You don’t get a lot of boxing coverage in India because games like cricket and mixed martial arts tend to dominate the sports channels. However, when a big fight involving the likes of Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua, or Floyd Mayweather is scheduled, boxing fans in India make an effort to watch.
Some fans may buy the pay-per-view online but most end up live streaming it for free. A lot of boxing fans end up placing bets to see if their favorite fighter can make them some money. Indian boxing fans will be tuning in on August 29 to see YouTube sensation Jake Paul fight former UFC champ Tyron Woodley.
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Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley Betting Odds
This fight will take place at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio which is the hometown of Jake Paul. The 24-year-old goes in as the betting favorite on Bet365 with odds of 1.44 while Woodley goes in with odds of 2.62.
Jake Paul will have to cut some weight to make 190 but Tyron Woodley shouldn’t have to cut too much weight as he is used to fighting at 170. The big question is will Woodley be able to handle the new weight class and will his punching power have the same impact as it did at 170 pounds in the UFC?
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Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley – History
Jake Paul is by no means an accomplished boxer as he has fought just three professional fights. However, he does have a good fan following in India as he does in most parts of the world. Jake Paul is a YouTuber who has 20.4 million subscribers and another 16.8 million subscribers on Instagram.
Jake Paul and his brother Logan Paul made a name for themselves on YouTube before stepping into the boxing ring. Logan Paul fought Floyd Mayweather earlier this year and surprised a lot of people with his grit, determination, and performance against Mayweather.
Jake Paul has had three fights so far in the boxing ring and has won all three. His first fight was against another YouTuber AnEsonGib, his next one was against Nate Robinson who played in the NBA and his last one was against former Bellator and UFC fighter Ben Askren.
Jake Paul finished Ben Askren with a brutal knockout in the first round and embarrassed the MMA community who felt Askren would beat Paul. During this fight, Tyron Woodley who trains with Ben Askren got into an argument with Jake Paul’s camp and went on to challenge Jake Paul after the Askren fight.
Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley – Rules
The two fighters have agreed to fight at a cruiserweight of 190 bounds in a boxing ring that measures 20 by 20. There will be a total of 8 x 3-minute rounds and 10-ounce gloves will be used. Tyron Woodley is used to fighting in 4-ounce gloves in the UFC in the welterweight category which is 170 pounds.
Tyron Woodley is a former UFC welterweight champion and is used to fighting 25 minutes. Woodley is going to be making his professional boxing debut but is not going to be phased by the occasion as the 39-year-old is a veteran in the fight game.
Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley Fight Prediction
Even though Jake Paul has both the height and reaches advantage for this fight, we are going to pick the experienced Woodley to win!
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