After Paul outpointed Woodley at Cleveland’s Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in August, Woodley requested for a direct rematch on the spot.
YouTube star Paul mentioned if Woodley adopted by way of on their pre-fight guess by which the loser of the bout needed to get the opponent’s identify tattooed on them, he’d grant him a rematch.
Woodley agreed, however asked to see a contract first earlier than he adopted by way of. Paul wasn’t proud of Woodley altering the principles and shifted his focus to Tommy Fury, who defeated his coaching accomplice Anthony Taylor on the identical evening.
Desirous to be a person of his phrase, Woodley has determined to get the “I like Jake Paul” tattoo in spite of everything and can get it carried out this weekend – however not with Paul’s artist, “Tatu Child.”
“Tommy Fury ought to have by no means even been in place for the bag,” Woodley mentioned in an Instagram live with Ariel Helwani. “I’m going to only let the week undergo and see what occurs. I feel essentially the most wise factor to do is run it again. I feel I’m getting this tattoo Saturday, by the way in which. Yeah, I simply really feel like I ought to do it as a result of it’s a stable factor to do. I’m going to do it on Saturday.”
Paul and Woodley were paid $2 million each for his or her eight-round battle and with the previous UFC welterweight champion testing Paul’s chin with a giant shot in Spherical 4, he was undoubtedly his sternest take a look at so far. Whereas Paul has diverted his consideration to different choices, maybe the sight of his identify inked on Woodley’s pores and skin will change his thoughts.
“I don’t know but. I’m going to consider it,” Woodley mentioned on the location of the tattoo. “Not neck, not face. I ought to have put it throughout my f*cking knuckles. … To me, it’s like this: If a dude desires to pay me to whip his ass, since he supposedly ‘paid me and promoted the battle,’ then I like you (laughs). Since you’re that dumb.”