Nate Diaz vs. Jake Paul is set for August 5

By Susan Cox - April 12, 2023

This just is – Nate Diaz vs. Jake Paul is set for Saturday, August 5, 2023.

Jake Paul, Nate Diaz

“The Problem Child” will enter the boxing ring with combat sports icon Nate Diaz this coming August in Dallas, Texas.

Nate Diaz first reported the bout on ‘Instagram’ and later confirmed it was a go to

The Official Fight Trailer is out!

Ariel Helwani also took to ‘Twitter‘ with the news:


“Nathan Diaz vs. Jake Paul in a pro boxing bout is a DONE DEAL.”

“The details:

Aug. 5, 2023.



Eight rounds.

185 pounds.”

Jake Paul also confirmed the news, taking to ‘Twitter’:

“August 5th we commemorate the funeral for Nathaniel Diaz as we send him in casket back to Dana.”

“Refreshments will be provided at the service. Black Tie Attire.”

“Watch #PaulDiaz live on DAZN PPV globally.”

“Follow @MostVpromotions for the latest updates.”

Real Fight Inc. President, Zach Rosenfield made the following statement:

“Nate’s departure from the UFC made him the most sought-after free agent in combat sports history with all eyes looking to see what his next move would be. In choosing to make his boxing debut against Jake Paul, Nate found an opponent where there is an organic, non-scripted backstory that motivates him and will clearly capture the excitement of audiences throughout the world. Together with MVP, we look forward to producing an event worthy of the names of the marquee.”

Joe Markowski, CEO of DAZN North America made the statement:

“We are incredibly excited to have this mega fight on DAZN around the world. One of the biggest names in boxing meeting one of the biggest names in MMA makes for a truly unique matchup on a global scale. Watch it live globally on DAZN PPV.”

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