Ben Askren expects former Final Preventing Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley to gentle up Jake Paul, however he may really feel somewhat higher about himself if the YouTuber comes out on high.
Paul vs. Woodley will headline Showtime Boxing’s pay-per-view occasion (PPV) on Aug. 29, 2021 (additionally streaming on FITE) inside Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. “Funky” is rooting for his good pal Woodley; nevertheless, there could be one advantage of a Paul victory.
“I’m nonetheless not below the conclusion that (Jake) is an efficient boxer. He hit me one time actually good, but it surely wasn’t like he beat me soundly over six rounds. He does hit exhausting, I suppose we’ll give him credit score for that,” Askren informed TMZ Sports (h/t Middle Easy). “If he’s capable of beat Tyron, I’ll most likely really feel a lot better about what occurred to me, as a result of I’ll assume rattling, Tyron’s actually good. I feel that’s most likely unlikely, however in that case, that’s most likely what I’d assume.”
Askren (19-2-0-1 in MMA, 0-1 in boxing) suffered a first-round knockout (KO) loss to Paul (3-0 in boxing) when the 2 clashed on April 17. Woodley (19-7-1 in MMA) has the prospect to avenge Askren when he makes his skilled boxing debut in opposition to Paul on Solar., Aug. 29.
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