Jake Paul challenges Nate Diaz to a rematch in MMA under the PFL banner. Will Diaz accept the offer? Read more to find out!
Jake Paul, the rising boxing star, is basking in the glory of his recent victory over Nate Diaz, a seasoned mixed martial arts veteran. The two clashed in the ring at Dallas’ American Airlines Center, where Paul showcased his superior boxing skills. This win adds Diaz’s name to the list of prominent fighters, including Anderson Silva, Tyron Woodley, and Ben Askren, who have fallen to defeat against Paul in the striking-only sport.
Looking ahead, Paul is eager to give Diaz a taste of his own medicine. In the aftermath of their bout, Paul extended a $10 million offer to Diaz for a rematch in the cage, under the Professional Fighters League (PFL) banner. Paul, who transitioned from YouTuber to boxer and recently signed with the PFL, expressed his seriousness about venturing into MMA and making it a monumental event.
During a backstage interview with MMA Junkie’s Mike Bohn, Paul emphasized his respect for the sport of MMA and his desire to honor it by competing in the PFL SmartCage. He stated, "No boxers go over to MMA, the MMA fighters go over to boxing. So I wanna respect their sport. I grew up as an MMA fan. In the PFL SmartCage, the offer is there. If he (Diaz) accepts it, you’re gonna see me throwing elbows and kicks."
The ball is now in Diaz’s court, and it remains uncertain whether he will accept Paul’s challenge. Diaz, who has expressed a preference for a UFC return in the future, may be reluctant to compete under the PFL banner. Regardless, it is evident that Paul is determined to step into the cage for his first professional MMA fight, whether against Diaz or another seasoned fighter.
In a thrilling match, Jake Paul emerged victorious over Nate Diaz in a boxing bout. Paul, who has defeated several notable fighters, including Anderson Silva and Tyron Woodley, now seeks to challenge Diaz to a rematch in the MMA arena. He has offered Diaz a substantial sum of $10 million to compete under the PFL banner. Paul’s transition from boxing to MMA is driven by his desire to make history and honor the sport he grew up admiring. While Diaz’s response remains uncertain, Paul is resolute in his determination to enter the cage for his first professional MMA fight.
|Jake Paul defeats Nate Diaz in a boxing match at Dallas’ American Airlines Center.|
|Diaz joins the list of prominent fighters who have fallen to defeat against Paul.|
|Paul extends a $10 million offer to Diaz for a rematch in the MMA arena under the PFL banner.|
|Paul aims to respect the sport of MMA and make a significant impact in the PFL SmartCage.|
|Diaz’s response to Paul’s challenge is yet to be determined.|