With Tommy Fury withdrawing from his highly-anticipated bout with Jake Paul, UFC veteran Tyron Woodley has been picked as the replacement. Woodley suffered a split decision loss to the YouTube star earlier this year and has been very vocal about his desire for a rematch.
The cancellation comes with disappointment as many fans showed interest in seeing Paul fight an opponent with more professional boxing experience than himself.
Still, Paul vs. Woodley 2 has received some attention from boxing fans and bettors, and many wonder if a more active Woodley can have given Paul problems inside the ring.
If you would like to learn more about this fight, the odds, and where to bet then, keep reading – it’s all covered below.
How to Bet on Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley 2
Betting on Paul vs. Woodley 2 is simple and begins by creating an account with a reputable online sports betting site like Bovada or MyBookie. Once done, you can make a deposit using a credit/debit card, match pay, or cryptocurrency. Click the links below to check the odds and claim a welcome bonus:
If you’re a new client, most sports betting sites offer a match bonus on your first deposit, giving you extra funds to bet with. If you hold cryptocurrency, be advised that many sites offer generous promotions when the deposit is made in crypto.
Now that your account’s open and funded, it’s time to make a bet. Like any other sport, boxing has a wide variety of bets you make, the most important being:
- Bet To Win – As the name implies, you bet on who is going to win the match. When placing a bet to win, it doesn’t matter how the fight is won, only who wins.
- Round Betting – This allows you to bet on what round a boxer will win the fight in. In competitive matches, the early rounds pay out much more than the later rounds.
- Way of Victory – There are several ways a boxer can win a match, including knockout, doctor stoppage, unanimous decision, split decision, and even disqualification. Picking the method of victory is one of the higher value bets in boxing.
- Over or Under Rounds – A bet on how long the fight will go. If you bet on ‘over 10’ it means you get paid out if the fight makes it past the tenth round.
Some of the Prop Bets available at MyBookie:
- Either Boxer Lose Mouthpiece
- Who Will Bleed First?
- Will Jake Paul Bleed
- Paul/Woodley Touch gloves
- When Will The Fight End?
- Either Corner Throw In The Towel
- Will There Be A Point Deduction
Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 2 Odds
Regardless of where you check, you’ll find Jake Paul to be the clear favorite at around -270. Woodley comes in as the high-value underdog at around +200.
- Bovada odds:
- Jake Paul -275*
- Tyron Woodley +200*
- Jake Paul -275*
- Tyron Woodley +200*
- Jake Paul -270*
- Tyron Woodley +210*
The round props tell us that the most expected outcome is Paul winning by decision. That said, Woodley does present a high value for those willing to take a chance on him finishing the fight in rounds five to eight (remember, it’s an 8 round fight).
Some bettors may see these round odds as attractive, especially those who remember the overhand right Woodley landed on Paul in their first fight. This punch sent Paul crashing into the ropes in what many thought should have been called a knockdown.
It was moments like these that have left some bettors wondering if a more active Woodley could force a finish on the young Paul, especially in the later rounds where the Cleveland native appears to experience cardio issues.
It’s also worth noting that Woodley has a 500k knockout clause in his contract, meaning if he knocks out Jake Paul in any round he will be awarded an extra $500,000. Some bettors and pundits are hoping that this extra monetary incentive will motivate Woodley to be more engaged.
Jake Paul Boxing Career
Paul’s boxing career started in 2019 with a fight against fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib. The fight was the co-main event to the WBO middleweight title fight between Demetrius Andrade and Luke Keeler. Paul won by second-round TKO.
A year later, Paul fought ex-NBA player Nate Robinson on the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. undercard. Paul won the fight by knockout in the first two minutes of the first round.
Paul’s third bout was against former UFC competitor Ben Askren, a grappling specialist who was also a defending welterweight champion in Bellator and ONE FC. Once again, Paul won the fight via knockout in the first round.
At this point, Paul began to receive some criticism and critics called for the ex Disney/YouTube star to fight a professional boxer in his own weight class. Moreover, Ben Askren had recently undergone hip surgery and was considered by many to be one of the worst strikers in the UFC when he competed.
After Askren, Paul stepped up his level of competition by fighting former 5-time UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Still, Paul’s detractors were quick to point out that Woodley was nearly 40 years old and had suffered four straight losses before being cut from the UFC.
Moreover, it was noted that like Askren, Woodley was predominantly a wrestler and would have a significant reach disadvantage against paul. However, unlike Askren, Woodley was known for possessing explosive power, and his UFC and StrikeForce career saw him score several highlight-reel knockouts.
The two fought in August of 2021 in Jake’s hometown of Cleveland. The fight saw Jake Paul fight from range and Tyron Woodley being largely inactive. The fight ended in a split decision win for Paul.
Tyron Woodley Boxing Career
Like all of Paul’s past opponents, Woodley has only a single professional boxing match to his name. That said, there was a time when Woodley was considered the best welterweight in the world and was known for his excellent wrestling, strong grappling, and explosive power.
In 2016, Woodley fought for the UFC welterweight championship against then-champion Robbie Lawler. The fight ended brutally in the first round when Woodley landed a well-placed right hand that left Lawler unable to continue.
From there, he would go on to defend his belt 4 times; twice against celebrated striker Stephen ‘wonderboy’ Thompson, once against Brazilian jiu-jitsu Wizz Damien Maia, and finally against the up-and-coming Briton Darren Till.
Woodley would lose his welterweight strap to Kamaru Usman who dominated the champion for five straight rounds. Following his loss to Usman, Woodley would go on to drop his next three bouts and was heavily criticized for his cautious style and unwillingness to engage.
This lack of activity caused many fans to dub him ‘The Frozen One’, a play on his fighter nickname ‘The Chosen One’.
Woodley would be cut from the UFC following his fourth straight loss and quickly agreed to fight Jake Paul in an eight-round boxing match. Once again, Woodley was plagued by inactivity and lack of engagement. He lost the fight by split decision.
Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley II FAQs
How Many Round Will Paul vs. Woodley 2 Be?
Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 2 will once again be 8 rounds. The fight will be held on December 18th in Tampa, Florida.
The main card, which features four fights in total, is expected to get underway at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT). The main event will begin several hours after with Paul and Woodley making their ring walks around 12 am ET.
The fight will be contested at cruiserweight and will come with a 192-pound limit just like the last meeting between the two.
Who Is Fighting On the Paul vs. Woodley 2 Undercard?
The undercard will see unified women’s lightweight champion Amanda Serrano defend her belts against the fifth-ranked Spaniard Miriam Gutierrez. As with all professional women’s boxing matches, each round will be two minutes in length instead of three.
Before we see Serrano and Gutierrez square off for undisputed status, ex-NBA player Deron Williams will take on former NFL running back Frank Gore in a heavyweight match.
The first fight on the card will see light welterweights Liam Paro and Yomar Alamo face-off in a 10 round affair. The 26-year-old Alamo is currently ranked the sixth-best light welterweight in the world and is hoping a victory against the relatively unknown Paro will put him closer to a title shot.
Where Can I Watch Paul vs. Woodley 2?
The Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 2 PPV is available for purchase on ShowTime boxing for $59.00. Coverage starts at 9 pm ET.
The fight features a four-fight main card and two preliminary fights. No ShowTime subscription is required to purchase the PPV.
Can I Watch Paul vs. Woodley II for Free?
While many illegal streaming sites show the fight for free, be aware that using such sites counts as copyright infringement and you can be punished for illegally streaming the fight.
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