Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley’s fight is all set to take place on August 29. Amid this, many have been wondering how much are the two getting paid to fight. Luckily for you, we have got the details!
This event comes months after Jake had confirmed he was going to take up boxing professionally. While this is not the first time the YouTuber is going to fight, it is a new journey for Tyron, who has previously bagged several wins in UFC. Now, fans are eager to find out who will be crowned as the champion.
How much is Jake Paul getting paid?
As per Evening Standard, Jake is expected to be paid $1 million. This does not come as a surprise as in May 2021, the YouTuber had signed a deal with Showtime Sports.
This was confirmed by his adviser Nakisa Bidarian while talking to ESPN. He said: “Jake is proud of the events he participated in with Triller and appreciates the opportunities they afforded him. Jake is excited to continue his boxing career with Showtime Boxing. Fight announcement coming soon.”
Jake had started off his career by making videos and Vlogs. Over the years, he gained popularity on YouTube and garnered millions of followers. However, he decided to shift his focus to boxing and has never looked back since then.
In April, he made headlines after fighting Ben Askren. Now, Jake has all eyes set on him once again due to his fight with Tyron.
How much is Tyron Woodley getting paid?
As per Evening Standard, Tyron is set to make a minimum of $500,000. Meanwhile, his manager, Malki Kawa said that Tyron would “walk away with a multi-million dollar payday” after fighting Jake.
He said: “It is one of the best deals I have ever done. It was a tremendous deal. A large base number he is getting a cut of the pay per view globally. He should walk away with a multi-million dollar payday. His base guarantee is in the millions already. But add on all the other extra stuff, it’s a really nice payday.”
At the same time, in an interview with ESPN, Tyron had confirmed that he would be earning a lot through his fight with Jake. He said: “Easiest fight of my career and biggest purse of my career all in one night. Basically, they brought me in to take out the trash. I can’t wait to shut this b—- up. This is getting done for the culture, the whole MMA community and boxing community, to rid this guy of combat sports.”
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