Paul talked to TMZ Sports after his and Woodley’s camps acquired right into a scuffle through the pre-fight information convention in Cleveland.
“I’d eat this man. I’d eat this man on tv,” he stated of Woodley.
“Hey Tyron, hope you are not afraid of hippo tigers, as a result of I am a hippo tiger and also you simply p—–d me off. And, when a hippo tiger is p—-d off, he does loopy s—t.”
Earlier within the week, Paul in contrast his boxing prowess to that of Tyson’s through the former heavyweight champion’s heyday.
“I’ve that form of Mike Tyson factor build up, stopping my opponents within the early rounds so folks wish to tune in to observe that energy,” he informed Fight Hype. “Momentum is essentially the most highly effective factor on this planet and I’ve a lot proper now, both get on the prepare or don’t however folks don’t perceive how exhausting the pay-per-view enterprise is.
“I needed to get my followers used to paying for increased costs, and also you aren’t simply gonna come out of nowhere and folks pay for you, you need to construct it up.”
The battle is about for 8 p.m. ET on Aug. 29 on the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland and will be seen on Showtime PPV.