“Same Ones Nate Robinson Used”: Jake Paul Mocks Tyron Woodley’s Choice of Gloves

Published 08/29/2021, 8:33 PM EDT


Jake Paul is doing every possible thing to boast his superiority over the former UF champion Tyron Woodley. That goes till the selection of gloves, where Paul compared his nearing opponent with one of his past rivals, just to belittle ‘The Chosen One’.

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3-0 as a professional, Paul’s only fight to go to the second round happened in November 2020 when he knocked out former NBA player Nate Robinson on the undercard of Tyson vs Jones Jr. That said, ‘The Problem Child’ might be looking to add another highlight reel-KO on his name by surpassing Woodley.

While Showtime Sports captured both sides interacting during the official gloves selection, Paul verbally blasted off Woodley’s choice. On inspecting the UFC champion’s gloves, Paul said, “Same ones Nate Robinson used”.

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Meanwhile, Tyron Woodley has expressed little of his emotions. He hasn’t shied away from showcasing his prowess before Jake Paul. However, Woodley seems geared to respond in the ring. Relying on his stellar experience and achievements in the MMA world, a boxing debut against Paul might be a profitable financial move. But losing the fight can be fatal for his legacy.

Following four losses in the UFC, the former welterweight champion’s boxing debut can only regain his lost relevancy. Besides, it can open his way towards several new matchups, and to cement that, the boxing gloves can play a pivotal role in crafting Tyron Woodley’s power.

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Despite the age of 39 and a scratchy tide of losses, Woodley has all the features that can see him win the upcoming showdown. Coming across the best fighters of his time, Woodley’s knockout power is regarded all over the world. Moreover, adding a 10-ounce glove can rake up the power to new heights.

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Tyron Woodley’s overhand right has slept several best elites inside the MMA cage. On connecting in inside the ring, there’s no way Paul can depart hurtless. However Jake Paul can bring in a similar misfortune to Tyron Woodley by planting his own set of punches, Thus, it’s clear that the boxing gloves will impact both men’s power and the potential of seeing a sensational knockout in the in-ring affair.

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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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