“That’s What I’m Expecting” – Tyron Woodley Feels He’ll Face an Aggressive Jake Paul

Published 07/04/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 30: Tyron Woodley battles Gilbert Burns in a welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on May 30, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


Tyron Woodley and Jake Paul are all set to go toe-to-toe against each other in a proficient boxing bout. This matchup abruptly came to fruition and now it’s one of the most awaited boxing bouts of 2021. This contest is unusual in its own way and both the MMA and boxing lovers are truly hooked in for the same.

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Recently, the former UFC welterweight champ, Tyron Woodley, interacted with Fight Hub TV. Here, the interviewer asked him about what he would do if ‘The Problem Child’ pressed him in the fight.

He responded, “I think he is. I think he is. That’s what I’m expecting, that’s what I like. When people press me they get knocked the f*** out, every single time.”

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Woodley, an MMA elite, has accepted this fight with open arms. Hence, he’s supremely keen on putting on a show against a YouTube boxing stalwart who has been a sheer oppressor in all of his fights until now.

Paul has definitely developed a hang of the ring as he’s spent a considerable amount of time in the game. Considering that, the interviewer came up with his above question to see how the former UFC welterweight champion would react.

‘The Chosen One’ took this concern in his stride and responded in his own eccentric way. In his illustrious MMA run, the American fighter has battered many opponents with his stern standup game. That said, he’s eager to employ the same skill sets in his boxing encounter against ‘The Problem Child’.

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Tyron Woodley enjoyed an enigmatic run in the UFC, however, his concluding years in the promotion weren’t decorated.

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Despite that, he holds vast fight abilities to defeat any, and every opponent given to him. Additionally, he’ll have an edge over Jake Paul because of his experience in the fight game.

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That said, not only the fans, but many fighters will be glued to their TV screens to see how Woodley fares in his bout against ‘The Problem Child’.

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What do you make of Woodley’s above comments? Do you think he can really beat Jake Paul even if ‘The Problem Child’ opts to press him?

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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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