CLEVELAND – Tyron Woodley is making a daring prediction in regards to the curiosity in Sunday’s boxing match with Jake Paul.
Woodley, a former UFC welterweight champion who makes his skilled boxing debut in opposition to Paul within the Showtime pay-per-view headliner at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, thinks a file quantity of individuals will buy the combat when it comes to fight sports activities bouts in 2021.
It’s a excessive bar, with the UFC 264 occasion in July headlined by Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 3 reportedly promoting roughly 1.6 million pay-per-views, however Woodley was assured in his assertion.
“This will be the biggest pay-pay-view of the year,” Woodley instructed reporters, together with MMA Junkie, at Wednesday’s open exercises. “I said it a long time ago, people thought it was funny. No other fight this year in boxing, in MMA this year has more people wondering what the f*ck is going to happen. This is that fight. I’m telling you right now: It’s war.”
Woodley mentioned he’s left no stone unturned going into the conflict with Paul. He needs to win the combat within the worst of the way and mentioned he’ll be leaving all the things contained in the ring on combat night time.
“All it is war,” Woodley mentioned. “Anybody who has stood up for anything, it’s war on Sunday. I’m going in there for everybody. Not just MMA. Anybody who’s fought for anything. I feel like I’m the greatest.”