Online star-turned boxer Jake Paul has found his next opponent: former Welterweight UFC champion Tyron Woodley. Paul vs Woodley takes place August 29, and Jake Paul odds are out for the fight.
Jake Paul odds of -200 implies a 66.7% chance of winning the fight, and Paul is 3-0 in his early boxing career. That’s included bouts against a YouTube star, a former NBA player and a retired MMA fighter. Woodley went 19-7-1 in his MMA career that included a four-time defense of the welterweight belt between 2016 and 2019. Four of those wins came via knockout in the first round. He also went undefeated between 2014 and 2018 during his career.
The advantage goes to Paul (6′ 1″) when it comes to height compared to the 5′ 9″ Woodley. He also holds an advantage in reach (76″ versus 74″) and age (24 versus 39). The fighters agreed to weigh in at 190 pounds.
How Popular Is Jake Paul With Bettors?
What kind of action do sportsbooks expect for the next chapter of this odd boxing phenomenon? How heavily have bettors backed Jake Paul odds?
“For the Paul fights that have been approved, they are very popular, attracting nearly as much action as a [Conor] McGregor fight would,” PointsBet trading content analyst Mike Korn told TheLines. “We’re expecting the same level of popularity with Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley in jurisdictions where it’s approved.”
The latest bout involving McGregor at UFC 264 was one of the most-watched UFC events to date.
The referenced jurisdictions include all legal sports betting states. For those not in a state where sports betting is legal, the fight will still be available to watch on PPV.
How to watch Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley
Date: August 29, 2021
Time: 8:00p EST
TV: Showtime PPV ($59.99)
Location: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, Ohio