Jake Paul’s opponent for his future boxing bonanza is a stage up in competitiveness.
Paul will be facing a different ex-UFC fighter, this time a former welterweight winner in Tyron Woodley, Paul revealed on social media. The Showtime fork out-for every-check out fight is scheduled for Aug. 28.
The bout will be contested at 190 kilos with 10-ounce gloves, in accordance to ESPN.
Paul, the 24-12 months-old YouTube star, is three- as a specialist boxer right after knocking out former UFC fighter Ben Askren on April 17. Woodley, 39, has under no circumstances boxed professionally and has a 19-seven-1 MMA document, including losses in his past 4 fights.
Woodley was in Askren’s corner for his fight with Paul and bought into a spat with Paul before the fight.
“I have a record of people today I prepare on shutting up with my fists,” Paul said in a statement to ESPN. “And as I enter my fourth professional fight, I am psyched to knock the first just one off the record by complicated myself in opposition to a five-time UFC winner identified for his knockout electrical power. Tyron’s a seasoned striker who has fought the best in the environment. I certainly respect his vocation, but I will be sending Tyron into a long term siesta on August 28.
“Maybe this time [UFC president] Dana White will basically be a man and put his money on his former winner rather of hoping to undermine my accomplishment like a jealous ex. Influencer vs MMA: let’s get it on. It is showtime.”
Paul was referring to White denying he manufactured a getting rid of $2 million guess with Snoop Dogg on the Paul vs. Askren fight.
Paul has been focusing on MMA fighters in the course of his boxing quest. He showed up to UFC 261 on April 24 and bought into a heated confrontation with UFC legend Daniel Cormier, whom Paul had termed out right after defeating Askren.
In reaction to movie of the confrontation, Woodley wrote on Twitter, “You previously terrified s–tless. I never have to slap you. But the Second i stroll absent right after i knock you out….The Earth will rejoice!”
1 of Paul’s far more the latest viral times arrived past month when he snatched Floyd Mayweather’s hat throughout an celebration in Miami selling Mayweather’s fight with Paul’s older brother Logan.