Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley LIVE RESULTS: Paul survives SCARE to beat Woodley by SPLIT decision – latest reaction
30th August 2021

JAKE PAUL survived an almighty scare to beat ex-UFC champ Tyron Woodley by split decision.

Woodley ROCKED Paul in the fourth round but the Problem Child recovered as he went the full distance for the first time in his career.

Elsewhere on the card, Paul's adversary Tommy Fury kicked off the show with a dominate win over Anthony Taylor, who also happens to be Paul's sparring partner.

  • Start time: Main card – 12.30am BST, Paul vs Woodley – 4.30am BST
  • TV channel/stream: BT Sport Box Office

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    JAKE PAUL GIVES THOUGHTS ON POTENTIAL TOMMY FURY FIGHT

    He said: "Honestly, we'll see. I've been boxing for 18 months now. I haven't been to the dentist, I barely got my hair cut in the last two years.

    "My teeth are crooked, my nose is crooked.I've dedicated the last 18 months to this.

    "I haven't stopped, I think I might need to chill out for a second and figure out who I am.

    "I'm only 24, I'm changing, I'm growing, I'm learning a lot. I'm going through ups and downs and I'm making mistakes.

    "I'm going through ups and downs. But I'm keeping my head straight and we'll see."

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    PAUL SPEAKS

    "Cleveland, what's good"

    "Look, I don't know what to say. But he's a tough opponent, he's been boxing, striking whatever you call it for 20 years. I've been doing this for three years."

    "All respect to Tyron."

    "I have nothing but respect for him."

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    JAKE PAUL WINS VIA SPLIT DECISION

    Jake Paul has defeated former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley via split decision.

    The judges scored the contest 77-75, 77-75, 78-74 in The Problem Child's favour.

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    WE GO TO THE JUDGES' SCORECARDS

    He we go. We'll find out the winner in a matter of seconds.

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    ROUND EIGHT

    Woodley lands a nice right hand after closing the distance. Surprisingly, he's not going for broke.

    He's down on the scorecards and needs a stoppage to get the W.

    Paul ties Woodley up as he closes the range. A good right hand lands for Woodley, but Paul ties him up.

    Both men raise their hands in celebration. But. I have Paul winning slightly.

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    ROUND SEVEN

    They trade heavy leather early doors but a clinch soon follows.

    Paul is breathing heavy and telegraphing his punches.

    Woodley needs to close the distance as Paul is there for the taking. He's waiting too much.

    Leaping left hand lands for Paul, who looks on course to steal the round.

    Big right hands for Paul before the buzzer. That may very well have won him the round.

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    ROUND SIX

    Paul is tired and doesn't seem to have any pep in his steps or his shots.

    Woodley throws a big right hand but ends up being clinched.

    Paul is winging wild now and has nearly done a 360 after throwing a left hook.

    A big right lands for Paul but Woodley takes it on the chin.

    Woodley fakes a superman punch as the buzzer goes.

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    ROUND FIVE

    Paul gets cracked with a big right uppercut and then a left hand.

    A tired-looking Paul is flat-footed and has eaten another big right hand.

    Paul misses with a huge overhand right but lands a nice check left hook.

    They clash at the end of the round. That was a close one, but I give the nod to Woodley.

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    ROUND FOUR

    Woodley has come out guns blazing and landed a big left hook.

    Paul wings an overhand and they briefly clinch before the ref separates them.

    He tries the same shot again but is again tied up.

    Paul lands a nice straight right to the body and follows up with a left hook.

    Woodley rocks Paul with a right hand and is going in for the kill

    A bug left hook lands for The Chosen One who is walking down the YouTuber.

    The bell goes. Huge round for Woodley.

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    ROUND THREE

    Woodley comes out aggressive and they briefly clinch. The Chosen One lands an overhand right after landing a stip jab.

    Paul returns fire a three-punch combo before landing a beautiful counter left hook.

    Huge uppercut lands for Paul but Woodley shrugs it off.

    Paul narrowly misses with a huge overhand right that had plenty of juice on it.

    Woodley lands a straight right on the bell, but it's another round in the bank for Paul.

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    ROUND TWO

    Paul takes the centre of the ring but is forced to back up after a flurry from The Chosen One.

    Woodley misses with a left hook and is mocked by Paul.

    The MMA man needs to start throwing more jabs if he's to have any success.

    Woodley throws a right hand but its way off the target.

    Paul fires a three-punch combo but all the shorts are blocked.

    The buzzer goes and the crowd boos. Close round. to call, but I give it to Paul as he was the aggressor.

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    ROUND ONE

    Woodley swings a wild overhand early and misses. Paul looks to establish his jab early to set up his big right hand.

    Woodley has taken the centre of the ring but has yet to engage Paul inside.

    Paul fires a double jab and follows up with a right hand to the body.

    A nice left hook lands for Paul.

    Woodley is a tad tentative but wings a big telegraphed right hand.

    Round one to Paul.

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    THE PROBLEM CHILD IS ON THE WAY

    Jake Paul is making his way to the ring.

    No prolonged entrance for the Cleveland native, who quickly enters the ring as Machine Gun Kelly blares throughout the arena.

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    RING WALKS

    Tyron Woodley has just made his way to the ring and has received a huge pop from the crowd.

    Expect hometown boy Paul to receive some boos.

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    PACKED ARENA

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    FINAL LOCKER ROOM SHOTS

    Take a final look at Tyron Woodley and Jake Paul in their locker rooms.

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    MOMENTS AWAY

    We are moments away from Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley.

    With the fight just minutes away, it's only right to take another look at the tale of the tape.

    How Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley compare ahead of their boxing match
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    BRIGHT LIGHTS

    Jake Paul is rocking a bright pair of orange shorts for his clash with Tyron Woodley.

    And the YouTuber has custom made them with LED lights.

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    SERRANO WINS

    Amanda Serrano retains her unified featherweight titles with a unanimous decision victory over Yamileth Mercado.

    The judges scored the fight 97-93 98-92 99-91 in the Puerto Rican's favour.

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    ROUND TEN

    Serrano is doing a beautiful job of mixing up her attacks to the body and the head.

    The champ cracks Mercado with a big one-two. She's stumbling and her fight have slowed down.

    Mercado continues to come forward but is eating shot after shot. The bell goes.

    A steller performance from Serrano, who was the slicker operator from the outset.

    Mercado showed great heart, but she took a career-shortening amount of punishment.

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    ROUND NINE

    Mercado is going for it here has eaten counter shot after counter shot.

    The challenger's right eye is swollen and is cut, but she's still showing the heart of a champion and throwing heat.

    She can't take much more of this punishment.

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    ROUND EIGHT

    Mercado has dragged Serrano into a dog fight and has had some success with her right hand on the inside.

    Serrano finishes strong, but I give the round to Mercado.

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    ROUND SEVEN

    Mercado has adopted a wild approach to this fight, opting to swing for the fences.

    She's had some success with the change of tactic but ended up being hurt by another body shot before the end of the round.

    Another in the back for the Puerto Rican.

     

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    ROUND SIX

    Serrano is putting on a clinic here, beautifully mixing up her body and headshots.

    But as I say that, Mercado is making this a dirty fight with good work on the inside.

    A better round for Mercado, but not enough to take the stanza.

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    ROUND FIVE

    More of the same from Serrano, who isn't giving Mercado any room to breathe.

    Mercado is going to have to do something drastically different otherwise she's going to fall to a clear defeat.

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