jake paul vs nate diaz | Jake Paul beat Nate Diaz
Saturday night at the American Airlines Centre, the YouTuber-turned-prizefighter beat Nate Diaz by unanimous decision (97-92, 98-91, 98-91). Paul damaged Diaz in the opening round and appeared to be cruising or finishing the fight early. Diaz, on the other hand, stayed in there and kept it a dogfight throughout..
“He’s a warrior,” Paul stated following the bout. “I knocked him out in the first round.” He persisted in his approach. Nobody has ever suffered that much harm. My squad and my conditioning deserve full credit.”
Diaz stated that Real Fight Inc. would have to co-promote it.
“I’ll fight anybody,” Diaz declared. “I don’t give an f—.”
Diaz was knocked out in the fifth round by Paul, but he recovered. Diaz joked about putting Paul through a guillotine choke in the last round.
Paul, 26, came in with boxing victories over former UFC champions Anderson Silva and Tyron Woodley (two by knockout), as well as another over former MMA champion Ben Askren. Since 2020, he has been a professional boxer. Diaz competed at 185 pounds, the biggest weight he had ever fought at in his storied career.
Diaz was a UFC mainstay for 17 years and one of the organization’s biggest stars. In 2016, he choked out Conor McGregor, delivering McGregor his first UFC loss. Diaz departed the UFC as a free agent after defeating Tony Ferguson in September. He founded his own organisation, Real Fight Inc., and promised to seek out the largest and most entertaining matches on his terms.