Jake Paul’s fifth foray into skilled boxing created nothing however clinches and boos from the gang in Saturday’s rematch with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. And then the YouTube star and social media influencer delivered the increase.

Paul (5-0, 4 KOs) feinted with a jab to the physique and got here excessive with a flush proper hand to knock Woodley out cold and set off a wild celebration inside Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The Showtime pay-per-view contest noticed the 24-year-old Paul depart little question in methods he did not in August when he held on for a cut up choice over Woodley of their first assembly.

The cruiserweight bout was contested at a catchweight of 192 kilos and survived a late opponent change as Woodley, 39, stuffed in for the injured Tommy Fury, the half brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, on lower than two weeks’ discover.  

“What now? What now? What now?” Paul screamed into the digicam as his arm was raised by referee Christopher Young, who waved off the fight at 2:12 of Round 6. 

The end could not have come at a greater time for Paul because the rematch had devolved solely right into a holding contest with low output, similar to the worst moments of their first assembly. But as quickly as Paul delivered the ending blow, he returned again into his brash methods by leaping atop the nook turnbuckle and wildly rejoicing with older brother, and fellow influencer turned boxer, Logan Paul.  

“This is as real as it f—ing gets, just like my right hand,”  Paul mentioned. “I told you I was going to f— him up.”

Paul was the busier boxer all through and led on all three scorecards (49-46, 48-46, 49-46) on the time of the stoppage. Both Paul and Woodley landed the identical quantity of complete punches, in keeping with CompuBox, at 43 however Paul was capable of land 41% of his energy punches.

Even with Paul’s output, he joined Woodley in being far too keen to depend on the clinch, which slowed the motion and compelled the gang into a gentle set of boos. Paul overcame that, as he did the lower on his brow in Round 4 resulting from an errant elbow by Woodley, to pressure the emphatic win.

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“[Woodley] is a legend, don’t take anything away from his career as a UFC champion,” Paul mentioned. “He took this fight on two weeks’ notice because Tommy Fury is a bitch. That’s a tough guy right there [in Woodley,] he’s a legend. He tried to catch the punch in front and like a lumberjack, timber.”

After the bout, Paul known as out UFC stars Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz, each of whom have been seated ringside, and urged them to get out of their present fight offers with “Daddy Dana” White, the UFC president.

“This has to be the greatest moment in my life, look at the year I just had,” Paul mentioned. “This is unprecedented. Four huge PPVs in 12 months and I knocked out everyone I saw.”

Elsewhere on the cardboard, Amanda Serrano despatched fairly the message to the remainder of the light-weight division with a call win over Miriam Gutierrez. Serrano, the unified champion at featherweight, left little question that she will be able to compete up in weight together with her sights set on undisputed queen Katie Taylor in 2022. And the crossover particular between Deron Williams and Frank Gore delivered enjoyable motion over the course of 4 rounds. Williams walked away with the judges’ nod within the exhibition that will not depend as an official fight on their data. 

“I used my wrestling background to my advantage,” Williams mentioned. “I just wanted to prove to myself that I could get out here and do this. Everybody that’s talking on Instagram and Twitter, they wouldn’t step in here in front of all these people and on PPV for their first fight. Hats off to Frank. He had a dream. He had a goal. In my mind, we’re both winners tonight.”

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Fight card, outcomes

  • Jake Paul def. Tyron Woodley through sixth-round knockout
  • Amanda Serrano (c) def. Miriam Gutierrez through unanimous choice (99-90 99-91 100-90)
  • Deron Williams def. Frank Gore via split decision (38-37, 37-38, 40-35) — particular exhibition
  • Liam Paro def. Yomar Alamo through cut up choice (94-95, 95-94, 96-93)

Paul vs. Woodley 2 scorecard, dwell protection