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Jake Paul Vs Tyron Woodley II 'Bombed' According To Pay Per View Buys

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Jake Paul Vs Tyron Woodley II 'Bombed' According To Pay Per View Buys

Jake Paul could be very disappointed to hear he's not as big a draw in boxing as he might have thought, with his rematch with Tyron Woodley not doing that many pay-per-view buys.

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Love him or hate him, Paul has become one of the biggest names in boxing, on the back of his popularity as a YouTuber before stepping inside the ring.

Plenty of fans care about what the younger Paul brother is doing, even if it's in the hope of him being knocked out at some point, and many wanted to see him face Tommy Fury earlier this month.

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Due to the British boxer's rib injury, it ended up being Woodley who got a second crack at 'the Problem Child,' with Paul finishing the fight inside the distance with a brutal knockout.

However it seems that without Fury in the picture, this time around far fewer people were willing to part with their hard earned cash to watch Paul fight Woodley.

According to DAZN writer Steven Muehlhausen, the show sold wasn't even bought by 65,000 people, which isn't as high as All Elite Wrestling's Full Gear show from November!

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Paul is unlikely to be boasting about his PPV numbers if the reports are true, something he did after the first fight, even though he shouldn't have done.

The undefeated fighter, who has so far beaten a fellow YouTuber, a former NBA star and two former UFC fighters, claimed the first meeting with Woodley did 1.5 million buys.

However that wasn't true and it later turned out that it was closer to 500,000, although some people thought it could have been even lower.

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Woodley had managed to avoid being stopped in the first fight, the first person to take the 24-year-old Paul the distance, and there were claims of the fight being fixed.

Paul drops Woodley. Image: PA Images
Paul drops Woodley. Image: PA Images

Whilst the former MMA star was handed a brutal stoppage it didn't stop the claims of things not being on the up and up, something the defeated fighter's coach denied.

Paul was called out by Stephen A Smith for not actually boxing against any boxers and that could finally change in his next fight, whenever it is.

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As well as potentially fighting Fury, something the American is not inclined to do, former world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr could well be Paul's next opponent.

The Mexican did lose to Anderson Silva in his last fight, so exactly how much of a boxer he still is these days is certainly questionable.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Tyron Woodley, Jake Paul, Tommy Fury, UFC, MMA, Boxing

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