Jake Paul knocks Tyron Woodley out in rematch

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

The fight ended abruptly after Paul threw a hard right, sending Woodley face down first on the mat.

Paul previously beat Woodley last summer via split decision.

Jake Paul, left, looks back after knocking out Tyron Woodley during the sixth round of a Cruiserweight fight 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, beats Tyron Woodley during the third round of a Cruiserweight fight on Sunday, December 19, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.

Jake Paul, left, beats Tyron Woodley during the third round of a Cruiserweight fight 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, heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s half-brother, just two weeks before the match, after Fury was forced to withdraw from the match for medical reasons.

Jake Paul celebrates after knocking out Tyron Woodley during the sixth round of a Cruiserweight fight on Sunday, December 19, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.

Jake Paul celebrates after knocking out Tyron Woodley during the sixth round of a Cruiserweight fight on Sunday, December 19, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
(Associated Press)

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Saturday was the YouTube star’s fifth professional match.