Nate Diaz, the former UFC welterweight contender and fan favorite, has a big challenge ahead of him. He is set to make his boxing debut against Jake Paul, the YouTube star turned boxer, who has been making headlines with his trash talk and knockout wins.
The fight will take place on August 21, at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. It will be the main event of a DAZN pay-per-view card, featuring other boxing and MMA stars. Nate Diaz and Jake Paul have been exchanging insults on social media for months, and now they will finally settle their beef in the ring.
However, Nate Diaz is not planning to stay in boxing for long. He has made it clear that he still wants to fight in the UFC, where he has a loyal fan base and a legendary reputation. In a recent interview with Bradley Martyn, a fitness influencer and podcast host, Nate Diaz explained why he decided to take the fight with Jake Paul and what his future plans are.
Nate Diaz said that he left the UFC to teach Jake Paul a lesson and show him what a real fighter is. He said that he was annoyed by Jake Paul’s disrespect towards the MMA community and his claims that he could beat anyone in the UFC. Nate Diaz said that he wanted to prove that Jake Paul is not on his level and that he is the real ass-whooper.
Nate Diaz also said that he expects to return to the UFC after the fight with Jake Paul. He said that every fight changes the landscape of the sport and that he will have more options and opportunities after he beats Jake Paul. He said that he still has unfinished business in the UFC and that he wants to face the best fighters in the world.
Nate Diaz is currently 21-13 in his MMA career, with 15 wins by submission and four by knockout. He has fought some of the biggest names in the sport, such as Conor McGregor, Jorge Masvidal, Anthony Pettis, and Rafael dos Anjos. He is known for his toughness, durability, and trash talk.
What do you think of Nate Diaz’s boxing match with Jake Paul? Do you think he will win by knockout or submission? Do you think he will be able to return to the UFC and compete for the title? Let us know in the comments below!