Jake Paul agrees to fight with Tyron Woodley

Apr 24, 2021; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; YouTube start Jake Paul looks on before Anthony Smith (Red Gloves) fights Jimmy Crute (Blue Gloves) during UFC 261 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

YouTube star and boxing neophyte Jake Paul has agreed to fight former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, The Athletic reported Monday.

A date and time were not reported.

Paul is 3-0 after defeating another ex-UFC fighter Ben Askren, a longtime friend of Woodley’s. In fact, Woodley was in Askren’s corner for the April fight vs. Paul.

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Woodley is on a four-fight losing streak in UFC, having most recently lost to Vicente Luque in a first-round submission in March. Woodley’s contract with UFC came to an end in April.

Woodley is 39 years old; Paul is 24.

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