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Steroids? Pfft ... Jake Paul posts VADA drug test results, weed-smoking Nate Diaz on deck

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Jake Paul put an end to any suspicion that he’s on performance-enhancing drugs after posting a negative VADA test to social media Saturday afternoon.

The YouTube sensation is currently scheduled to fight former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Nate Diaz inside the boxing ring on Aug. 5 in Dallas, Texas. Diaz will be the fourth former UFC fighter to fight Paul after “Problem Child” captured wins over Anderson Silva, Tyron Woodley, and Ben Askren.

Paul is coming off his first professional loss to Tommy Fury this past February and is hoping to get back in the win column in two weeks. Diaz will arguably be the hardest test of Paul’s career given his durability and toughness, but Paul is confident heading into into their Texas-sized boxing match.

On Saturday, Paul put a stop to any suspicion that he’s on PEDs in advance to his fight with Diaz by sharing a negative VADA test. The former UFC fighter had accused Paul of being on steroids and called for their boxing match to be 12 rounds. Their main event scrap will only be 10 rounds, but it appears Paul has cleared himself of any further steroid suspicion.

Check out Paul’s VADA test results below:

While Paul is in the clear for his return to the boxing ring Diaz will still have to get past the weed police in the state of Texas. The former UFC superstar was hoping to get a marijuana exemption for his crossover boxing match, but the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation (TDLR) put a quick stop to that. Diaz even tried to get the fight moved out of the state, but Team Paul stopped that as well.

As of now, Diaz will need to successfully pass a marijuana test for his fight with Paul, which is much easier said than done for the Stockton native.

LIVE! Watch ‘Paul Vs. Diaz’ On DAZN PPV

READY FOR WAR! International superstar and serial risk-taker, Jake “The Problem Child” Paul, is once again up against a very big (and very different) challenge in regard to his budding combat sports career when he takes on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar (and Conor McGregor slayer), Nate Diaz, inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on Sat., Aug. 5, 2023, streaming live on DAZN pay-per-view (PPV). “Paul vs. Diaz” which will also feature multiple-time women’s boxing champion, Amanda Serrano, battling former WBO queenpin, Heather Hardy, for the undisputed Featherweight title in DAZN’s PPV co-main event. Special start time is slated for 8 p.m. ET, with a PPV price tag of $59.99.

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