you.
Love: There ain’t no cash you. Your shit simply went down, didn’t it? Didn’t your inventory simply go down?
Woodley: My inventory’s nonetheless up. And I’ve acquired 5 world titles. That’s all I’ve acquired to say.
Woodley additionally talked to each Love and Jake Paul about putting a wager on Askren. With how issues occurred, right here’s hoping he didn’t push via with it.
That temporary encounter appeared to have touched some nerves inside the MMA neighborhood. However in fact, Workforce Jake Paul received’t be outdone.
Former UFC champions Woodley and Cormier have since responded to the proposal.
For the uninformed, J’Leon Love is an excellent middleweight boxer and former Golden Gloves champion with a stellar beginner profession. Professionally, he holds a file of 24-3-1. He final fought in 2019 in opposition to David Benavidez and misplaced by second-round knockout.