Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley are set to square off in a boxing ring on August 28 at a location to be determined on Showtime pay-per-view, and the two superstars met in Miami on Thursday to trade words about their fight in an intense face-off done for the benefit of the media. That sequence of events led Paul to offer the former UFC champion the chance to bet him about the outcome of their upcoming megafight.
“Put your money where your mouth is…If you win, I’ll double your purse!” Paul said.
Woodley’s only response was to say, “I’ll be your a**.”
You can watch them argue about the proposed bet below. Paul posted, “The 5x UFC champ wouldn’t take the bet…@TWooodley you don’t have enough confidence to put your money where your mouth is…”.
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Paul And Woodley Argued About Much More Than Bet
But the two stars traded more than just those words about the proposed bet during their face-to-face showdown.
You can watch more of them trading insults with each other below.
Paul said, “You lost four, and I won four.” That’s a reference to Woodley losing his last four fights with the UFC.
Woodley responded,” I’m a world champ, bro.”
Paul said, “Not anymore…”,
Woodley explained, “Five world championships.”
Paul said, “You can’t pay rent with those belts.”
Woodley shrugged the idea off.
Later, Paul suggested Woodley was going to get beat up by a “Disney kid”, a reference to Paul having spent some time in his life working for that company as a television actor.
“That’s going to be really embarrassing for you,” Paul said.
“I’m going to beat your a**,” Woodley kept repeating as his only response.
Again, Paul seemingly in another instance played the same card that led him to issue his bet idea in the first place.
Paul is one of the richest and most popular superstar celebrities in the world, so his pockets are lined deep with cash. More importantly, it seems important for him to let Woodley know all about that in any way he can.
“What have I done? I’ve given you the biggest payday of your life!” Paul said while Woodley’s chant continued.
The Ring’s Ryan Songalia later shared some more video of Paul and Woodley trading barbs. He posted, “Things got a bit heated between @jakepaul and @twoodley in Miami”.
You can watch that clip below.
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Paul vs. Woodley on August 28
Paul vs. Woodley takes place on August 28.
Paul is 3-0 with 3 KOs. He defeated fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib, ex-NBA star Nate Robinson, and former MMA champ Ben Askren in succession. All three victories were viral knockouts. For the latter KO, Woodley was in Askren’s corner for the fight.
Meanwhile, Woodley is making his pro boxing debut after a long and successful MMA career. He’s a former UFC welterweight champion, and he’s sure to be Paul’s toughest test to date.
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