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CLEVELAND – Jake Paul continues to do huge issues within the fight sports activities world.
The YouTube star and now skilled boxer defeated former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in a cut up choice at Sunday’s pay-per-view occasion. The scores learn 77-75, 75-77, and 78-74, with two judges in favor of Paul. The combat was contested at cruiserweight and it was booked for eight three-minute rounds.
The Paul vs. Woodley boxing occasion happened on the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. The card streamed dwell on pay-per-view at 7 p.m. ET on Showtime Sports.
The combat had tons of buzz and anticipation within the enviornment. There was no contact of gloves after which it was on.
In the primary three rounds, Paul had management of the combat. He stayed gentle on his toes and used his jab to maneuver round Woodley. Every every now and then he would put collectively combos and land on the previous UFC champion.
In the fourth, the combat modified and issues received aggressive. Woodley appeared extra lively and ramped up the stress. Woodley linked with an enormous shot that appeared to rock Paul midway by means of the spherical. From there, Woodley chased Paul looking for extra pictures.
The fifth, sixth, and seventh rounds had extra motion than the primary 4 with each fighters touchdown extra pictures. They have been aggressive, however Paul appeared to be the busier fighter, touchdown extra usually and cleaner than Woodley. Paul was successfully utilizing his motion to keep away from Woodley’s energy pictures, whereas touchdown good pictures of his personal.
In the ultimate spherical, Woodley got here out with extra urgency. He pressured Paul and threw more durable and extra, however was unable to land any important pictures. Paul had little output and was primarily on the again foot for almost all of the time.
Paul entered the bout coming off a first-round knockout win over Woodley’s teammate and former ONE Championship and Bellator champion Ben Askren again in April. The Youtube star stays undefeated in his skilled profession. He now has a document of 4-0. Woodley is the second UFC fighter Paul defeats in boxing.
Meanwhile, Woodley accomplished his first skilled boxing bout. The 39-year-old competed in MMA previous to this step in boxing, preventing most notably within the UFC and Strikeforce. Woodley is 0-4 in his previous for MMA bouts. His final MMA bout was in March – a first-round submission loss to Vicente Luque, which ended his run with the UFC.
Full combat outcomes beneath: