Nate Diaz was not a fan of Logan Paul talking trash to Tommy Fury as “TNT” boxed up his younger brother, Jake Paul, last night (Sun., Feb. 26, 2023) inside Diriyah Arena in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia (watch highlights).
The moment came as Sunday’s fight between Fury and Paul was headed into the fourth frame. Roving reporter, Radio Rahim, stuck a microphone into Logan’s face and asked him how he felt Jake was doing mid-fight.
“Jake’s doing great, I think the first two rounds were close, he definitely got that last round,” Logan said before launching into a tirade. “Tommy if you can hear me, you’re a b—ch bro and you gassing out. The whole Fury family a bunch of b—hes!”
That behavior didn’t sit well with former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter, Nate Diaz.
This guy needs his ass beat— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) February 27, 2023
And who let the spoiled lil bitch yell obnoxious shit during the fight ? pic.twitter.com/6OrMsj8IRE
“This guy needs his ass beat,” Diaz wrote on Twitter. “And who let the spoiled lil bitch yell obnoxious shit during the fight?”
Funny story, though: Logan’s words only seemed to give Fury more energy. Fury had won the first two rounds (on our scorecard) and then dropped the third. After Logan’s little speech between rounds, Fury came out with extra verve and took the fight to Paul, winning the fourth frame. Fury never seemed to tire and used his superior length and movement to frustrate Paul en route to a 76-73, 76-73, and 75-74 split decision win (watch highlights here).
It’s unclear whether Diaz was watching Paul vs. Fury live. He certainly had reason to be interested in the outcome of the fight: Paul has challenged Diaz multiple times since he became a free agent, and remains one of the largest money fight the Stockton slapper could engage in.
Leading up to Paul vs. Fury, Jake had called out Nate for a two-fight deal: one bout in the ring, and another in the cage. That’s all on hold now as far as “The Problem Child” is concerned. Immediately after losing, Paul declared he’d be calling for an immediate rematch. Fury has said he’s in. So, any showdown between Paul and Diaz would have to wait — unless Nate has decided he wants to fight Logan Paul now instead?
For complete “Paul vs. Fury” pay-per-view (PPV) results and play-by-play click HERE.