VIDEO: Jake Paul Lights Up Sparring Partner With Ferocious Combinations

Published 08/02/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul looks on against AnEsonGib during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)


24-year-old Jake Paul has the biggest test of his combat career against former UFC champion Tyron Woodley before him on August 29 and ‘The Problem Child’ appears ready to fight. Already 3-0 as a boxer, Paul has upgraded his selection of opponents with each passing fight.

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After beating a fellow social media star and a retired NBA player, Paul took out MMA elite Ben Askren this year before finalizing the fight against Tyron Woodley.

That said, his latest training clip might cite some dangers for ‘T-Wood’. After losing four of his last fights at the UFC, Woodley will appear in his debut boxing match against Paul. Meanwhile, Jake Paul is already poleaxing his sparring partners, and fans are excited to see him in action.

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Starting from power, precision to combinations, the social media star turned boxer has thrilled several people with his recent showing. Besides, many A-listed pro fighters have also backed Paul to continue his fighting career over the years. Hence, Jake Paul can potentially add the biggest name on his resume so far by beating Tyron Woodley this month.

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Woodley is a 5X UFC title-holder and one of the greatest fighters of all time. He has reigned the UFC welterweight roster for a long time before entering an unfortunate skid. So a fight against him is sure to be a test However, looking at Jake Paul’s youth, activity rate and sheer aggression, he clearly bolsters some legitimate chances to win the fight.

Here are more details of the fight.

Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley- Can the YouTuber continue his undefeated run?

Apart from all the stats and odds, Paul will seemingly relish a massive cheer from his hometown fans on the fight night. Woodley vs Paul will throw down at the Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland, which will possibly see Jake Paul’s fans and family take over the entire stadium. Hence, the live energy of the crowd might channelize their favor to ‘The Problem Child’.

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However, it can also be an added pressure that might see Jake Paul fall to Tyron Woodley. As of now, both men look favorable to unleash violence, citing a 50-50 matchup for the fans. But the in-ring scrap can be very different and see one of the two men attain a lopsided win.

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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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