“I Showed I Got a Chin”: Jake Paul Evaluates His Performance Against Tyron Woodley

Published 08/30/2021, 1:42 AM EDT


‘The Problem Child’ Jake Paul has vanquished Tyron Woodley via split decision to remain undefeated as a professional boxer. Going to the full distance, Paul had to push his limits frequently against Woodley. That said, he even struggled to crack the former UFC champion in a fight that could have gone either way.

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Following three knockouts in his first three appearances, the fourth fight saw him receive a hefty beat down too. So, Paul didn’t look very pleased with his recent in-ring output. He cherished the win over Tyron Woodley, but shed light on his former dominant wins that looked bleak tonight.

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In a chat with Caroline Pearce, Jake Paul said, “Yeah, he caught me with a good shot. I mean, of course, we knew there’s going to be a fight. One shot out of eight rounds, cool you know. I took the shot kept on going and got the job done. It’s just fighting you know. This isn’t soccer. We are taking shots. It’s a part of it. I showed I got a chin tonight. It is what it is.”

Meanwhile, Paul is now 4-0 with two wins over former MMA champions under his name. Hence, he has rightly upgraded himself with every bygone appearance. As it’s time to cherish and celebrate his fourth win, the future can bring even better challenges for ‘The Problem Child’.

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Honed by BJ Flores and former boxer J’Leon Love, it has been a pretty commendable boxing ride for Jake Paul so far. But with certain loopholes found in his latest showdown, it might be the time to pick up from where he had left off in the gym.

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Following the close fight, both men showed an interest in a potential rematch. So, we can see the boxers lock horns again with a better understanding of each other’s abilities. That fight can actually be the key to several doors, giving a fair chance to Tyron Woodley about settling the scores. Meanwhile, Tyson Fury’s brother Tommy Fury has already eyed Jake Paul.

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Paul and Fury have had their social media feuds in the past, which became relevant in recent times. As both men have won their respective fights on the same card, the undefeated pugilists can square off ahead. So, it’s hard to predict Jake Paul’s next move but it’s safe to say he’s not short on options.

Who do you think Jake Paul will face next?

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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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