Who Is Tyron Woodley’s Trainer Big Gerald?

Published 08/10/2021, 4:30 PM EDT


Big Gerald, Tyron Woodley’s new trainer, claims to be “your favorite boxer’s coach” on the internet. Whether true or not, the social media entrepreneur is rightly honing some of the biggest names in the boxing world at this point. In that sense, Tyron Woodley has zero experience in pro-boxing. However, his nearing fight against Jake Paul has already raised his name in the pugilistic community.

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After a dominant title run in the UFC’s welterweight division, a four-fight losing streak had urged him to quit MMA and leap towards the ring. That said, Woodley’s debut in boxing might be the biggest payday of his combat career and the MMA veteran seems ready to throw his fists already.

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Although the shift from MMA to boxing was massive, Tyron Woodley came across a reputed trainer in Gerald. While he is now gearing up for a showdown against Jake Paul on August 29, here’s everything you need to know about Tyron Woodley’s trainer Big Gerald.

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Big Gerald, who is not just a trainer, has several roles to play. However, his biggest flex might be that he is the trainer to Floyd Mayweather, Adrien Broner, and Tyron Woodley. All three fighters have won world titles multiple times in their respective divisions and sports. Meanwhile, entering Gerald’s stable has been beneficial for Tyron Woodley, as he could also train with ‘TBE’ Floyd Mayweather.

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Although Gerald has been the prime in-charge of Woodley’s camp, some added tips from Mayweather came in handy. Apart from his role as a trainer, Gerald produces music and his Instagram bio reveals he is an entrepreneur. Boasting off over 37K followers on IG, Gerald is undoubtedly a popular name in the boxing circuit.

Meanwhile, Tyron Woodley vs Jake Paul is bringing him more attention. On bagging a win over Paul, we can expect ‘The Chosen One’ to remain active in the sport. In that case, Big Gerald and Floyd Mayweather‘s team can assist the ex-UFC champion on the journey.

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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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