In a latest interview with MMA Junkie, Kawa had the next to say about Tyron Woodley’s pay:
“I imply, pay attention, he is making seven figures and he is making substantial seven figures. And he is acquired a very good piece of every thing that is going within the combat. On the similar time, here is what I’ll let you know, for a professional debut boxer, he is made essentially the most cash ever within the historical past of the game. For a professional debut boxer now, he is made more cash, within the historical past of boxing. Floyd Mayweather did not earn more money in his first combat, Mike Tyson did not earn more money in his first combat.”
Malki Kawa provides props to Jake Paul
While Malki Kawa is, in fact, utterly on the aspect of Tyron Woodley in terms of the combat itself, he does admire Jake Paul for his half in establishing the bout, which is able to see Woodley obtain a seven-figure wage.
“The truth of it’s, it is a huge pay day for him. And I am completely satisfied for him. I am completely satisfied for everyone concerned and I feel that is the place our hats get taken off for Jake Paul, and what their making an attempt to create of their promotion. Their discovering stars, their paying them to come back combat and pay attention, their not freely giving cash. It is not like we did not negotiate this. It was a troublesome negotiation. For a minute there was different fighters and managers making an attempt to undercut and do it for affordable which is a part of the issue within the enterprise.”
You possibly can take a look at MMA Junkie’s full interview with Malki Kawa under:
Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley face off this weekend. It is going to be Woodley’s professional boxing debut, though he holds a 19-7-1 document as an MMA fighter. He’s additionally a former UFC welterweight champion.
As compared, Jake Paul holds an undefeated 3-0 professional document, along with his most up-to-date victory coming by way of a KO over one other former UFC fighter in Ben Askren.