In 2019, Tyron Woodley made an look on Logan Paul’s IMPAULSIVE podcast, the place ‘The Chosen One’ was extremely appreciative of the YouTuber-turned-boxer.
Woodley acknowledged Paul’s means to wrestle and field, and thus steered that Dana White would take into account him signing for the UFC if he pursues a profession in MMA.
“I can not see Dana (White) not letting you battle within the UFC. I can not see that not occurring…We do not wanna push you in a #1 contender battle in your first battle. You are an athlete, you are a former wrestler, you clearly prefer to problem your self, you may field,” stated Tyron Woodley.
Paul’s buddy, Mike Majlak, claimed Paul acquired a suggestion to battle at Bellator, which he turned down as a result of his lack of curiosity in competing on the Scott Cooker-led promotion.
Woodley steered there’s nothing incorrect with being a Bellator fighter, however believes Paul’s stardom is nice sufficient to earn him a UFC contract.
“I like Bellator too however on the finish of the day, I feel the larger draw and larger transfer for him could be the UFC. I do not see why Dana would not it.”
Watch Tyron Woodley commenting on Logan Paul’s potential UFC profession within the video under (from 53:10):
Throughout his highschool years, Paul certified for the state-level Division I Wrestling Particular person Championships in 2013.
‘Maverick’ has additionally competed in a single skilled boxing battle, which resulted in him shedding to YouTuber KSI by way of a break up resolution.
Tyron Woodley is ready to make his skilled boxing debut in opposition to Jake Paul
Tyron Woodley will step into the boxing ring for the primary time in his profession this Sunday. The previous UFC champion will problem Jake Paul in an eight-round bout.
‘The Downside Baby’ is coming off an enormous win over Woodley’s buddy Ben Askren, which prolonged his successful streak to a few fights.
In the meantime, Woodley’s final battle was reverse Vicente Luque at UFC 260. The 39-year-old misplaced the bout by way of a submission, forcing the UFC to launch him.
Forward of their boxing showdown, Paul has predicted that he’ll end Woodley inside two rounds.