Jake Paul knocks out Tyron Woodley in rematch

YouTuber Jake Paul knocked out former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in the sixth round at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, Saturday night.

Paul previously beat Woodley last summer by split decision.

The fight ended abruptly after Paul threw a hard right ball, sending Woodley head-on onto the carpet just over two minutes into the sixth round.

Jake Paul, left, looks back after defeating Tyrone Woodley during the sixth round of the Battle of Cruiserway on Sunday, December 19, 2021, in Tampa, Florida.
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“This is as real as it gets, just like my right hand,” Paul said afterwards, according to ESPN.

Jake Paul, left, punches Tyron Woodley during the third round of the Battle of Cruiserway on Sunday, December 19, 2021, in Tampa, Florida.

Jake Paul, left, punches Tyron Woodley during the third round of the Battle of Cruiserway on Sunday, December 19, 2021, in Tampa, Florida.
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He said he had “respect” for Woodley, whom he called a “legend.” Woodley replaced Tommy Fury, the half-brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, just two weeks before the fight after Fury was forced to withdraw from the bout on medical grounds.

Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Tyrone Woodley during the sixth round of the Battle of Cruiserway on Sunday, December 19, 2021, in Tampa, Florida.

Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Tyrone Woodley during the sixth round of the Battle of Cruiserway on Sunday, December 19, 2021, in Tampa, Florida.
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Saturday was the YouTube star’s fifth professional fight.

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