There appears to be no love lost as Tyron Woodley and Jake Paul exchanged insults at their face-off since signing to box each other under the Showtime banner. Woodley (19-7-1, MMA) and Paul (3-0, boxing) came face-to-face on Thursday ahead of their professional boxing match on Aug. 28, 2021 (details).
“Hey, remember when I knocked out your best friend?” Paul asked Woodley. “What are you going to do differently? What are you going to do differently? Because you were coaching your best friend.”
“Don’t b—ch out,” Woodley replied. “Add in a no b—ch out clause for this dude because once you start seeing me training and grinding, you’re going to f—king go b—ch.... You’re going to fake an injury.”
The YouTuber-turned-boxer — who is coming off a first-round knockout over Woodley’s good friend Ben Askren — offered Woodley a double-or-nothing challenge.
“If you win, I’ll double your purse,” Paul told Woodley. “But if you lose, you have to donate your purse to my charity.”
Elsewhere in the video, Woodley had the crowd chanting his rap lyrics, “I’ll beat yo ass” at Paul.
Woodley will make his professional boxing debut against Paul off the heels of consecutive mixed martial arts (MMA) losses to Kamaru Usman, Gilbert Burns, Colby Covington and Vicente Luque. Prior to that, he reigned as UFC welterweight champion for three years with victories over Robbie Lawler, Stephen Thompson, Demian Maia and Darren Till.