“Don’t Know Who the F*** Those Guys Are”- Jake Paul Berates Robbie Lawler, Carlos Condit, and Other UFC Elites

Published 07/13/2021, 5:45 PM EDT
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating AnEsonGib in a first round knockout during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)


Jake Paul, who will fight Tyron Woodley on August 29, is not new to criticizing UFC fighters. ‘The Problem Chid’ has recently made a few uncanny statements that might sound bizarre to the traditional fight fans. While he is already feuding with his upcoming rival Woodley, the 24-year-old has shockingly questioned the UFC veteran’s fighting resume.

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5X UFC champion Woodley has faced fighters like Robbie Lawler, Carlos Condit, Darren Till, and many more elites in his MMA career. However, Jake Paul didn’t seem bothered about it. He didn’t acknowledge any of the top-tier names and shocked many fans in the press conference of his upcoming fight.

Jake Paul said, “You [Tyron Woodley] know the whole MMA community is counting on you.”

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“Don’t know who the f*** those guys [Carlos Condit, Robbie Lawler] are. You have never been on a fight of this scale”

Meanwhile, Tyron Woodley, who didn’t mince his words, vowed to resurrect his image by knocking out the YouTuber inside the ring.

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Woodley’s last four fights in the UFC saw him suffer big losses, which finally ended his journey with the promotion. But now, he has arguably received the biggest payday of his career, which can also be the easiest fight for him as of now. Despite having no pro boxing experience, ‘T-Wood’ looks comfortable about going up against Paul. On bagging a win, he would clearly be the center of attention in the fight world.

Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley- The ultimate collision

3-0 as a boxer, Paul will enter the biggest test of his fighting career against Tyron Woodley. Although he has already faced Ben Askren from the MMA world, the matchup didn’t offer him any challenge. Askren’s below-average striking skills saw ‘The Problem Child’ score an early KO win. However, Tyron Woodley can bring in some serious heat.

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He is one of the most reputed punchers in the fight community. Furthermore, he has joined hands with several great trainers and A-listed fighters, including Floyd Mayweather. Hence, he may become be the first man to vanquish Jake Paul in Showtime PPV. Although it doesn’t curb Paul’s chances to win, the situation clearly leaves the door open for several potential outcomes.

Do you think Tyron Woodley vs Jake Paul will be an intense fight?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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