Update: Jake Paul vs Tyrone Woodley has been made official for August 28th.

Original: Jake Paul teased a big announcement on his Instagram story. Many are now expecting an official fight to get locked down tomorrow. A new report might have let the cat out of the bag early.

Paul has not stopped making headlines, even after his first-round knockout of Ben Askren. His recent GOTCHA HAT stunt with Floyd Mayweather saw him banned and unbanned from his brother’s fight against Money. Now Jake Paul has his own fight to prepare for.

The Athletic’s Mike Coppinger reports that Tyrone Woodley will be The Problem Child’s next opponent in the ring. This is very interesting because Woodley is a UFC fighter.


Sources: Jake Paul and former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley have agreed to a deal for a boxing match. Jake recently signed a multi-fight deal with Showtime. Friday face-off in Miami planned to promote the event. Paul coming off first-round KO of Ben Askren

Jake Paul recently left Triller for Showtime Boxing where he signed a multi-fight deal. It’s unknown exactly how many fights he is contracted for, but his next one appears to be against Tyrone Woodley.

Many fighters were lining up to face Jake Paul next. It appears that Tyrone Woodley will get that shot before anyone else. Stick with Thirsty for more on this still-developing story.

Who do you have between Paul and Woodley? Sound off in the comments!

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