Jake Paul is the big betting favorite over Nate Diaz
by FARUK IMAMOVIC | VIEW 440
After his victory over Anderson Silva, Paul established himself as a boxer who can match any MMA fighter. Most of the fighting public is aware that Nate Diaz is currently the top favorite to be Jake Paul's next opponent. Until recently, the UFC fighter of the ninth month is free on the market and can fight wherever he wants.
"Celebrity'' boxing matches are something that certainly interests him, primarily from the financial side, but Diaz has always had a love for boxing as a martial sport. Nate was present at the match between Anderson Silva and Jake Paul, and after the new victory of the "YouTuber", Diaz is emerging as the most likely opponent.
Jake Paul is a big favorite in the match against Diaz.
Jake Paul is interested, Nate Diaz is also not hiding his interest, and therefore the bookmakers quickly got down to business. According to the foreign bookmaker BetOnline, Jake Paul is a big favorite in the match against Diaz.
Following Nate Diaz’s win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 279, those odds moved from -250 to -200 for Diaz and +170 to +150 for Jake Paul. Jake Paul vs Nate Diaz has been a topic of discussion for quite some time, with both individuals wanting to fight each other.
As Diaz was still under contract with the UFC, there was no way the bout would be scheduled. In fact, UFC President Dana White once vowed not to let Jake Paul or his company make money from the UFC. “Nate Diaz was here acting like a b****,” Paul said Saturday at his post-fight press conference for the Paul vs.
Silva pay-per-view event. “Everyone wants that fight. He tried to fight people in the hallway. Nate, stop fighting people for free. Let’s do it in the ring. I know you’re a little slow, buddy, but it’s OK, we can make that fight happen”.
Paul said at the press conference after his victory over Silva. The animosity is there, the fans would love to watch this, and the odds are ready. The impression is that we are just waiting for the date and official confirmation. Perhaps it will be Nate Diaz who will save the honor of MMA fighters and the UFC.