Boxing News: Jake Paul, a YouTuber-turned-boxer, is undefeated in his fourth fight but fails to knock out Tyron Woodley for the first time; Jake Paul overcame adversity after he suffered a massive right punch from Woodley.
After being taken to the last bell by Tyron Woodley on Sunday night in Cleveland, Jake Paul showed his battling instincts to win a split decision.
For the first time since becoming a boxer, the YouTuber-turned-boxer was knocked down by a solid right punch that rocked him against the ropes, but the referee did not score a knockdown against him.
Despite not finding a knockout for the first time, his contentious switch to boxing has kept him undefeated in four fights.
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— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) August 30, 2021
Paul had never made it past the second round in any of his prior fights, but it was clear early on that Woodley, a former UFC champion who was making his boxing debut, would not go down easily.
For the first time, Paul was forced to show more of his skills over a longer length of time, and in an amazing third round, he landed a counter left hook and an uppercut.
Paul’s only serious concern occurred in the fourth when a right hand slammed against the side of his head and knocked him out, and it appeared that the middle rope was the only thing keeping him upright.
The referee, on the other hand, did not consider Woodley to have been knocked down.
Woodley went on the lookout for a stoppage, but Paul fought valiantly to the finish – it was the first time in his brief career that the YouTuber had lost around.
It was exhausting. Paul came back in sixth place due to his tremendous hard ethic, despite his lack of precision.
In the seventh round, he also hit Woodley with a right hand, by which point both fighters were exhausted.
The judges awarded the bout to the social media sensation, who was fighting in his hometown, with scores of 77-75, 75-77, and 78-74. His mother was already rejoicing about his ring victory.
“For the past 20 years, he has been boxing and striking. It’s something I’ve been doing for three years “On BT Sport Box Office, Paul stated.
‘Get a tattoo and we will rematch!”
After the fight, Paul and Woodley argued about a rematch, with the loser getting a tattoo of the winner’s name.
“I and Jake need to run it back,” Woodley stated on BT Sport Box Office. I’d like a rematch. I had the impression that I had won.
“I hit him, and the ropes supported him.” “I was able to land more powerful shots.”
“If you get a tattoo that says ‘I adore Jake Paul,’ we’ll run it back,” Paul challenged him.
“You bet!” Woodley agreed. “Place your wager!”
“Get the tattoo, and we’ll run it back,” Paul said. “I’ve brought in a tattoo artist!”
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