Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley’s boxing shock is getting nearer and nearer.
The pair will lastly meet in Cleveland on the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on August 29. This shall be Woodley’s very first boxing contest as Paul seems to be to transfer on to an ideal 4-0 and maintain his KO share at 100%.
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Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley drops August 29
Woodley hasn’t been in a wealthy vein of type in any respect. The former UFC welterweight champion has misplaced his final 4 UFC fights and hasn’t gained a single spherical within the course of.
Now 39, Woodley has been launched from his UFC contract and is wanting to avenge the loss his good buddy Ben Askren suffered by the hands of Paul earlier this yr.
One of these males who defeated Woodley in his residence stretch within the UFC is former UFC welterweight challenger Gilbert Burns.
Burns says Woodley is having a tough time in opposition to “great boxer” Jake Paul.
Burns’ convincing win over Woodley landed him a title shot at Kamaru Usman
“Jake Paul is really proving himself as a hard worker, a great boxer with heavy hands,” Burns advised TMZ. ” It is very huge. I do not see a simple struggle for Tyron Woodley.
“I see the pressure is on Tyron Woodley,” Burns mentioned. “He has to win this struggle. Otherwise, it is going to be a horrible method to recover from it.
Burns scored a unanimous resolution over Woodley in May 2020 after successful all 5 innings. So Burns is aware of a factor or two about how Woodley competes.
“The only thing I’ve learned about Tyron Woodley is that he’s very scared of getting tired,” says Burns. “I think Jake has to stay calm, put the pressure on him, watch out for that right hand, but at the same time when the overhand right comes in it opens up a lot.”
Tyron Woodley and Jake Paul completely dislike one another
Burns continued, “I have to watch this one closely, but I’m not sure Tyron Woodley will pull this off.”
Woodley doesn’t take the duty evenly. The former UFC man educated with Floyd Mayweather – who confronted Jake’s brother Logan earlier this yr – to work on his boxing abilities forward of the conflict.
Paul continues his pattern of going through boxers for the primary time within the skilled ranks. So far, fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib, former NBA participant Nate Robinson and UFC veteran Ben Askren have all fallen to the extra educated Paul.