With Jake Paul signing with the Professional Fighters League (PFL), there is talk of a potential fight with Nate Diaz.
Paul opened as a -300 favorite over Diaz (+240) in boxing, but a +550 underdog in MMA. This follows Paul’s offer that he will fight Diaz in both boxing and MMA after Paul signs with the PFL on Thursday.
“Nate Diaz, I’m going to fight you in your sport. Let’s make it happen,” Paul, who is 6-0 in boxing, said yesterday.
Jake Paul is the frontrunner to beat Nate Diaz in boxing and Diaz is the frontrunner to beat him in MMA:
Nate Diaz -1000 (1/10)
Jake Paul +550 (11/20)
Jake Paul -300 (1/3)
Nate Diaz +240 (12/5)
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— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) January 5, 2023
PFL plans to launch a new division. super fight A division featuring potential fights between online celebrities and professional fighters. No opponents have been announced yet, but Paul will likely make his MMA debut next year.
The “problem child” recently fought in October and earned a unanimous decision victory over former UFC Middleweight Champion and future Hall of Famer Anderson Silva.
Meanwhile, Diaz’s last fight was in September, when he submitted Tony Ferguson in a bout that marked the end of his UFC contract. is holding the