The YouTube celebrity became boxer and the passe UFC welterweight champion shook hands on a gutsy wager earlier than their Showtime boxing pay-per-in finding event on Aug. 29 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland.
Both Paul and Woodley agreed that the loser of the competition would collect tattooed, ‘I savor (insert winner’s name)’ on their physique and take a image of it and post in on Instagram. Paul became the one to imply the wager, which Woodley agreed to in seconds, barely hesitating at Wednesday’s press convention promoting the event.
Paul (3-0 boxing) made headlines in April with a chief-round knockout of passe Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder Ben Askren in a Triller Fight Membership boxing event. Paul’s old two victories came visiting NBA aged Nate Robinson and YouTuber Ali Eson Gib.
Meanwhile, Woodley (19-7-1 MMA, 9-6-1 UFC), in the mean time No. 11 in the latest USA TODAY Sports activities/MMA Junkie welterweight rankings, closed out his UFC occupation on a four-fight skid, ceding his title to latest champ Kamaru Usman earlier than additionally suffering setbacks against latest prime contenders Gilbert Burns, Colby Covington and Vicente Luque.