Tyron Woodley put pen to pores and skin on Monday, doubtlessly inking a rematch with Jake Paul.
The former UFC welterweight champion obtained a tattoo on his left middle finger that reads “I love Jake Paul” — a part of an settlement for a rematch with the YouTube celebrity-turned boxer following the latter’s split-decision victory on Aug. 29.
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The tattoo guess first got here up in a information convention in July forward of the fighters’ bout. Both agreed that the loser would get a tattoo saying they love the winner. After their eight-round combat, Paul initially scoffed on the thought of a rematch, then stated he’d agree to at least one if Woodley adopted up on their prefight guess.
“If you get the tattoo ‘I love Jake Paul,’ let’s run it back,” Paul stated.
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Woodley posted video proof that the tattoo was everlasting — not in pen — when he was questioned about it on social media.
Woodley was anticipated to get the tattoo after the combat however held off, saying he wished one thing greater than a handshake settlement in place if he was to get inked. He apparently waited too lengthy for Paul’s liking, nevertheless, as Paul instructed ESPN that Woodley had eradicated himself from being his subsequent opponent.
“If he would have gotten the tattoo right away, got 10 million views on his Instagram video, (then) everyone would have been super hyped, there would have been a ton of press around it,” Paul instructed ESPN. “And I would have been sort of forced to do it. I couldn’t really deny him then, because if he’s going to be a man of his word, then I have to be a man of my word. So, he f—ed up. He missed out on another big payday because of his ego.”
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With Woodley getting the tattoo, the onus to comply with by means of with a promised rematch now appears to be on Paul, who — in typical style — stated Woodley solely agreed to get the tattoo after seeing how a lot he owed in taxes.
Regardless, Paul’s problem setting up a combat with Tommy Fury — Tyson Fury’s half-brother — appears to work favorably for Paul vs. Woodley 2. Paul has reportedly had two offers rejected by the undefeated boxer/actuality present celebrity.