Apr 14, 2023
Jake Paul found his next opponent as he looks to bounce back from a loss to Tommy Fury earlier this year, the first defeat of Paul's early boxing career.
Paul will take on recently retired UFC star Nate Diaz in an eight-round, 185-pound match Aug. 5 in Dallas. Paul has had Diaz on his radar since defeating Anderson Silva.
"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," Paul said in a statement. "Now, the world thinks I am vulnerable, when all I am is more focused than ever. My team wanted me to take an easy fight ... but that’s not how I am built. Nate Diaz is considered one of the (toughest) fighters of all time, but he and his team have been running their mouths for too long."
Source: Fox News