In a highly anticipated fight in the boxing world, Jake Paul will take on Nate Diaz in a 10-round bout in the 185-pound class. The fight will take place at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas. Coming off his first loss as a professional boxer, Paul is looking to redeem himself against mixed martial arts legend Nate Diaz, who has enjoyed cult status in the world of MMA and is now seeking a successful transition into boxing after from a submission victory in the UFC .
The event will also feature other exciting fights on the undercard. In the co-main event, Amanda Serrano will defend her titles against Heather Hardy in a rematch. Additionally, Chris Avila dominated Jeremy Stephens to take a unanimous decision, which bodes well for Diaz’s team heading into the main event. Avila and Stephens, both former MMA fighters, are now competing in the world of boxing .
The main bout between Jake Paul and Nate Diaz is scheduled to begin at 8:00 p.m. ET and both fighters are expected to enter the ring around 11:15 p.m. (Eastern Time). The fight will be broadcast live on DAZN PPV worldwide, with a PPV price of $59.99 in the United States. Other viewing options include monthly or yearly subscriptions to DAZN and subscriptions to ESPN+ .
The Jake Paul vs. Nate Diaz fight represents an impressive rise in the boxing world for Paul, who has risen from YouTube celebrity to leading figure in combat sports. This event at the American Airlines Center is expected to generate more than $30 million, with Paul anticipating 500,000 pay-per-view buys. On the other hand, Diaz will earn $500,000, a figure that could double if he is victorious.
Diaz, with his MMA experience, could have an advantage in terms of bulking and cardiovascular endurance, as noted by his former opponent Tyron Woodley. His Jiu-Jitsu teacher, Cesar Gracie, also believes Diaz’s previous sparring experience will help him transition into boxing . However, some concern has been raised about Diaz’s record of using homophobic slurs .
It is evident that this fight has generated great interest in the world of boxing and mixed martial arts, with thousands of fans eagerly awaiting the final result. Without a doubt, the evening promises exciting moments and the opportunity to witness the performance of two outstanding combatants on the world stage of combat sports.