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‘His heartrate is sky high’: Jake Paul says Tyron Woodley underestimates him

YouTube star Jake Paul and former UFC champion Tyron Woodley will fight one another in a boxing match tonight, as the sport’s controversial crossover era continues.

Paul, 24, gained fame and notoriety as a vlogger but has delved into the world of boxing with one amateur fight and three professional bouts. So far, the American has won all of those contests via knockout, with his opponents in his professional fights being fellow Youtuber AnEsonGib, former NBA star Nate Robinson and former mixed martial artist Ben Askren.

Now, Askren’s close friend Woodley will step into the ring with the divisive Paul. American Woodley, 39, was recently released by the UFC due to a four-fight losing streak, but what preceded that run was a dominant spell as welterweight champion. This bout with Paul marks the former NCAA Division I wrestler’s first time venturing into boxing.

On the undercard at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio, Tommy Fury will compete against Anthony Taylor – a sparring partner of Paul. Fury, brother of world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson, is a former Love Island contestant and has been involved in a war of words with Paul on social media. The Briton could be next up for Paul, if the pair win their respective contests this evening. Meanwhile, British heavyweight Daniel Dubois is in action against Joe Cusumano.

Follow live updates below as Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley face off in a highly-anticipated boxing bout.

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Jake Paul: We’ll run it back with Tyron if he gets the tattoo.

“I wasn’t very happy with my performance, I felt wary. I don’t know what it was. I got the job done against a five-time UFC champion. It is what it is, I’m known as the KO guy, I didn’t live up to that. We’ll run it back, with Tyron if he gets the tattoo.

“I’ve been boxing for three years and four days. I went in there, I didn’t fight at my best. That’s my first time going more than two rounds. I’m not too happy with my performance, it’s only my fourth fight, nobody has done this on this stage. It’s unprecedented. He caught me with a good shot, one shot out of eight rounds, cool. I took the shot, this isn’t soccer, it’s fighting, I’ve got a chin.

“We’ll see what happens, I’ve been doing this for 18 months straight, I’m tired. My legs were tired. It is what it is, I’ll go back to the drawing board and figure it out. I was built for this but people seem to forget it is my fourth fight. I’m doing things nobody has done before.”

Jack Rathborn30 August 2021 05:28

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Woodley demands rematch

Jake Paul gave Tyron Woodley a bit of respect in the post fight interview. He said: “Look, I don’t know what to say. But he’s a tough opponent, he’s been boxing, striking whatever you call it for 20 years. I’ve been doing this for three years.”

Then Woodley took the microphone and immediately demanded a rematch. He seemed genuinely angry that Paul was awarded the win.

Michael Jones30 August 2021 05:26

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Jake Paul edges Tyron Woodley by split decision in tense fight to remain unbeaten

Jake Paul outpointed Tyron Woodley in a tense eight-round contest in Cleveland to remain unbeaten.

The fight sparked to life in the fourth round when Woodley bounced a right off the top of Paul’s head after three rounds of composed boxing from the YouTube star.

Michael Jones30 August 2021 05:23

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Jake Paul beats Tyron Woodley by split decision

Jake Paul wins by split decision! The crowd goes nuts so does the man himself.

The judges scored it: 77-75, 75-77, 78-74

Michael Jones30 August 2021 05:15

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Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley

Woodley starts with two wild punches and connects with a right hand but he backs off and lets Paul move around the ring. Woodley’s only option is for a knockout but he’s not going for it.

Paul has used the grapple to good effect. Whenever Woodley got too close he’s grabbing and holding on not allowing the punches to come in.

Woodley lands another straight right at the end of the round and both fighters raise their arms as the bell goes. This will be a close call but I think Jake Paul edges it and takes the win.

Michael Jones30 August 2021 05:11

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Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley

Jake Paul’s corner has him up in the fight which means Woodley needs to finish strongly but it’s Paul who’s controlling the round. He’s hiding behind his jab, staying on the outside and not letting Woodley in close.

Paul gets a good right hand to land on the bell and probably takes the round. This is his fight to lose now with just one round left.

Michael Jones30 August 2021 05:06

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Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley

Jake Paul’s moving a lot better now. The crowd starts to boo as it’s a quiet round so Paul throws a three-punch combo to get them back into it but doesn’t connect well with any of them.

They come to blows at the end of the round before Paul grabs hold of Woodley. Paul’s starting to look tired now. Woodley finishes the round with a decent right hook.

Michael Jones30 August 2021 05:02

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Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley

Uppercut then left hook from Woodley. He’s getting inside more often now. Paul looks like he’s feeling the effects of those hits. Woodley’s turning the fight around.

Woodley taunts Paul who responds in kind before landing a few jabs. This is a close round but Woodley might just have edged it.

Michael Jones30 August 2021 04:58

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Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley

Woodley’s looking for one big shot to end Paul but the 24-year-old isn’t letting him get close.

Until now! Woodley catches Paul with a left hook and he’s rocked. He falls into the ropes and tries to find some distance from Woodley who follows it up with a straight jab and a combo.

Paul makes it to the end of the round but looks leggy.

Michael Jones30 August 2021 04:55

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Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley

Woodley needs to work harder to get inside Paul’s jab. At the minute he’s not offering much. Jake Paul’s three-punch combo is winning him this fight. He’s got some pretty quick hands when he unleashes it.

Paul lands an uppercut but Woodley shakes it off. An overhead right from Paul just misses but he’s done enough to win the round again.

Michael Jones30 August 2021 04:49



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