Deborah Woodley Reveals Her First Reaction on Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley Fight

Published 06/30/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 30: Tyron Woodley battles Gilbert Burns in a welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on May 30, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


There are countless boxing bouts that are yet to happen this year. And the Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight is one such unusual contest on that list. This bout has stirred the fight world to a major extent, and it has every ability to go down as one of the best boxing events of 2021.

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Recently, Tyron Woodley’s mother and a much-renowned personality among fight fans, Deborah Woodley, interacted with FightHype and revealed her first reaction when she heard about her son’s bout.

“Well, first of all, I didn’t know who Jake Paul was!” she said.

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She continued, “That ain’t nothing. Your work speaks for you. I don’t follow all of that but what I do follow is people and after seeing some of the interviews. And kind of disregarding or sorting through what he says and watch what he does, if they sort through it, they’ll see a different person.”

Over the past few months, Jake Paul has turned into a household name in the sport. He’s called out enormous bigwigs of the game and has engaged in numerous verbal wars with the best combat sports athletes. Paul wants to go down as one of the biggest names in the sport. And for that, he wishes to take on the likes of Tyron Woodley and more.

Usually, ‘The Chosen One’s mother is well aware of the opponent her son is on the brink of facing. But this time, in an absolute shocker, she didn’t know who Jake Paul was. This may have been a ploy to help Woodley get under Paul’s skin.

Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley – One of the classic boxing entertainers of 2021

Jake Paul, who is just 3 fights old in the boxing world, is hungry to elevate his boxing stint. That said, he’s all set to battle a former UFC champion who is also an elite striker. This will be a test as Woodley may have the edge over Paul’s other opponents.

And ‘The Problem Child’ will somehow have to find a way to overpower the ex-UFC champ and stay relevant.

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Hence, this fight has all the ingredients to go down as one of the best entertainers of 2o21 as this matchup is special in its own way.

With that, the fans and fighters will be excited to see how this fight plays out. What do you draw of Momma Woodley’s above comments?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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