Unbeaten YouTuber Jake “The Problem Child” Paul (4-0, 3 KOs) won an eight round split decision over 39-year-old former UFC champion Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley on Sunday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Paul’s hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. Paul outworked Woodley over the first three rounds. Woodley staggered Paul in round four. Paul did just a little more than Woodley down the stretch. Paul never hurt Woodley and Woodley often walked down Paul. Scores were 77-75, 78-74 Paul, 77-75 Woodley.
P4P women’s boxer Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano (41-1-1, 30 KOs) defended her WBC and WBO female featherweight world titles by one-sided ten round unanimous decision against WBC super bantamweight champion Yamileth Mercado (18-3, 5 KOs). Total domination by Serrano, but Mercado showed real toughness in lasting the full ten. Scores were 97-93, 98-92, 99-91.
WBA #1 heavyweight “Dynamite” Daniel Dubois (17-1, 16 KOs) promised to be devastating in his U.S. debut and he was. Dubois dropped Juiseppe Angelo Cusumano (19-4, 17 KOs) three times in a first round KO. Time was 2:10.
Coming off 2020’s “Fight of the Year,” former IBF super lightweight world champion Ivan “The Beast” Baranchyk (20-3, 13 KOs) was stopped in seven rounds by undefeated Montana Love (16-0-1, 8 KOs) in a welterweight bout. Love’s hand speed and movement often neutralized Baranchyk’s attacks. Baranchyk rocked Love in round three. Love dropped Baranchyk at the end of round seven and Baranchyk’s corner stopped the bout after the round.
Light heavyweight prospect Tommy “TNT” Fury (7-0, 4 KOs), half-brother of WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, easily won a four-round unanimous decision over undersized MMA fighter Anthony Taylor. Scores 40-36 3x. Fury has been mentioned as a possible opponent for Jake Paul. Based on this performance, not looking good.
In an off-TV bout between unbeaten super welterweights, Charles “Bad News” Conwell (16-0, 12 KOs) scored a third round TKO over Juan Carlos Rubio (18-1, 9 KOs). Conwell dropped Rubio in round two and finished him in round three. Time was 2:49.