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Jake Paul: Rematch With Tyron Woodley ‘Not More Difficult’

For Jake Paul, facing former UFC champion Tyron Woodley a second time will be no issue because of his own improvements.

Jake Paul believes in himself.

And his training.

Paul feels like his upcoming rematch with Tyron Woodley will go the same as the first fight because of both. 

The two square off Saturday on Showtime pay-per-view from the AMALIE Arena in Tampa, Florida. 

Paul won the first meeting inside the boxing ring with the former UFC welterweight champion. Woodley is replacing Tommy Fury on short notice for the rematch. 

“I don’t expect this to be a more difficult fight,” Paul said. “That’s because my skills have improved so much since the last fight. I’ve sparred 200 rounds since then and I’m able to improve so much because I’m still early in my career.
 
“The amount I’m able to improve between fights is still massive and I really went into this training camp with a chip on my shoulder because I wasn’t happy with my performance in the first fight.”
 
Woodley discussed taking the fight on short notice, but doesn’t see it as an issue. 
 
“I was already training when I got the call for this fight. This is the fight that should have happened in the first place. This is the fight everyone was talking about and now we’re ready to make it happen,” Woodley said. “We already did this once. I know the opponent well already. They just needed a yes from me and they got it very quickly.”
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