“It Haunts You” – Tyron Woodley Opens Up on the Judges’ Decision on His Last Fight With Jake Paul

Published 12/14/2021, 8:30 AM EST


In August this year, Jake Paul locked horns with his toughest boxing opponent in Tyron Woodley. The pair gave in their absolute best, keeping fans at the edge of their seats. However, Woodley, the favorite, failed to turn the tide in his favor as he ended up losing the fight via a split decision.

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With this, the ex-UFC elite’s very first pro-boxing bout turned out to be a bit embarrassing. Recently, Showtime released a documentary for the upcoming Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 2. Here, ‘The Chosen One’ reflected on his loss to Paul and the decision given by the judges.

He said, “It haunts you when you feel like you want to fight. One judge said I won the fight, two judges decided that he won the fight. If you want to prove the naysayers wrong, this is your chance. I’m here, I’m ready, I saved this card.”

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For Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 1, the referees had scored 78-74, 77-75, and 75-77. Woodley was successful in landing his quality hits with some blistering power. However, Paul was the oppressor for the majority of the first rounds, and that’s where he turned the tide in his favor.

Woodley, being a seasoned MMA veteran, had the ability to sustain his stamina till the last bell. On the other hand, ‘The Problem Child’ was just looking to dodge Woodley’s punches, as he rarely had any energy left.

This fight has served a new challenge in Woodley’s fighting career, and now he’s eager to level the scores with the YouTuber this weekend.

Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 2 – What to expect?

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Fans can expect Woodley and Paul to put on a better show this time inside the ring with a possible finish via T/KO.

Paul was originally set to face a pro-boxer in Tommy Fury, but the latter pulled out due to an injury. However, Paul worked upon his skills tremendously as he was set to collide with a pro-boxer.

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On the other hand, Woodley too kept training despite being out of the limelight. Moreover, he was hungry for this rematch, and now he’s got one. It’ll be interesting to see how both these men fare in this second encounter.

Watch this story – Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley 2: Date, Time, Venue, Tickets, and Live Stream

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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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