Jake Paul’s new boxing opponent has been revealed and it’s the former UFC champion, Tyron Woodley. Here’s everything you need to know about the MMA fighter!
The 24-year-old YouTuber started his boxing career in 2020 and continues to challenge himself by fighting professionals, years into the industry, like Ben Askren.
On August 28th 2021, Jake Paul will be fighting the 39-year-old UFC champ, Tyron Woodley. Here’s everything you need to know about Tyron Woodley’s boxing career.
Tyron Woodley boxing record and career earnings revealed
Tyron Woodley is a 39-year-old professional mixed martial artist from Ferguson, Missouri, the U.S.A since 2009.
He became a UFC Welterweight Campion in 2016, after defeating MMA fighter Robbie Lawler at UFC 201, retaining his title four times before eventually losing it.
Woodley’s boxing record consists of a total of 27 fights, which include 19 wins, seven of them by knockout and five by submission.
He possesses an impressive 19-7-1 professional MMA record and a 9-7-1 UFC record. The figures would have been higher if he hadn’t lost his last four fights.
In terms of career earnings and net worth, Tyron Woodley has estimated earnings of nearly $5 million according to The Sports Daily, and a net worth of $4 million.
His earnings will significantly increase if he wins Jake Paul, as the YouTuber fights for almost a million dollars each time.
Tyron Woodley to box Jake Paul
On June 1st, Jake Paul confirmed he will be fighting Tyron Woodley on August 28th, with an Instagram post claiming Woodley “ran his mouth a little too much in the locker room when I knocked out his best friend Ben and earned himself a top spot on the Problem Child death list.”
Paul gives credit to Woodley for being a seasoned striker who has fought the best MMA fighter, but argues that the UFC champion will lose to a Disney star, aka Jake Paul.
While the YouTuber-turn-boxer has a record of 3-0, on August 28th 2021 the world will find out who is a better fighter: UFC champ Tyron Woodley or YouTuber and Influencer Jake Paul?