Tyron Woodley discussed his future plans following his second heartbreaking loss to Jake Paul. After being knocked out by the YouTuber-turned-boxer, he stated that he will not retire.
On December 18, the Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley 2 boxing match came to an unexpected finish as the ‘Problem Child’ knocked out the former UFC champion in the sixth round. Following his KO loss, Woodley expressed his desire to retire. According to the MMA legend, he has no plans to retire anytime soon and has already set up some fascinating fights.
After the highly anticipated sequel rematch concluded in a dramatic way, the former UFC champion spoke with TMZ Sports. After being knocked out and losing to Jake Paul for the second time, Woodley opened out about how he was feeling.
“I am bummed obviously, I didn’t wanna lose,” he said. “I felt like I was winning the fight. But just one f**king hand drop. And I’m looking at it, why did I drop my hands? That’s driving me crazy.”
The MMA star then revealed what was next for his career. “I just wanna do four different forms of combat sports,” he continued. “One being boxing, at least one time. One MMA, for sure. And just finish out like a winner.”
Tyron Woodley stated in the interview that he does not want his career to be characterised by his two losses to the Problem Child and that he wants to win at least a few more fights before retiring. Jake Paul was supposed to fight Tommy Fury on December 18, but the British boxer pulled out due to a rib ailment, so the UFC star stepped up for a rematch.
Tyron Woodley, the former UFC Welterweight champion, was knocked out in the second round of Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 2. Jake Paul has retained his unbeaten record as a professional boxer and is currently 5-0. However, there are still some reservations about Jake and Tyron’s fight on December 18.
Jake Paul’s knockout of the five-time UFC Champion was widely regarded as ‘rigged’ and ‘staged,’ according to the internet. Jake Paul gave Tyron Woodley a Rolex watch before the rematch. This is when rumours of a rigged fight began to gain traction.
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