Jake Paul Vs. Tyron Woodley Lacks PPV Buys Compared To Floyd Mayweather Vs. Logan Paul Fight
During the final weeks of August, Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley were all the rage on social media, but preliminary estimates for pay-per-view buys of the fight seemed to say otherwise.
The Paul-Woodley fight made between 480,000 to 500,000 pay-per-view buys, according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Other sources are estimating the figure to be slightly lower.
From WON, their best PPV sources are estimating #PaulWoodley did around 480K-500K buys and some others believe it was a little lower than that.
— Jed I. Goodman © (@jedigoodman) September 11, 2021
The two fighters banked on the PPV to make history with buys, but so far, the numbers only did half as well as the Floyd Mayweather versus Logan Paul fight, which cleared the 1 million mark in PPV buys.
“The pay-per-view is doing some s—t right now, I promise you,” Woodley said on Instagram Live. “I told you. You m—f— laughed at me. Go back to my Instagram, I said this will be the biggest pay-per-view of the year. I said that.”
The August 29 matchup – between Paul and Woodley – was sold at $59.99 while Mayweather versus Logan sold for $49.99.
Jake beat Woodley with a split decision victory at Showtime Boxing’s PPV event, which took place in Cleveland, Ohio.