After the loss on his boxing debut, “The Chosen One” instantly campaigned for a rematch to happen, believing that he had gained the battle. Paul responded by making a deal that if Woodley will get the “I really like Jake Paul” tattoo, then he would rematch him, to which Woodley agreed on the spot. Some MMA fighters have come out to induce Woodley to not go together with this association, together with UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling, who implored Woodley to save his dignity.
In a current interview with Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour, Woodley responded by asking the place all these MMA guys have been when he wanted their help throughout his darkest hours in MMA. Woodley made it clear that he’s out right here on his personal to create his personal path in fight sports activities (h/t Sportskeeda).
“All these MMA folks making an attempt to inform me what to do,” stated Woodley. “The place the f**okay have been these MMA folks after they have been booing me? Once they didn’t give me respect, didn’t give me the props however everyone wanna inform me what to do and the right way to do it. And so they all need to comply with me now. Now everyone within the boxing fitness center and fu****g shadow boxing and wanna give recommendation. I respect the love and help however give it some thought, none of those folks have been on my facet. Now I’m alleged to fu****g care what you say? No.”
This was Woodley’s first foray into the boxing world after having an extended, storied profession in MMA. The 39-year-old was a former UFC welterweight champion that defended the belt 4 occasions towards the likes of Stephen Thompson, Demian Maia, and Darren Until.
Previous to his loss to Paul, the previous UFC welterweight champion was on a drastic decline within the sport of MMA. After shedding his championship belt to present welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, Woodley went on a four-fight shedding streak by which he was closely criticized for his lackluster performances.
Do you suppose Tyron Woodley will get the tattoo to get the rematch towards Jake Paul?