Former undisputed heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson has chipped in his perspective of the upcoming cruiserweight battle between YouTuber Jake Paul and former UFC champion Tyron Woodley taking place on the 29th of August in the main event of a Showtime Pay-Per-View.
Iron Mike, as he was popularly known in his active days, is backing Jake Paul to score another knockout in the anticipated bout with “The Chosen One”. Paul will just be taking part in his fourth professional bout.
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Woodley was dominant in his MMA game and was one time regarded as the best pound for pound Boxer in the sport, while fighting in the UFC Welterweight division. Anyways, Woodley will be making his UFC debut on Sunday.
Tyson has been following them both and admits his love for both Woodley and Jake. However, he is leaning towards Jake to defeat Woodley and that’s because, he feels people tend to underrated the youngster, bullishly going in but get surprised at the end of the day.
“I’m proud of them. Are they gonna fight? He’s fighting an experienced fighter. That’s so cool,” Tyson stated on his podcast.
“I don’t know. Paul’s a real good striker, and I think people do him a disservice when they go in there and say, ‘He’s blonde-haired and blue-eyed, he’s a white boy’, and I think that also builds their [opponent’s] courage up and causes them to get knocked out.
“Jake’s gonna beat him. Woodley’s not a puncher like that, that’s why he wants to fight this guy, to get his last payday probably.”
Paul has so far being brutal in the ring, Knockout all his three opponents, most recently blew away Woodley’s teammate, former One Championship and Bellator Welterweight champion Ben Askren in one round back in April.
In his first two fights, he knocked out AnesonGib in one round, then proceeded to knockout Nate Robinson in two rounds.
Paul will be facing his toughest an most dangerous opponent in Woodley, as he too is very much inexperience in the unforgiving sport of Boxing. He holds the edge here against Woodley, who has had nothing to do in Boxing despite his experience in combat Sports.
UFC welterweight Contenders Jorge Masvidal See’s the reverse, he believes that Tyron Woodley will knockout Jake Paul in the upcoming bout.
Mike Tyson was last seen in action against fellow Boxing Legend Roy Jones Jr, with both battling to a controversial draw, well controversially as Tyson was hunting all fight, while Jones kept running. However, the fight was an exhibition and was scored which settles the case.