Paul's concerning admission ahead of Woodley clash

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The Jake Paul circus continues this play - and arsenic astir would expect, the societal media performer did his utmost to make a disturbance to make involvement up of Sunday's fight with Tyron Woodley.

Paul bushed Woodley successful a divided determination successful August, and they're going astir again due to the fact that Tommy Fury pulled retired with a aesculapian condition.

So it came arsenic nary astonishment erstwhile Paul arrived astatine this morning's property league successful a skis mask, of each things.

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"They're going to springiness maine a feline I already beat, this is simply a slope robbery," helium said.

"That's wherefore I've got the skis disguise on."

TAMPA, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 16: Jake Paul shows disconnected his "Most Valuable Boxer" loop during a property league astatine the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa anterior to his December 18th cruiserweight combat against Tyron Woodley connected December 16, 2021 successful Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) (Getty)

The speech rapidly turned to comments made by the erstwhile UFC champion earlier this week, erstwhile helium claimed helium chose not to sound Paul retired successful their archetypal combat owed to a enarthrosis injury.

Paul dished retired a speedy retort implicit the claims, saying helium could person knocked retired Woodley.

"I wounded him aggregate times successful that fight, but for immoderate reason, radical don't privation to speech astir that," helium said.

"Seventh round, overhand right... you fell guardant into my arms and I saved your life. But not this time.

"I didn't deed you with my champion shot. It was a atrocious nighttime and I inactive bushed you. You should beryllium embarrassed by that origin I bushed you connected a atrocious night. You don't cognize what's coming."

TAMPA, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 15: Jake Paul is interviewed during a media workout astatine the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa excavation anterior to her December 18th combat against Tyron Woodley connected December 15, 2021 successful Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) (Getty)

Paul took purpose astatine Fury missing the combat owed to a "severe thorax corruption and breached rib" portion boasting that helium could marque $250 cardinal from his boxing career.

He besides had a 'Most Valuable Boxer' loop designed and painted by creator Alec Monopoly, which outgo astir $700,000, placed successful beforehand of him during the property availability.

"I'm 24-years-old. I tin instrumentality implicit the satellite and go the adjacent Muhammad Ali astatine the complaint this is going," helium said earlier successful the week.

"What does helium [Woodley] have? He has nothing. I person a overmuch bigger communicative here. A overmuch bigger presence.

"I'm doing thing that nary 1 has ever done before. For him to win, it doesn't assistance the sport. It doesn't assistance the world, and nary 1 volition truly care."

While helium plans to beryllium filthy rich, it's understood Paul has genuine fears astir encephalon damage, and caller tests amusement those fears are real, according to the erstwhile Disney star.

Paul said he's suffering from representation nonaccomplishment little than 2 years into his nonrecreational boxing career, claiming the blows he's taken successful sparring and successful his 4 fights person worsened encephalon trauma helium suffered playing American football.

"I got my encephalon scanned close earlier I started boxing and the doc told maine there's deficiency of humor travel from the concussions I had playing shot to definite areas connected my brain," helium told Graham Bensinger.

TAMPA, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 16: Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley size up during a property league astatine the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa anterior to a December 18th cruiserweight combat connected December 16, 2021 successful Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) (Getty)

"One of them I judge is the frontal lobe which is partial for representation and truthful on. After my archetypal twelvemonth of boxing, I went backmost and it was worse.

"(The doctor's) proposal is don't bash that sport.

"That's each they tin counsel arsenic a doctor, I deliberation earlier it was affecting maine astatine a accelerated gait due to the fact that I ne'er took it easy.

"I was ever thrown successful determination with radical who were mode amended than maine until I started to dilatory get to their level."

The 24-year-old said his code has besides deteriorated since taking up the sport.

"You're doing thing that is detrimental to your agelong word health.

"I announcement it successful conversations with my girlfriends oregon friends, not remembering thing that I should beryllium capable to retrieve that happened a mates of days ago.

"Sometimes successful my speech, there's similar each 100th oregon 200th connection I'll messiness up oregon similar slur, which I didn't bash that before."

The 4-0 boxer said he's taken to psychedelic drugs successful a bid to combat encephalon trauma.

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