MMA Coach Feels Jake Paul ‘Is Going to Be on PEDs’ for His Upcoming Bout Against Tyron Woodley

Published 08/11/2021, 5:45 AM EDT
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)


The Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight is an amusing contest that can allure millions of casual and hardcore lovers of the sport. As this fight has already turned into the talk of the town, everyone is eager to see how things will play out between the pair on August 29th.

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Moving into this contest, Paul will be an undeniable favorite for obvious reasons. Moreover, many boxing pundits have already picked him as a favorite in a clash against Woodley. But recently, the MMA coach, Firas Zahabi, issued a fiery statement about ‘The Problem Child’.

Speaking on his own YouTube channel, he said, “I didn’t want to mention it, but my number one factor — Jake Paul’s corner, they’re going to be on all sorts of substances.”

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“When I say he’s bigger and stronger and he’s more athletic, I think he’s basically on PEDs. I hate to say it, but I definitely think Jake Paul is going to be on PEDs. It exists in the world of boxing, just like it exists in MMA.” (h/t talkSPORT)

Jake Paul has fought thrice until now, but none of his fights got derailed or hampered because of him testing positive for any banned substance. That said, on August 29th, the YouTuber turned boxing stalwart will look to continue his clean track record.

Can Jake Paul really tackle Tyron Woodley?

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Woodley, in this encounter, will bring his rich MMA experience that might cause Jake Paul some problems. ‘The Chosen One’ is an elite striker, but for now, the ball is in Paul’s court as he’s the more experienced pro-boxer.

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)

This contest will be grand for obvious reasons, as both Paul and Woodley are aggressive fighters. Also, their approach will be worth the watch.

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Furthermore, this fight will be the ultimate test for ‘The Problem Child’ as he’s never faced someone as terrifying as Woodley before. Given all this, it’ll be an exciting main event for boxing fans.

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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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