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Jake Paul has threatened to ‘kill’ former opponent Nate Diaz amid discuss that the pair may re-ignite their feud within the Octagon.
The 26-year-old claimed victory in opposition to Diaz through unanimous choice when the pair met contained in the ropes in August.
However discuss of a rematch has rapidly gathered tempo since then, with Paul, providing the previous UFC star $10million to battle him within the cage, regardless of the YouTuber-turned boxer being scheduled to battle Andre August on December 15.
Whereas Paul is preserving his eyes firmly on climbing the world rankings, indicating that he needs to go head-to-head in opposition to ‘individuals who have been boxing their complete lives’, he claimed Diaz wouldn’t be capable to finest him in an MMA battle.
‘Nate Diaz is a great man, staying away from me in MMA. He cannot take me down, I’ve higher wrestling than him,’ Paul stated, in keeping with The Solar.
Jake Paul (pictured) has said that he’ll ‘kill’ Nate Diaz amid discuss over an MMA rematch
Diaz was crushed by Paul in August, however there’s a lot discuss that the pair may re-ignite their feud, with the YouTuber-turned boxer reportedly providing him £12m to battle
Earlier this November, Paul took to social media to announce his upcoming battle in opposition to Andre August
‘Ohio Division-1 state wrestling expertise. He clearly cannot punch me. He punches so comfortable, like pillow fingers.
‘If we fought in MMA it could solely be quarter-hour, which is half the period of time we simply fought.
‘I would up the punch rely, up the tempo, kill that man.’
Paul has additionally indicated that he could possibly be open to moving into the Octagon after he signed with the the Skilled Fighters League earlier this 12 months.
After his 10-round victory over Diaz within the boxing ring, he added that he can be eager on a rematch with the American contained in the cage.
The previous UFC Light-weight, who boasts a document of 22-13-0 within the MMA championship, has in the meantime indicated that he intends to proceed boxing.
Paul left followers unimpressed in November after asserting his bout in opposition to August, who has a document of 10-1-1 whereas claiming the match was a ‘gamble’.
It’s going to be his third battle of the 12 months, after he was additionally crushed by Tommy Fury again in February, through break up choice – his solely defeat since taking on the game.
However having already crushed different names within the battle world, together with Ben Askren, Tyron Woodley and Anderson Silva, Paul has firmly set his sights on climbing the world championship rankings.
He additionally claimed that Diaz had ‘pillow fingers’ following his factors choice victory in opposition to the UFC star
Paul additionally claimed that he was a greater wrestler than Diaz (proper) and that he had ‘pillow fingers’
Paul has misplaced as soon as since taking on boxing and is focusing on a climb to the highest of the world rankings
‘I am knowledgeable boxer and I need to be world champion, so I have to pursue the trail in direction of greatness in opposition to individuals who have been boxing their complete life.
‘Up to now, my whole boxing profession has been on pay-per-view, however now it is about greater than enterprise.
‘Now I need to construct my expertise within the ring in opposition to seasoned fighters.
‘I am coming to show my greatness on Friday, December fifteenth stay on DAZN for the world to see.’