’This Dude Is a Fighter”- Tyron Woodley’s Mother Praises Jake Paul, Ahead of the Big Fight

Published 06/30/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul fights Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for Triller)


Tyron Woodley’s team hasn’t been very respectful towards Jake Paul, as the two are scheduled to lock horns in a SHOWTIME main event on August 28. However, both sides appear to admit the facts that can play a major part in the bout. That said, Tyron Woodley’s mother, Deborah Woodley, has praised her son’s upcoming rival.

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While Mrs. Woodley has all the faith in her son, she also believes in Jake Paul’s abilities. Hence, she is not underrating the YouTuber’s chances in the ring. Furthermore, Deborah Woodley has also asked Jake Paul’s fans to have trust in him.

Speaking with FightHype.com, Momma Woodley said, “I mean, you know, he [Jake Paul] is not a slouch. I mean he talked a lot, but I contribute that to his age. The things that he says, but this dude is a fighter and Tyron’s taking him very seriously and they should too. Especially if they are fans, believe in him. Stand on it.”

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Tyron Woodley doesn’t seem to have any love for ‘The Problem Child’. The former UFC welterweight champion has picked wins against some of the best fighters in the world. Hence, he believes he will have an easy multi-million payday by outpointing Jake Paul. However, a loss against Paul will be fatal to Woodley’s fighting future.

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3-0 as a pro boxer, Jake Paul has claimed all of his wins via stoppage, with the latest one coming against former MMA world champion Ben Askren. Hence, the recent situation will see him enter the bout as a favorite. Although Tyron Woodley will be the toughest test in Jake Paul’s career, the 24-year-old can once again shock the world.

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Both Woodley and Paul appear to be hard-hitters. Hence, they may not hesitate to crack each other with the best shots. Woodley, the veteran fighter, has already begun his boxing drills. Although ‘T-Wood’ will have a disadvantage in age, he will look to bring his sheer combat experience to the fore.

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There’s no denying that Woodley has all the tools to beat Jake Paul inside the squared circle. However, he will have to put them to use at the right time to claim the win. On bagging a win, Tyron Woodley will once again be at the center of attraction.

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Who do you think will have the last laugh? Jake Paul or Tyron Woodley?

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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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