Jake Paul makes throat-slitting gesture as he weighs in heavier than opponent Tyron Woodley forward of the pair’s rematch in Florida after Tommy Fury pulled out of bout with YouTube star
- YouTuber Jake Paul weighed 191lbs, 1.4lbs extra than opponent Tyron Woodley
- The 24-year-old gave a slitting gesture throughout the weigh in forward of the bout
- Both will go head-to-head in the rematch in Tampa, Florida on Saturday night time
- Paul, 24, gained the first bout between the pair in August through a cut up choice
YouTuber Jake Paul produced a throat-slitting gesture after he weighed in 191lbs – 1.4lbs extra than his Saturday opponent Tyron Woodley, who got here in at 189.6lbs.
The duo will battle it out in their eight-round rematch in Tampa, Florida, with Paul beforehand beating Woodley again in August.
Paul, 24, flexed his biceps and clenched his shoulders earlier than the throat-slitting gesture occurred.
Jake Paul made a throat-slitting gesture throughout his weigh in forward of the struggle in opposition to Tyron Woodley
Paul has beforehand overwhelmed Woodley, profitable through cut up choice in August’s cruiserweight struggle
Coach BJ Flores believes the YouTuber will likely be faster and supply a harder check for his opponent Woodley forward of the showdown.
‘Jake’s obtained a giant chip on his shoulder from the final Tyron struggle. He actually does,’ the coach told The W.A.D.E Concept YouTube channel.
‘He’s been working very exhausting and as a substitute of going out and celebrating the cash or no matter else he made on the final struggle, he obtained proper again in the fitness center.
‘He began working exhausting, we have switched a few issues up, he’ll come in lighter for this struggle, he’ll be faster, extra aggressive.
Woodley (L) will battle it out with Paul (R) in their eight-round rematch in Tampa, Florida
‘His output goes to be sooner paced and we will nonetheless field and transfer the entire struggle however it’ll be a a lot completely different model of Jake Paul.
‘So I’m actually enthusiastic about it and Jake simply cannot wait to get in there, does not matter in opposition to who.’
Paul, who’s searching for his fifth victory since changing into a fighter, was as a consequence of tackle Love Island’s Tommy Fury, however the 22-year-old Manchester-born star withdrew final week via damage.
It has been revealed that Paul might miss out on some PPVs gross sales consequently, however continues to be anticipated to make eight figures. A £350,000 ‘Most Valuable Boxer’ belt was unveiled by him this week and he additionally gave Woodley a Rolex watch as a present.
Former Love Island star Tommy Fury needed to drop out of the Florida struggle as a consequence of punctured lung
Former UFC champion Woodley mentioned he might have earned more cash preventing others, however revealed why Paul was his chosen opponent.
‘There was different promotions that supplied me more cash to struggle on their promotions than to face Paul,’ Woodley informed the TSN MMA Show.
‘That is definitely true, I’ve the receipts to show it. But this struggle it excited me extra. It riled me up, there’s extra publicity and alternatives that can come from rectifying a loss in opposition to Jake.
‘I am unable to field one time and soar proper again into MMA, I really feel like if I do three or 4 boxing fights I’ll turn into a a lot sharper striker.’