JAKE PAUL is set to return to the ring later this summer against yet another former UFC star.
The Problem Child’s fourth professional outing will see him lock horns with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
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Paul and Woodley, 24 and 39 respectively, will clash on August 28.
The blue touch paper for their fight was lit moments before Paul’s demolition of Woodley’s good friend Ben Askren in April.
The pair were involved in a heated back-and-forth in the dressing room that left Woodley fuming.
And their subsequent slanging match on social media has teed up the interesting grudge match, which, on paper, is the toughest fight of Paul’s young boxing career.
Here’s everything you need to know about the pair’s upcoming bout:
What date is Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley?
Paul and Woodley will look to settle their ongoing feud on August 28.
Where is Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley taking place?
A venue for the pair’s clash has not yet been announced, although it’s understood Miami is in the running to land the fight.
The Fight Capital of the World – Las Vegas – is also in consideration.
What channel is the fight on?
A UK broadcaster has yet to pick up the rights for Paul vs Woodley.
Showtime Sports, however, will air the fight in the United States.
FITE TV won the international broadcast rights for Paul’s two-minute demolition of Askren in April and could screen the fight again.
What time will the fight take place in the UK?
Should the fight be held on the east coast, it will get underway between 03:00am and 04:00am BST time.
If it lands on the west coast, it’ll likely commence between 05:00am and 06:00am BST time.
What have they said?
Paul said of the former UFC star: “He’s a good striker. He’s known for knocking people out. But I think when I beat Tyron, people have to put respect on my name.
“But that’s not what I’m here for, to be honest. I already know how good I am. I know that this is going to be another easy fight.
“That’s why Showtime is in business with me. You’re looking at the future of boxing.”
Woodley said of his clash with the social media star: “Easiest fight of my career and biggest purse of my career all in one night.
“Basically, they brought me in to take out the trash. Can’t wait to shut this b***h up.
“This is getting done for the culture, the whole MMA/boxing community, to rid this guy of combat sports.”