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Midnight Mania! Nate Diaz vs. Jake Paul happens ‘at some point, for sure’

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As he so often does following important Lightweight/Welterweight fights, Nate Diaz recently emerged from his self-inflicted coma to talk himself back into some fights! The Stockton bad boy set his sights on Dustin Poirier and Charles Oliveira, specifically targeting those fights at 170 lbs.

It may not make any sense, but “The Diamond” is open to it.

However, Diaz has also thrown some trash talk in the direction of Jake Paul, who is currently set to box Ben Askren in April. Speaking with Ariel Helwani, Diaz elaborated that while he’s not yet interested in fighting Paul himself, he believes it will happen “at some point for sure.”

“He was just talking some serious fighting words to Conor. When I said something it was because he was saying stuff to Conor and those are some real fighting words for a guy who is signed to fight in a real fight,” Diaz said (transcription via “You are challenging us to a boxing match with real fighting words. No one is going to speak, even Conor doesn’t want to give him any clout.

“Someone needs to tell this guy to shut up, I wasn’t trying to have anybody’s back. But, you are talking fighting words, it doesn’t make no sense when people do that,” Diaz continued. “It is like people talking like that and challenging somebody to a basketball (game). Boxing is just boxing it is only one-piece of a fight. So, someone is going to f**k you up if you don’t watch it.”

Diaz is currently unbooked, and he’s only chasing high-profile fights. Who would you like to see as Diaz’s return opponent?


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