Jake Paul is again within the win column — the Downside Baby simply defeated UFC legend Nate Diaz by way of unanimous determination … in what was a enjoyable and entertaining struggle!
Paul began quick, dominating the primary spherical, touchdown a number of important punches. Diaz seemed higher within the second, however Jake nonetheless managed the spherical, as he additionally did within the third.
Nate had a number of good moments within the 4th, and even landed a tough punch that snapped Jake’s head again. The spherical wasn’t as clear, and that benefited Diaz.
Jake regained management within the fifth, touchdown a left hook to Nate’s head, sending him to the canvas. Diaz shortly bought up, and did not solely face up to an onslaught of punches from Paul, however really started to maneuver ahead and mount offense.
The fifth featured the lone knockdown of the struggle.
The remainder of the struggle was shut.
Nate confirmed off his well-known cardio within the later rounds (why he wished a 10-round struggle, versus the initially scheduled 8), and proved as soon as once more it is almost inconceivable to cease him.
Jake appeared gassed at instances within the later rounds (he went 10 rounds in his eighth professional struggle) … however by no means seemed severely harm, and was at all times throwing punches.
In actual fact, each males have been lively. Paul threw 491 punches … touchdown 174. Diaz uncorked 392 punches, touchdown 143.
The struggle went the total 10 rounds … and Paul finally gained by unanimous determination.
Jake’s brother, Logan, was current for the bout even after competing at WWE’s SummerSlam occasion in Detroit earlier within the night time — hopping on a non-public jet with the intention to make it to see his fam get the dub.
In his post-fight interview, Jake as soon as once more reiterated his $10 million MMA provide to Nate … who appeared to point he was right down to struggle within the PFL.
Paul additionally made it clear he nonetheless desires to avenge his loss to Tommy Fury.
However for now, it is time for the Paul fam to rejoice … and you’ll guess Jake AND Logan will each make the very best of their victories.