Social media star Jake Paul has defeated former UFC champion Tyron Woodley with a sixth-round knockout on the Amalie Area in Tampa, Florida.
Whereas main the primary 5 rounds by 5 factors on the scorecard, it was inevitably Paul’s counter proper hand that caught Woodley flush which sealed the victory early forward of their scheduled eight rounds.
In a comparatively boring struggle till the ultimate moments, one other important transfer included a stray elbow from Woodley that left Paul with a bleeding gash on his brow.
There was additionally loads of clinching between the opponents in rounds one to 4 which unimpressed followers booed and labelled “hugging” on-line.
The struggle comes 4 months for the reason that pair first met within the ring, with Paul scoring a slender split-decision victory. His rematch win now brings his file in opposition to Woodley to 2-0.
Paul was initially set to tackle Englishman, Tommy Fury, earlier than he withdrew due to damage two weeks out.
This continues Paul’s unbeaten run, claiming a fifth consecutive skilled struggle win. The 24-year-old has now knocked out each opponent he has confronted.
In selecting an opponent for his subsequent struggle, Paul fired at UFC fighters Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal who had been each current on the area.
Paul was extremely vocal post-fight as he referred to as out people who doubted him.
“It was a troublesome struggle. The blood was getting in my eye from when he elbowed me. I bought the job finished. I used to be setting the shot the entire struggle. He did not see it coming… like a lumberjack, timber.
“It is bought to be the most effective second of my life. Take a look at the yr I simply had. 4 fights, I’ve knocked out each single particular person I’ve fought.
“[Jorge] Masvidal and Nate Diaz – you’re b—– for leaving this area. I do know you do not need that s—-. I am going to take you subsequent.”
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