Popular YouTube star Jake Paul will put his undefeated record since becoming a professional fighter on the line when he faces Tyron Woodley. Paul has made it clear on numerous occasions that he is willing to fight anyone in both the MMA and boxing world. This has made him a target for experienced fighters in those sports who all want an opportunity to put his fighting skills to the test. In Paul’s last fight against Ben Askren, he looked very good and was able to knock out the former UFC fighter in the first round. This made headlines across the world and further enhanced his reputation as a fighter that needs to be taken seriously.
Paul has also reached out to other fighters like Kamaru Usman, sent a contract to Micheal Bisping, and made a $50million offer to Conor McGregor. Tyron Woodley, 39, is 15 years older than Jake Paul who is 24 years old. Woodley has a very impressive resume which includes being a former welterweight champion in UFC and beating the likes of Darren Till, Robbie Lawler, Stephen Thompson, and Carlos Condit. He will be a different animal when compared to the other opponents that Paul has fought, however, he has lost his last four UFC fights.
Before his recent in-ring success, Jake and older brother Logan, 26, gained popularity for their pranks and uploading controversial videos on YouTube. No one took them seriously as fighters until the last 1 year with Logan Paul even landing a multimillion-dollar exhibition boxing match with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. The fight took place on June 6, 2021, at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Although no one lost the fight, viewers were left unimpressed with what they saw from Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Logan Paul’s fight, billed as “Bragging Rights”.
When is Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight, Date, time, and location
The Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight will take place on Saturday, August 28, 2021. The main event will begin at 9:00 p.m. ET or 6:00 p.m. PT. The event is scheduled to take place in Miami but so far, the venue hasn’t been confirmed yet.
How to watch Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight live
The Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight is a pay-per-view event that is available via Showtime on various television providers. Those interested in this fight are asked to check with their local television provider if they want more information. The price people are expected to pay for the Showtime PPV is yet to be announced.
On August 28th, Jake Paul will be making his Showtime Pay-Per-View debut when he takes on former UFC fighter and world champion Tyron Woodley. Paul’s last fight was in April 2021 when he took on MMA fighter Ben Askren who he knocked out in the first round. This fight means more to Tyron Woodley because he is close friends with Askren and will be looking to get some revenge on his behalf.
Jake Paul broke the news to his followers stating “It’s official. I have a list of people I plan on knocking out and as I enter my fourth pro fight, I am excited to cross the first one off the list by challenging myself against Woodley, a 5-time UFC champion known for his knockout power”.
He also went on to taunt his opponent by saying “Tyron ran his mouth a little too much in the locker room when I knocked out his best friend Ben and earned himself a top spot on the ‘Problem Child’ death list”. Tyron Woodley is not an amateur fighter at all, he is a seasoned professional who has stepped in the ring with some of the best fighters in MMA history.
At the age of 39, he is in good shape and was at one point regarded as the best 170 pound MMA fighter in the world. He won the UFC welterweight title in 2016 and managed to defend it four times which is something many fighters in the history of MMA haven’t managed to do. The weight limit for this fight is 190 pounds and it promises to be an exciting encounter. Jake Paul’s The last two pay-per-view fights were not on Showtime but under the Triller fight club. Unlike his last 3 opponents, Woodley will be a worthy adversary for Paul and he will need to be on top of his game to beat him.
Jake Paul Record and Bio
Jake Paul is a YouTuber and boxer who has been performing in the ring competitively over the last year. He was born on January 17, 1997, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He currently lives in Calabasas, California, USA. Paul was last in the ring on April 17, 2021, when he fought Ben Askren who he beat via technical knockout (TKO). He stands tall at 6”1, has a reach of 76 inches and his fight record is 3-0 with 3 knockouts.
Tyron Woodley Record and Bio
Tyron Woodley is an American boxer born on April 17, 1982, in Ferguson, Missouri, USA. He currently lives in St. Louis, Missouri, USA and as a professional athlete, he has been performing for over 12 years. The last time he was in the ring, Woodley took on Vicente Luque and he lost the fight via submission. As pointed out above, Woodley became the UFC welterweight champion in 2016 when he defeated then world champion Robbie Lawler. He stands tall at 5”9 and has a reach of 74 inches. This will be his first boxing match and his MMA record is 19-7 with 7 knockouts.
Despite years of fighting experience under his belt, many people believe Tyron Woodley is the underdog going into this fight on August, 28. Jake Paul is younger, faster, has the height and reach advantage. There’s been a lot of back and forth between the two camps in recent weeks with each fighter promising to knock the other out. This has raised the anticipation for this showdown even further for fans of both fighters.