Jake Paul RETIRES from boxing with a perfect 4-0 record aged 24 after beating UFC star Tyron Woodley and 'banking $100m'
JAKE Paul has QUIT boxing after defeating former UFC champ Tyron Woodley on Sunday.
The 24-year-old claimed he banked £72million in the big fight before telling his social media followers he was done in the ring with his record standing at 4-0.
Just hours after beating Woodley, Paul took to Twitter to reveal he was hanging up his gloves.
The YouTuber simply wrote: “Updated status: Retired boxer.”
Paul won his fourth professional fight in the early hours of Monday morning after a split decision that the judges scored 77-75, 79-74, 75-77.
After a cagey first three rounds, the fight burst into life in the fourth as Woodley finally went on the offensive.
Things settled back down again towards the end of the eight rounds and the judges declared Paul the winner.
Despite winning, Paul was rocked and hurt for the first time in his 'boxing career' in the fourth round.
With a minute to go, the 39-year-old stepped in and went swinging toward his opponent.
Woodley, the shorter of the two men, crashed a huge right hook into Paul's head.
The much-maligned Paul was stunned and fell back into the ropes and struggled to keep himself upright but thankfully for him Woodley decided to wave his arm around to get the crowd going instead of landing another blow.
That allowed Paul to catch his breath and recover to see out the remaining 40 seconds of the round.
As viewers watched the event, fans rushed to Twitter to accuse the bout of being rigged.
One fan wrote: "No one can tell me this isn't fixed. Woodley is barely throwing, he could throw and end this at any time."
Another added: "Got the feeling Woodley was told not to knock him out. This game is fixed. Fingers crossed for the [Tommy] Fury fight as that's a different ball game completely."
A third tweeted: "This is such a frustrating fight. Woodley walking him down then just standing in front of him not throwing a punch. This has gotta be fixed."
Whether the match was faked or not, Paul claimed he really won by scoring a £72m paycheck.
The social media star took to Instagram on Monday to pat himself on the back for the hefty cash reward following the match.
In an Instagram story video to his 17million followers, he captioned it with: "When you get 10 per cent closer to becoming a billionaire."
The fight was the second-biggest selling pay-per-view of the year behind his brother Logan’s match with Floyd Mayweather.
Despite his claims of earning £72m, reports suggest Paul could have pulled in far less than a nine-figure amount.
Sportingfree.com guessed the former YouTuber may actually have earned only around $2m from the fight including its pay-per-view income.
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