Some fight fans are in doubt but what did the judges think?
Jake Paul knocked out Tyron Woodley in the sixth round of their high-profile rematch and while many are now questioning the authenticity of the conclusion itself, it would seem the judges knew who was ahead.
Jake Paul KO6 Tyron Woodley judges' scorecards at the time of the stoppage. Jake was ahead on all three cards… pic.twitter.com/RU9DRQpTTH
— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) December 19, 2021
That’s right, a ‘rigged’ knockout or not, it would seem that Jake Paul vs Woodley 2 was being led rather comfortably by the 24-year-old influencer, with each of three officials having him leading in virtually every single round.
While there was only one point in it each time, the judges never really had him behind at any stage in the fight, rounding out the bout with a ’48 and two 49s’ before the KO.
As MMAFighting.com’s Mike Heck pointed out, despite a slight miscalculation and having been given at least one round by each of the judges, Paul still came out on top. Of course, people online have had plenty to say about this as well:
That was wild, what a shot. But there’s not a chance in hell Paul was up on the scorecards .
— Ryan Oakman (@rileyoconn) December 19, 2021
As it customary whenever Jake Paul is fighting anyone, the debate around this one will continue to rage on until his next opponent is announced, which many believe or at least hope will be Canelo Alvarez.
Ahead of last night’s fight, we spoke to the controversial budding boxer about what he sees for his future, how real the Canelo prospect is, mental health and more. You can watch the full interview down below:
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