Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley Odds: Colby Covington Predicts Paul vs. Woodley Winner

The latest Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley odds have Jake Paul as the favorite. But, Colby Covington's predicton seems to differ.
Brian Good
Sat, July 31, 7:58 AM EDT

Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley Odds: Colby Covington Predicts Paul vs. Woodley Winner

  • Colby Covington predicts Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley winner
  • Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley fight information
  • The latest Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley odds

The fighting career of Jake Paul has been highly criticized through his first three professional boxing fights, perhaps rightfully so.

Jake Paul is still yet to fight someone with a single professional boxing fight under their belt. He’s 3-0, but hes gone into the ring against a YouTuber, an ex-NBA player and a wrestler. But, by all accounts, his next matchup against Tyron Woodley should be by far his toughest yet.

As a matter of fact, Colby Covington, who has fought and beaten Tyron Woodley and spent months trashing him publicly leading up to their fight, sat down with MMA expert James Lynch and predicted that Tyron Woodley would win by KO against Jake Paul.

“I think Woodley could do it,” Covington said to OddsChecker’s own James Lynch on Lynch’s YouTube channel “I think he could land a knockout punch and get it done. You know, I’ve had some guys in my gym… that have went to train with Jake Paul in Miami, and you know they’ve all kind of said the same information. That they went there and exposed him…”

Even though Colby Covington seems confident that Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley will lead to a Woodley KO, oddsmakers aren’t so sure. The latest Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley odds still have Jake Paul as the favorite to win and move to 4-0.

Click here to watch James Lynch's full video of fighter predicting Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley

Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley Fight Information

Date: Sunday, August 29

Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio

Weight Class: 190 pounds

PPV Start Time: 8:00 pm ET

Paul vs. Woodley Main Event Time: Midnight ET (approximate start time)

Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley Odds

The latest Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley odds seem to disagree with Colby Covington’s prediction that Tyron Woodley will knockout Jake Paul. But we’ve seen the oddsmakers and Covington disagree before, like for his upcoming fight against Kamaru Usman.

Still, it’s interesting to see someone like Covington, who has fought Woodley and spent countless hours trashing his ability in public, picking Woodley to win when Jake Paul is a -130 favorite to beat the former UFC champion.

At -130, Jake Paul’s implied probability to defeat Woodley sits at 56.5%. Tyron Woodley’s odds to defeat Jake Paul are currently +102, giving him a 49.5% implied probability.

Fighter Odds Implied Probability
Jake Paul -130 56.5%
Tyron Woodley +102 49.5%

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Who is Jake Paul?

There are still some fight fans that may not know who Jake Paul is. So, if you fall into that category, Jake Paul is a YouTube star that has decided that he’s going to try and take boxing seriously and become one of the best boxers in the world.

The jury is still out if that’s and attainable goal, as he had never boxed until a few years ago, but the 24-year old seems to be taking it seriously.

Paul is the younger brother of Logan Paul, who just fought an exhibition match against Floyd Mayweather. Unlike his broker, Jake Paul’s match against Tyron Woodley will be fully sanctioned, not an exhibition match.

Jake Paul has had a somewhat checkered past. He’s been in the news for partying, over-the-top behavior and scamming his followers, among other things.

Who is Tyron Woodley?

At one point, Tyron Woodley was considered one of the best mixed martial artists in the entire world. The 39-year old native of Ferguson, Mississippi started his MMA career with a 19-3-1 record and was the UFC welterweight champion, successfully defending his title four times.

But, that all came to an end recently. Woodley lost to current welterweight title holder Kamaru Usman, a loss that began a free fall as he was defeated in four straight UFC fights, effectively ending his MMA career.

Woodley, while extremely accomplished, was never known for his striking. Tyron Woodley is an elite-level grappler as a former tow-time All-American at the University of Missouri.

Jake Paul Fight Record

No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date
3 Win 3–0 United States Ben Askren TKO 1 (8), 1:59 Apr 17, 2021
2 Win 2–0 United States Nate Robinson KO 2 (6), 1:24 Nov 28, 2020
1 Win 1–0 United Kingdom AnEsonGib TKO 1 (6), 2:18 Jan 30, 2020

Tyron Woodley Fight Record

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time
Loss 19–7–1 Vicente Luque Submission (Brabo choke) UFC 260 March 27, 2021 1 03:56
Loss 19–6–1 Colby Covington TKO (rib injury) UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley September 19, 2020 5 01:19
Loss 19–5–1 Gilbert Burns Decision (unanimous) UFC on ESPN: Woodley vs. Burns May 30, 2020 5 05:00
Loss 19–4–1 Kamaru Usman Decision (unanimous) UFC 235 March 2, 2019 5 05:00
Win 19–3–1 Darren Till Submission (Brabo choke) UFC 228 September 8, 2018 2 04:19
Win 18–3–1 Demian Maia Decision (unanimous) UFC 214 July 29, 2017 5 05:00
Win 17–3–1 Stephen Thompson Decision (majority) UFC 209 March 4, 2017 5 05:00
Draw 16–3–1 Stephen Thompson Draw (majority) UFC 205 November 12, 2016 5 05:00
Win 16–3 Robbie Lawler KO (punches) UFC 201 July 30, 2016 1 02:12
Win 15–3 Kelvin Gastelum Decision (split) UFC 183 January 31, 2015 3 05:00
Win 14–3 Dong Hyun Kim TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le August 23, 2014 1 01:01
Loss 13–3 Rory MacDonald Decision (unanimous) UFC 174 June 14, 2014 3 05:00
Win 13–2 Carlos Condit TKO (leg kick) UFC 171 March 15, 2014 2 02:00
Win 12–2 Josh Koscheck KO (punches) UFC 167 November 16, 2013 1 04:38
Loss 11–2 Jake Shields Decision (split) UFC 161 June 15, 2013 3 05:00
Win 11–1 Jay Hieron KO (punches) UFC 156 February 2, 2013 1 00:36
Loss 10–1 Nate Marquardt KO (elbows and punches) Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy July 14, 2012 4 01:39
Win 10–0 Jordan Mein Decision (split) Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine January 7, 2012 3 05:00
Win 9–0 Paul Daley Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson July 30, 2011 3 05:00
Win 8–0 Tarec Saffiedine Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine January 7, 2011 3 05:00
Win 7–0 André Galvão TKO (punches) Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons II October 9, 2010 1 01:48
Win 6–0 Nathan Coy Decision (split) Strikeforce Challengers: Lindland vs. Casey May 21, 2010 3 05:00
Win 5–0 Rudy Bears Submission (arm-triangle choke) Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Bears November 20, 2009 1 02:52
Win 4–0 Zach Light Submission (armbar) Strikeforce Challengers: Kennedy vs. Cummings September 25, 2009 2 03:38
Win 3–0 Salvador Woods Submission (Brabo choke) Strikeforce: Lawler vs. Shields June 6, 2009 1 04:20
Win 2–0 Jeff Carstens Submission (rear-naked choke) Respect Is Earned: Brotherly Love Brawl April 30, 2009 1 00:48
Win 1–0 Steve Schnider TKO (submission to punches) Headhunter Productions: The Patriot Act 1 February 7, 2009 1 01:09
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