Who wins? It is a robust one to name.
2021 has been an enormous one for each Jake and Logan Paul. Only a few months again, in June,, in what was .
However now Paul faces the previous UFC welterweight champion Woodley in a hotly anticipated boxing match. Who wins? It is a troublesome one to choose. Paul has extra boxing expertise on paper, however Woodley is an ex-champ and, not like Paul’s earlier opponent, Woodley has energy in his palms. Most of his most well-known wins have come by way of spectacular knockout.
Here is every thing you’ll want to know…
When does the battle begin?
Mark your calendars for Aug. 29 at eight p.m ET/5 p.m. PT. The large occasion shall be held in Paul’s hometown of Cleveland, at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
How can I watch?
The battle will air on Showtime pay-per-view, that means you do not have to be a daily Showtime subscriber to pay for and watch the battle.
Showtime Sports activities President Stephen Espinoza told MMA Fighting on Aug. 2 that the battle will value viewers $59.99. Not low cost.
“That displays a few issues,” Espinoza stated of the worth. “It is within the ballpark of the place related fights have been. It’s at a degree under a variety of different greater priced PPVs, however specifically on this one, I feel you’ve got acquired a full boxing card of thrilling younger fighters. That was the important thing.”
Showtime’s fight page now could be up to date with tips on how to purchase the battle. When you pay your $60, you possibly can livestream the battle on a ton of supported units. You possibly can watch in your laptop at Showtime.com, in your cell phone or pill, or in your TV and streaming units, corresponding to Roku, Amazon Hearth TV, Apple TV (4th gen and up), Android TV and Xbox One.
You can too order the pay-per-view battle by way of such suppliers as Xfinity, Spectrum, Contour, Verizon Fios, Optimum, Vubiquity, DirecTV, U-Verse TV and Dish. Canadians can order it via Rogers, Bell, Shaw, SaskTel, and Telus. It additionally may be streamed by way of Sling, Sony’s PlayStation Retailer, and Fite TV within the U.S. and Canada.
An announcement from occasion organizers says that an unique UK broadcast associate shall be introduced quickly. Fox Sports activities will carry it in Australia and Sky Sports activities in New Zealand.
There additionally shall be a reside viewers on the Cleveland area. Tickets begin at $10 and went on sale to most of the people on July 22.
Fighters will weigh in at 190 kilos, which is what Paul weighed when he took down Ben Askren in April in a whoppingWoodley fought within the UFC at 170 kilos.
Paul stands at 6-foot-1, and Woodley at 5-foot-9. Paul is listed with a 76-inch attain to Woodley’s 74-inch attain.
The fighters will put on 10-ounce gloves and battle in a 20×20 ring, ESPN studies. The battle is scheduled for eight rounds.
Full battle card
Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley aren’t the one ones combating on the cardboard. Listed below are all of the fights happening…
- Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley
- Amanda Serrano vs. Yamileth Mercado
- Ivan Baranchyk vs. Montana Love
- Daniel Dubois vs. Joe Cusumano
- Tommy Fury vs. Anthony Taylor
Press convention chaos
The ultimate press convention came about on Thursday and it devolved into a unique kind of chaos.
Scuffles and shoving matches are regular in boxing, significantly throughout press conferences, however in the present day’s staredown introduced controversy after a member of Jake Paul’s entourage appeared to get into an argument with Tyron Woodley’s mom Deborah Woodley. Tyron Woodley’s sister appeared to get upset and the scenario escalated.
Tyron Woodley’s mom Deborah Woodley, affectionately known as “Mama Woodley” is a well-known determine within the MMA group. She’s extremely effectively regarded for congratulating and exhibiting respect to her son’s opponents win or lose.
The actual fact a member of Paul’s entourage has verbally attacked some of the beloved figures in MMA has set various fighters off. Together with Jake Paul’s final opponent Ben Askren.
Time will inform if this has an impression on the battle itself. Both means, it is good promotion for the battle total.
The 2 fighters have adriving on the end result. If Paul loses, he has to get “I like Tyron Woodley” tattooed on him someplace, and if Woodley loses, he has to get “I like Jake Paul” as a tattoo. (Each fighters are already tattooed, so another will not precisely be a novel idea.)
And, breaking information, it seems to be as if a tattoo artist is being flown in to the battle to deal with the guess instantly after the battle. Jake Paul confirmed this plan throughout an interview this week.
Tatu Child, who as soon as starred within the present Ink Grasp, is being flown in. She’s already shared some potential designs for the tattoo.
Whoever will get the tattoo, you simply know there will be loads of publicity concerning the precise tattooing itself, to not point out images of the ultimate embarrassing product. (Sensible tattoo artists within the Paul-Woodley circle are in all probability already fascinated with tips on how to finally cowl up or disguise the message.)
Why is the battle occurring?
The Paul brothers, Logan and Jake, are each YouTubers turned boxers, which looks as if an odd profession path, however it’s what it’s. For one factor, they’re younger. Jake Paul is 24, and Logan Paul is 26, so they have youth on their facet, plus their YouTube money offers the choice to do no matter they need with their free time. And what they need, apparently, is to beat individuals up and get beat up in return. These fights aren’t all the time for the file books, however for the financial institution books. (Logan Paul’s June bout with 44-year-old Mayweather was merely an exhibition.) Whereas Jake Paul has fought three skilled bouts, and received all of them, his opponents weren’t skilled boxers at their prime. Paul beat YouTuber AnEsonGib, former skilled basketball participant Nate Robinson and retired MMA fighter Ben Askren. (That.) And all the Paul brothers’ fights draw headlines and chatter, and add to their fame and financial institution balances.
Woodley talked some trash about Jake Paul on the Askren battle, and that led to the deliberate Paul-Woodley battle.
“Best battle of my profession and largest purse of my profession multi function night time,” Woodley stated of the Paul match,. “Mainly, they introduced me in to take out the trash.”
Who’s Jake Paul?
Jake Paul is the youthful of the 2 Paul brothers, and along with his web movies, he is identified for taking part in Dirk Mann within the Disney Channel present Bizaardvark. He started his boxing profession in 2018 and has received all three of his skilled bouts.
Like his brother, he is controversial. In July 2020, he made headlines for throwing a giant party in Calabasas, California, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Requested concerning the social gathering, he told a reporter for The Daily Beast that COVID-19 was a hoax, then later denied saying it, resulting in the reporter posting audio proving Paul did make the hoax feedback. In that very same interview, Paul additionally claimed “98% of stories is faux” and falsely claimed that “medical professionals” say masks do nothing to guard towards the virus.
He would not simply make headlines at his personal occasions. Jake Paul’s brother, Logan, fought Floyd Mayweather Jr. in June, and in Might, at a promotional occasion for the battle, Jake Paul mouthed off on the fighter and started selling black baseball caps with the phrases “gotcha hat” printed on them.. He then
Who’s Tyron Woodley?
Woodley, 39, began in MMA again in 2009, grew to become UFC welterweight champion in 2016 and defended his title 4 instances, shedding it in 2019.
Woodley says this can be his first boxing match, however it will not be his final.
“On the finish of the day, I am in boxing proper now,” he stated,. “(Paul’s) my first opponent. That is your first and all people else’s first probability to look at me field.”
Co-main occasion and undercard
There’s one different large battle on Showtime’s card for the night time, plus three smaller ones. Featherweight world champion Amanda Serrano (40-1-1) will tackle tremendous bantamweight world champion Yamileth Mercado, who’s 18-2-0.
“Not too many individuals wish to battle me. It should be an incredible battle,” Serrano stated, according to World Boxing News.
Mercado stated she started her profession at featherweight earlier than taking place to bantamweight and is worked up to battle in her previous weight class once more.
“We will depart all of it within the ring, and the women are going to be stealing the present,” she stated, in line with the World Boxing Information report.
Whereas the Serrano-Mercado battle is being billed as a “co-main occasion,” there are additionally three fights on the undercard. Ivan Barancyhk will battle Montana Love, Daniel Dubois will tackle Juiseppe Cusumano, and Tommy Fury will battle Anthony Taylor.