Tyron Woodley Shares Massive News- Will Be Working With Floyd Mayweather for Jake Paul Fight

Published 06/18/2021, 11:31 PM EDT


Tyron Woodley takes on polarizing YouTube star Jake Paul in an exhibition fight on August 28th. ‘The Chosen One’ will be a big step up for ‘The Problem Child’, who aims to legitimize himself inside the boxing ring. Woodley has been in multiple world title fights. However, it appears his fight against Paul will be as significant or even more significant than his UFC championship bouts. 

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Floyd Mayweather recently took on the elder Paul brother in an exhibition fight. In the build-up to the fight, on media day, a reporter asked Mayweather what he made of Tyron Woodley vs Jake Paul. ‘Money Mayweather’ immediately responded, saying he wanted to work with Tyron Woodley. The 50-0 boxer wanted him to come out to the Mayweather gym in Las Vegas. 

In a recent live session on a social media platform, a fan asked Woodley if he would be working with Floyd Mayweather for his upcoming fight. He said, “I’m training with Floyd? Yeah, I am training with Floyd. I don’t know exactly when yet but uh, get my a** in shape so I can make the most out of the opportunity.”
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Will working with Floyd Mayweather benefit Tyron Woodley?

Tyron Woodley was never known as the most technical striker in the division. He was far from it. However, ‘T-Wood’ had something that could not be taught. ‘The Chosen one’ possessed the ability to knock a man out cold with one punch. He had done this time and time again in his time with the UFC

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The former champion admitted he is currently working on unlearning a few things and learning new skills and techniques more favorable for boxing. ‘Money Mayweather’ is without a doubt one of the most, if not the most technically sound boxer in his era.

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Having someone like Floyd Mayweather imparting knowledge about the sweet science will be invaluable for Woodley as he prepares to fine-tune his game. However, details are not known as to how involved Floyd Mayweather will be in his camp and how long the duo will train for. Nonetheless, even a few days with Floyd Mayweather will do Tyron Woodley a world of good. 

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Kevin Binoy is an MMA author at EssentiallySports. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Fergusson College and has been covering sports professionally for over two years. Besides working with the MMA writing team, Kevin is a core member of the organization's web stories team and is responsible for delivering engaging MMA web stories.

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