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Jake Paul vs Nate Diaz: Here's everything to know about the epic fight in Dallas

ByVedanth Shinde
Aug 05, 2023 12:25 PM IST

Influencer turned pro boxer 'The Problem Child' faces UFC legend Nate Diaz in an epic 10-round fight, streaming exclusively on ESPN+ and DAZN. #BoxingShowdown

August 5th is bound to be one of the biggest PPVs and most intriguing fights of the year. Influencer turned pro boxer ‘The Problem Child’ is set to reach one of his biggest milestones in his pro career in 2023 as he faces UFC legend Nate Diaz.

DALLAS, TEXAS - AUGUST 04: Nate Diaz lunges at Jake Paul during weigh-ins for their fight at American Airlines Center on August 04, 2023 in Dallas, Texas. Sam Hodde/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Sam Hodde / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)(Getty Images via AFP)
DALLAS, TEXAS - AUGUST 04: Nate Diaz lunges at Jake Paul during weigh-ins for their fight at American Airlines Center on August 04, 2023 in Dallas, Texas. Sam Hodde/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Sam Hodde / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)(Getty Images via AFP)

The event exclusively streams on ESPN+, where PPV will cost $60 and DAZN will cost $61.

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The fight is to take place in Dallas, Texas, at the American Airlines Center. The fight is set to take place at 8 P.M. ET (1 A.M. BST), while the main event is set to take place at 11.15 P.M. (4 A.M. BST).

Here is what the betting odds between the two fighters look like:

For a draw to potentially take place, the odds are currently placed at 15/1, while a win in Jake's corner would stand at 3/10 in favor of the Problem Child and 7/2 for the underdog Nate Diaz.

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The 10-round fight is expected to go the distance, where the odds are less favorable at 1/2 and the decision stands at 2/1.

The fight is expected to go the distance considering the grappling skills and incredible stamina the former UFC legend brings to the table, while Jake has had the ability to take all his opponents who have fought MMA prior to boxing by KO.

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Jake's fight against the former UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley was not so much the case but was eventually humbled on to his second fight with the Problem Child.

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