On betting exchanges, 24-year-old YouTuber Jake Paul’s win was ahead of 39-year-old former UFC middleweight champion Tyron Woodley.
It was Woodley’s boxing debut. His difficulty in moving his legs and torso was noticeable, as his main art is wrestling. Woodley no longer defends the UFC, as he lost his league contract after losing four games.
During eight three-minute rounds, Jake could feel Woodley’s heavy hand and he was almost passed out. In his fourth fight as a pro, Jake showed good footwork for a rookie and, looking to rise above even experienced fighters, showed he knows what he’s doing. It came out with a win on points.
In the United States, about 16,000 people personally watched in Ohio, the boxing event between the YouTuber and ex-MMA fighter was a success.
There were US Olympic boxing medalists in Tokyo, as were active UFC fighters, among them Dustin Poirier, number one in the lightweight rankings.
The fights were broadcast in Brazil by the Combat Channel and had Olympic champion in Tokyo, Bahian boxer Hebert Concicao as commentator.
broadcast of the event. was done by Showtime Championship Boxing is a television boxing show that airs on Showtime, partnered with Most Valuable Promotion, a company created by youtuber Jake Paul to promote his event.
Preliminary fight exceeds expectation
The initial matches were very good, exceeding expectations. Barring the first and main challenge, the rest had ten rounds.
The opening clash between American Anthony Taylor and Briton Tommy Fury was a battle between the early ones to heat up the cartel with the Briton’s victory.
The second fight was in the super-lightweight division, between Russian Yvan Baranchik and American Montana Love. A tight fight with plenty of striking and knockout chances for both sides.
The American used all his footwork skills and his precise left-hander to take down the Russian in the eighth round. Baranchik’s coach stopped the fight even after the bell rang.
The third fight, between British Daniel Dubois and Mexican Joe Cusumano at heavyweight, did not progress beyond the first round, with Dubois winning.
The final fight was a women’s match between Puerto Rican Amanda Serrano and Mexican Yamileth Mercado. With 40 career wins, Serrano was defending two belts: one for the World Boxing Council and the other for the World Boxing Organization in featherweight.
Puerto Ricans maintained superiority in all rounds and two belts, now adding a record of 41 wins and only one loss.