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Jake Paul Brutally Knocks Out Rival Tyron Woodley With Vicious Punch In Rematch

Adnan Riaz

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Jake Paul Brutally Knocks Out Rival Tyron Woodley With Vicious Punch In Rematch

Jake Paul survived an early cut from Tyron Woodley and fought back hard to score a sensational knockout win over his rival in a close -- albeit dull -- rematch on Saturday.

The 24-year-old YouTuber-turned-boxer was initially slated to fight former Love Island star Tommy Fury before the Brit pulled out due to a bacterial chest infection and broken rib.

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Woodley, who took Paul the full distance in their initial clash in August, stepped up on short notice to replace Fury and set up a rematch with the Problem Child.

With over 20,000 fans packed into the Amalie Arena, an uneventful first round saw both fighters met with boos after repeated clinches.

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Paul and Woodley exchanged blows in the second round, but both boxers were warned again by the referee over repeated clinches amid growing boos from fans.

Credit: Showtime Boxing/Twitter
Credit: Showtime Boxing/Twitter

However, the clash took a dramatic twist going into the third after Paul received a nasty cut to the forehead following an accidental headbutt from Woodley.

Woodley landed a solid one-two to Paul during the third round, with Paul appearing to be bothered by the blood gushing from his cut.

The 39-year-old former UFC star was warned by the referee in the fourth round after he planted Paul to the canvas with a WWE-esque body slam.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

Woodley was unable to build serious momentum and managed to headbutt Paul for the second time in the fifth round of their rematch in Tampa, Florida.

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Paul fought back going into the sixth round and finally made the major breakthrough with a devastating right-handed shot on Woodley.

The referee immediately waved off the clash, with Paul extending his unbeaten professional boxing record to 5-0.

Paul has now stopped all of his opponents to date, with his hard-fought victory over Woodley effectively ending their rivalry inside the squared circle.

Featured Image Credit: Showtime Boxing/Twitter

Topics: Tyron Woodley, Jake Paul, Boxing

Adnan Riaz
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