Jake Paul says folks do not suppose he is a ‘actual particular person’ forward of Tommy Fury struggle
Jake Paul will tackle Nate Diaz in a highly-anticipated boxing match in Dallas this night, because the combined martial arts star fights for the primary time since leaving the UFC.
YouTuber Paul has compiled a 6-1 document as an expert boxer in recent times, knocking out MMA fighters Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley – the latter a former UFC champion – and beating UFC legend Anderson Silva on factors. Most not too long ago, nonetheless, the 26-year-old suffered his first loss as he was crushed by Tommy Fury.
In that long-awaited struggle in Saudi Arabia, Fury – half-brother of world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson – was knocked down however emerged victorious on factors. Now Paul is trying to bounce again as he faces fellow American Diaz.
Diaz, 38, is a longtime favorite of MMA followers however achieved crossover fame when he submitted Conor McGregor in March 2016, 5 months earlier than shedding a slim resolution to the Irishman. Last September, Diaz received his ultimate UFC struggle by submitting Tony Ferguson, earlier than his consideration turned to his boxing debut in opposition to Paul.
Follow stay updates and outcomes beneath.
Jake Paul’s newest struggle shouldn’t be about Jake Paul
Raise your hand if you happen to thought Jake Paul’s boxing enterprise had come to an finish along with his loss to Tommy Fury in February. It’s okay, you don’t look foolish; you weren’t the one one. So, go on: Raise that hand, nod your head, or let loose a sigh. You don’t have to hold the burden anymore.
Many believed that struggle marked the endgame of this specific endeavour, even earlier than it had performed out. A win would have allowed the YouTube star, 26, to say he had crushed an expert boxer, after a number of wins in opposition to combined martial artists; a loss would have signalled the dissipation of any momentum and intrigue that the American had constructed over the previous few years.
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:54
Jake Paul’s profession thus far
YouTube star Jake Paul has shortly gained expertise and slowly earned respect as a boxer in recent times, going 6-1 as an expert.
Prior to his factors loss to Tommy Fury in February, the American was unbeaten, and he holds a call win in opposition to UFC legend Anderson Silva in addition to knockouts of former UFC champion Tyron Woodley and MMA star Ben Askren.
Can he add one other UFC star to his listing of defeated opponents?
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:48
Will Diaz defeat Jake Paul?
The profession of Nate Diaz is an enchanting one. He’s been combating for many of his life, inside and outdoors of assorted rings and cages.
Diaz has fought 34 instances professionally in a cage, primarily inside the UFC, and various instances unprofessionally on the streets. For years, he has additionally fought the detrimental opinions that encompass fight sports activities and the judgement that brings on him and his alternative of profession.
He has fought in opposition to the UFC’s technique of doing enterprise, and now at 38-years-old and having achieved icon standing he’s readyy to earn the rewards of all that battle.
His skilled boxing debut in opposition to Jake Paul tonight appears to be like set to earn him a tidy sum because the match-up is a real curiosity-based pay-per-view.
Paul has proven he’s a succesful boxer however Diaz has fought for UFC world titles. Who will win this one? Will Diaz dominate as he most likely ought to? Will the restrictions of boxing play into Paul’s fingers?
We’ll discover out quickly sufficient.
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:42
Jake Paul predicts knockout in opposition to Nate Diaz
As a part of his promotion for tonight’s struggle, Jake Paul has predicted that he’ll knockout out Nate Diaz in 4 rounds when the fighters meet within the ring.
Here’s ‘The Problem Child’ hyping up this occasion:
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:36
Pre-match ideas from Jake Paul
“My last fight didn’t end the way I wanted, but the result was the best thing that could have happened to my professional boxing aspirations,” said Jake Paul ahead of this clash against Nate Diaz.
“Now, the world thinks I’m susceptible, when all I’m is extra targeted than ever.
“Nate Diaz is considered one of the most bad-ass fighters of all time, but he and his team have been running their mouths for too long.”
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:30
How Jake Paul’s final struggle turned out
Tommy Fury beats Jake Paul in long-awaited struggle in Saudi Arabia
Tommy Fury edged Jake Paul through cut up resolution in a slim victory in Saudi Arabia on Sunday evening.
Both fighters had a degree docked through the eight-round boxing match on the Diriyah Arena, and Fury was dropped to a knee within the ultimate spherical, however the Briton did simply sufficient to win the long-awaited struggle.
The bout had fallen by means of twice earlier than – as soon as in December 2021 and once more final August – however lastly performed out on Sunday, with each fighters having promised a knockout within the build-up. Neither YouTuber-turned-boxer Paul nor Fury – half-brother of heavyweight champion Tyson – might discover the end, nonetheless, because the main-event contest went the space.
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:24
Jake Paul vs Nate Diaz odds
The bookmakers are giving Jake Paul an enormous edge regardless of having much less combating expertise than Nate Diaz.
Paul made his boxing debut in 2018, whereas Diaz was already a world title contender at that time. Diaz has by no means boxed professionally nonetheless and should discover it a very totally different prospect tonight/
Here are the most recent odds:
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:18
Full struggle card (topic to alter)
Jake Paul vs Nate Diaz (cruiserweight)
Amanda Serrano (C) vs Heather Hardy 2 (undisputed ladies’s featherweight titles)
Shadasia Green vs Olivia Curry (ladies’s super-middleweight)
Ashton Sylve vs William Silva (light-weight)
Alan Sanchez vs Angel Beltran Villa (welterweight)
Kevin Newman II vs Quilisto Madera (middleweight)
Chris Avila vs Jeremy Stephens (super-middleweight)
Noel Cavazos vs Jose Aguayo (welterweight)
Luciano Ramos vs Cee Jay Hamilton (super-lightweight)
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:12
How can I watch Paul vs Diaz?
The occasion will air stay on the streaming platform Dazn.
It will likely be accessible to present subscribers, and it’ll even be purchasable on Dazn Pay-Per-View for non-subscribers – at a price of £14.99. A Dazn subscription is accessible to buy right here, with month-to-month plans beginning at £9.99.
In the US, the struggle may even be accessible to observe on ESPN+.
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:06
When is the struggle?
Paul vs Diaz will happen on the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday 5 August.
The major card is because of start at 1am BST on Sunday 6 August (5pm PT, 7pm CT, 8pm ET on Saturday). Ring walks for the principle occasion are then anticipated at round 4am BST on Sunday (8pm PT, 10pm CT, 11pm ET on Saturday).
Mike Jones5 August 2023 23:00