Jake Paul Makes a Bold Claim Ahead of Tyron Woodley Rematch-“I Can Make 250 Million Dollars From This Sport”

Published 12/15/2021, 8:30 AM EST
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul looks on 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 is rapidly climbing ladders to success in his boxing tenure and envisions himself becoming a world champion somewhere down the line. However, there’s an added reason why ‘The Problem Child’ is pushing his limits to become a boxer. The 24-year-old currently holds a 4-0 professional run, with zero pro-boxers in his resume.

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But Paul has already beaten two former UFC fighters in the boxing ring and that’s quite a start to his career, at least financially. After seeing legitimate success in his social media career, Paul’s boxing journey has blessed him with lucrative paydays and he is already a multi-millionaire.

However, he is still not close to seeing the similar financial success that the A-listed pugilists like Floyd Mayweather or Canelo Alvarez have witnessed. And Jake Paul clearly wants to relish the same. Ahead of his re-match against Woodley, Paul explained how finances drive him to dig deep.

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In a Showtime feature, Jake Paul said, “The Woodley fight left me with a ego check and I realized I have a lot of fundamentals and things to work on. I can make 250 million dollars from this sport, all I gotta do is keep winning. I would be an idiot to let this slip through my hands, to fumble this bag.”

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After knocking out his first three opponents, Paul came close to being stopped in his fourth fight. But he revived himself en route to vanquishing ex-UFC champion Tyron Woody via decision. But the flaws in Paul’s game were pretty clear and the rematch shall demand a lot more from him.

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How much money can Jake Paul earn from the Tyron Woodley re-match?

Jake Paul spun around $4 million in his last outing against Tyron Woodley, in August. He received a guaranteed $1.5 million with 70% PPV shares. The rematch is expected to generate more money and we can expect Jake Paul to make somewhere around $5 million from the fight. The same goes for Tyron Woodley, who will receive back-to-back biggest paychecks of his combat career.

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Meanwhile, Paul’s reported net worth is $30 million now. Thus, he shall have to do a lot more before reaching his target of 250. But ‘The Problem Child’ is taking the right steps towards success and can sign off from his boxing career on a high note.

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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. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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