Jake Paul Drastically Changes Prediction for His Next Fight With Tyron Woodley

Published 08/12/2021, 5:24 AM EDT
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)


On August 29th, Jake Paul will make his second ring appearance of 2021 against the ex-UFC welterweight stalwart, Tyron Woodley. The pair will enter a massive showdown against each other in an 8-round boxing bout. This fight, ever since its announcement, has accrued vast attention from both casual and ardent followers of the sport. That said, the fans are keeping their fingers crossed in order to see a show worth the wait.

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Recently, Jake Paul, who’s evidently excited about this clash, shared an updated prediction. Earlier, he claimed that he would knock out Woodley inside three rounds of the fight.

But, in an exclusive interaction with MMA Junkie, he said, “Like seriously legitimately, I back up everything I’ve said so far in every single interview with every single fight. So, I’ve sort of taken it down from 3 rounds to maximum 2.”

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In his last fight, the YouTuber turned boxer went all guns blazing against Ben Askren, who was another veteran from the MMA vertical. He looked in his top form right from the first second in this collision and it took him no time to land his staggering hits on ‘Funky’.

As a result, the retired MMA star, who couldn’t withstand Jake Paul‘s power, got floored inside the first round itself. This fight filled the Ohio native with sheer confidence, and the same was visible in his comments above.

Many boxing pundits consider Tyron Woodley as one of the toughest tests for Paul, but the latter is keen on vanquishing his naysayers once again.

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Can Jake Paul pragmatically finish Tyron Woodley inside 2 rounds?

While Woodley has never put himself inside the ring for a professional boxing bout, Jake Paul has dedicated an exuberant amount of time in the same. Hence, he will enter the ring as the more experienced boxer. Considering the same, ‘The Problem Child’ will have an added advantage for obvious reasons.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

The YouTuber definitely holds some thrilling knockout power and the fans might get to see a snippet of the same on August 29, too. It’ll be interesting to see if Paul really backs his prediction. What do you think?

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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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