Nate Diaz reportedly obtained right into a backstage brawl on the Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva venue. A video posted by @FullCombat_ exhibits the previous UFC star inflicting his trademark Stockton slap on a member of Jake Paul’s workforce.
Take a look at the clip beneath:
Additionally in a video posted to Twitter by @Cagesidepress, Diaz’s workforce and Paul’s workforce may be seen hurling projectiles at one another whereas safety scrambles to interrupt up the brawl.
Within the aftermath of the incident, Diaz was escorted out of the venue by the police throughout Jake Paul’s walkout for his major occasion combat in opposition to Silva.
The Stockton native has up to now proven curiosity in a potential boxing match with the younger YouTuber-turned-boxer. And with the 37-year-old having ended his UFC contract earlier in September, such a match-up is a risk.
As soon as Diaz turned a free agent, Paul additionally posted a video to his social media suggesting that the UFC legend ought to combat him subsequent. Maybe this backstage brawl is a prelude to larger issues to come back
Paul holds wins in opposition to the likes of former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and former Bellator champion Ben Askren. He at the moment has 4 knockout wins on his resume.
Earlier at this time, he clinched a unanimous resolution over Anderson Silva to increase his professional document to 6-0.
In response to BoxRec, Diaz solely has one combat within the pro-boxing ranks. In his debut bout in 2005 in opposition to Alfonso Rocha, the 37-year-old secured a unanimous resolution win.
When Jake Paul praised Nate Diaz calling him a legend
Earlier this September, when information broke that UFC veteran Nate Diaz was going into free company after formally finishing his contract with the American MMA promotion, Jake Paul praised the 37-year-old saying that he was a real legend.
The 25-year-old tweeted that Diaz would have triumphed over Khamzat Chimaev if the combat had occurred:
“Nate Diaz is a muthuf****n legend and would have slapped the shit out of Khamzat.”
In his remaining combat within the UFC, though Diaz was scheduled to combat Khamzat Chimaev, the 37-year-old ended up preventing former interim light-weight champion Tony Ferguson after the Chechen-born Swede missed weight by 7.5 kilos.
Diaz closed out his UFC contract with a formidable fourth-round submission victory over ‘El Cucuy’.
Watch the highlights from Diaz vs Ferguson beneath:
Nate Diaz holds an intensive MMA document with 21 wins and 13 losses. Over the course of his UFC profession, the Stockton native recorded spectacular wins in opposition to the likes of former two-division champion Conor McGregor and former UFC light-weight champion Anthony Pettis.
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