Tyron Woodley looks to have some new ink in honor of Jake Paul.
The former UFC welterweight champion has apparently followed up on the pre-fight wager he made with Paul ahead of their recent Showtime boxing bout this past August. Paul and Woodley informally proposed that the losing fighter get a tattoo somewhere on their body, but after Woodley lost a decision to Paul he initially reneged on the deal unless Paul agreed to a rematch.
Woodley later said he would go through with having the tattoo done and on Monday, he shared a photo on Instagram of his middle finger with “I love Jake Paul” inked across it.
Woodley tagged Paul in the accompanying caption:
I love you son. Now come and get this ass whippin cause i heard you been talking back to your elders. #ManOfMyWord
WHERE YOU AT!?
Tattoo artist Rubia Santana is credited for the work.
Initially, it was unclear if Woodley actually added a permanent tattoo to his body or if it was simply a gag to further his feud with Paul. Woodley later shared a video of the procedure, presumably in response to skeptics.
For those claiming the Woodley tattoo is fake. This is from him. pic.twitter.com/B56ciijTbm— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) September 27, 2021
Paul shared his thoughts on the tattoo via an Instagram story, running down why he believes Woodley got the ink.
1. Tyron got the wire from the fight
2. Tyron bought a used Bentley
3. Tyron got on a call with his accountant
4. His accountant told him how much he had to pay in taxes
5. Tyron got the tattoo