June 21, 2024
Jake Paul announces boxing clash with Nate Diaz on August 5, as Tommy Fury teases bout with Liam Payne | Boxing News

Jake Paul has declared he will return to the boxing ring on August 5 in a bout from previous UFC fighter Nate Diaz.

The contest, which will consider spot in Dallas, Texas, will be Paul’s initial struggle considering that his defeat to Tommy Fury in February.

The bout will be fought at the exact same 185lbs weight limit that was imposed for Paul’s defeat to Fury, which was the initial defeat of the previous YouTuber’s skilled job, leaving him with a 6-1 document.

Diaz, who was ideal recognised in UFC for his 2016 victory about Conor McGregor, will be competing in a professional boxing match for the 1st time.

“My very last struggle didn’t finish the way I wished,” Paul stated in a assertion. “But the consequence was the finest issue that could have transpired to my expert boxing aspirations.”

Nate Diaz hits Tony Ferguson in a welterweight bout during the UFC 279 mixed martial arts event Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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Nate Diaz (L) gained his most current UFC bout in September 2022 towards Tony Ferguson

“Now, the globe thinks I am vulnerable when all I am is more concentrated than ever.”

The 26-calendar year-previous American had been joined with a Fury rematch, or a bout with fellow YouTuber turned specialist boxer KSI, but in the long run opted to experience the 37-year-outdated Diaz.

“My crew wished me to acquire an uncomplicated fight like KSI next, but that is not how I am constructed,” Paul ongoing.

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“Nate Diaz is deemed just one of the most lousy-ass fighters of all time, but he and his team have been running their mouths for much too prolonged.”

Diaz accomplished his UFC agreement with a get more than Tony Ferguson in September, leaving him with a 21-13 history in combined martial arts’ most well-liked organisation, but claims he intends to return to the octagon right after struggling with Paul.

“In addition to Canelo, he [Paul] is the most significant thang in boxing,” Diaz stated in a statement.

“I’m below to conquer that. I’m the King of battle sports activities and then I’m headed back again to get my UFC belts.

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Fury teases clash with 1 Direction star Liam Payne

Adhering to the announcement of Paul’s contest with Diaz, Fury teased a return to action of his have from previous One Direction singer Liam Payne.

Payne posted a poster on his social media accounts on Wednesday night suggesting a bout among himself and Fury at Outdated Trafford this summertime will be introduced on Thursday.

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Fury then reposted the poster himself a short time later.

Fury, who is the brother of heavyweight entire world champion Tyson, extended his expert report to 9- by beating Paul by way of a break up selection in February.

Payne, who is not recognized to have any boxing working experience, was a member of pop band One Path from 2010 to 2016, and has considering that introduced solo content.