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Tyron Woodley’s coach reveals ex-UFC star ‘didn’t even know’ Jake Paul viciously KO’d him and asked to ‘go back out’

TYRON WOODLEY was so badly dazed in the immediate aftermath of his fight with Jake Paul that he didn’t know he’d been knocked out.

The former UFC welterweight champion suffered a brutal sixth-round KO loss to the YouTuber turned boxer in their Tampa tussle last year.

Jake Paul viciously knocked out Tyron Woodley in their rematch last December
A huge overhand right from Paul faceplanted the former UFC welterweight champion

And The Chosen One had no idea he’d been KO’d when he came to

Woodley faceplanted the canvas after being cracked with a huge overhand right, a moment he couldn’t immediately recall according to his coach Din Thomas.

During an appearance on Sirius XM Radio, Thomas said of the fight: “I think he went through a series of different emotions.

“I remember standing inside the ring as soon as it happened and he was like, ‘No, no, when do I go back out?’

“He didn’t even know, right when it happened, he thought it was in between rounds and I’m sure he was probably wondering why everybody was standing inside the ring.

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“He didn’t even know at that moment.”

Thomas, like many others, was left gobsmacked by Paul‘s viral stoppage of The Chosen One.


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He continued: “When I got out of the ring, I really just sat there, just in disbelief.

“That is really what the beginning was disbelief, you couldn’t believe that just happened.

“Then when we got to the back everyone on the team was disappointed like I can’t just believe that happened.

“Even him he was going back-and-forth.

“The guy that runs High Rollerz, well he was in the back and he brought his daughter who was probably four-years-old and when Tyron saw her he was like, ‘Hey, I’m okay, don’t worry.’

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“She really brought the life back into him and from him seeing this little girl you saw his whole demeanour change from being disappointed to this is what it is and I have to accept it.”

Woodley, who has now lost his last six fights, couldn’t help but lament the cost of him briefly dropping his left hand.

He said: “I told you guys I was in shape, I told you guys I was ready to fight, and I told you guys I was in better shape than he was.

“So, I did that tonight and went back and looked at it and thought, ‘Why the f**k did I drop my hands?’

A dejected Tyron Woodley lamented his brief dropping of his left hand after the fight

“I was ready, I had both my hands up and I was expecting the overhand.

“I knew he was gonna delay the punch. But even if he delayed it, I was ready for it.

“Even if he didn’t delay I don’t know why I dropped my guard. In this sport, it takes only one mistake, just one mistake, I blocked so many of his shots.”

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