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Nate Diaz fires back at Jake Paul over ducking accusations: ‘Fight yourself, lame a—’

Nate Diaz has denounced a potential MMA fight against Jake Paul in PFL, telling the YouTuber-turned boxer to find another opponent because he ain’t interested.

Jake Paul and Nate Diaz may not end up fighting in the Professional Fighters League (PFL) smart cage after all.

Both Paul and Diaz sounded down to scrap in a mixed martial arts (MMA) bout following the lopsided 98-91, 98-91, 97-92 unanimous decision win for “The Problem Child” over Diaz at the start of August (watch highlights here).

Diaz even spoofed a “Tarmac Choke” before heading back home to Stockton, California.

But, negotiations took a turn for the worse yesterday after the Stockton slapper shared his current feelings on social media.

“Here’s your MMA fight bitch,” he wrote above a picture of his brief guillotine choke during their boxing bout. “Your easy AF we can box or fight MMA at RealFightINC no problem f— PFL and f— u pussy.”

“I just dog-walked him in the boxing ring, made it look easy,” Paul said in a video later that day. “And if I beat him in MMA, I take his legendary status. So, I don’t know if he was like, maybe the risk of this isn’t good enough for the $10 million.”

Diaz threw out a few more attacks on social media regarding the situation. Paul then posted a video where he knocked down Diaz during their fight, labeling it, “Reality.”

“What would u have done in a real fight?” Diaz retorted. “Jumped on me and get f—ed up bitch. You don’t know wassup n a real warzone.

“U lost in boxing match anyway p—y,” he added in another tweet. “Fight yourself lame a—.”

It’s unclear exactly why Diaz is shutting down the opportunity to fight Paul in the cage for a reported $10 million (plus pay-per-view points). Paul seems sincere with his offer — he’s contracted to PFL and needs an opponent with juice for his 2024 debut fight. As badly as we think it’d go for “The Problem Child” in the cage, we think he’d go through with it.

Maybe Diaz is sick of the circus that the Paul brothers bring with them. Maybe he’s happy with the eight-figure purse he already made losing to Paul in the ring. Diaz certainly doesn’t have to fight for awhile given the amount of money he just made, and he’s got more legitimate opportunities down the road like a trilogy fight with Conor McGregor to look forward to.

Unless something big happens to bring Nate Diaz and Jake Paul back to the negotiating table, we’d label this fight as dead for now.

For complete Paul vs. Diaz results, coverage and highlights click HERE.

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