Jake Paul has reportedly agreed to combat former UFC champion Tyron Woodley in a boxing match.
The YouTuber is 3-Zero as knowledgeable fighter and getting below the pores and skin of nearly all people in each the boxing and MMA worlds.
His final combat noticed him knock out former MMA champion Ben Askren, one thing that elevated his profile contained in the ring enormously.
Paul has been calling out nearly anyone that may pay attention. He has made $50million presents to Conor McGregor, known as out Kamaru Usman and even despatched a contract to Michael Bisping.
His subsequent opponent will likely be one other UFC star, in response to stories.
The Athletic’s boxing insider, Mike Coppinger, wrote on Twitter: “Sources: Jake Paul and former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley have agreed to a deal for a boxing match. Jake just lately signed a multi-fight cope with Showtime. Friday face-off in Miami deliberate to advertise the occasion. Paul coming off first-round KO of Ben Askren.”
Former welterweight champion Woodley would definitely be a distinct stage of opponent to any he’s confronted earlier than.
Previous to knocking out Askren, his different two opponents have been a fellow YouTuber and former NBA star.
Woodley has crushed individuals like Darren Until, Robbie Lawler, Stephen Thompson and Carlos Condit in his lengthy profession within the UFC.
His final combat got here in March, the place he misplaced for the fourth successive time.