PFL boss SLAMS Nate Diaz for ‘hiding behind rock’ from $15,000,000 MMA rematch against Jake Paul

Donn Davis slams Nate Diaz for ducking rematch with Jake Paul that could be potentially worth $10-15 million payday for him.


PFL boss SLAMS Nate Diaz for ‘hiding behind rock’ from $15,000,000 MMA rematch against Jake Paul

PFL founder Donn Davis feels that Nate Diaz is ducking the rematch with Jake Paul. (via Imago)

Negotiations and callouts frequently generate news in the combat sports world. The current discussion between PFL founder Donn Davis and MMA star Nate Diaz is no different. Davis made headlines after openly criticizing Diaz for supposedly passing up a rich opportunity: a rematch versus Jake Paul in the Professional Fighters League (PFL) with a whopping $10-15 million on the table.

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When Ariel Helwani asked Donn Davis about his remarks regarding Nate Diaz, this is what he had to say:

I respect Nate cause he's the people's champ, he's a man's man, he's stand-up as all stand-up. But he said, 'I'll do it in the PFL SmartCage', two minutes after the fight. He's got a standing offer between $10-15 Million and he's hiding behind a rock…$10-15 Million, biggest payday of his life.
Donn Davis via The MMA Hour

Diaz had previously faced Jake Paul in a boxing contest, which Paul proposed rematching in the PFL. However, Diaz has proved evasive, forcing Donn Davis to openly vent his dissatisfaction. Nate Diaz had previously taken to X to slam Jake Paul after his comments that he was ducking him. This is what Nate had to say:

Your full of sh*t I didn’t ask for sh*t...I’ll fight u tomorrow n Mma the problem is u suck and I don’t work for p***yFL dumba*s u do. Rematch is in boxing trilogy is in Mma u need time to train anyway u suck...New Year’s Eve is good
Nate Diaz via X

The intrigue continues as fight fans anxiously await Diaz’s decision. The negotiations, back-and-forth on social media, and conjecture all contribute to the drama surrounding the possible showdown. Combat sports fans are in anticipation of the prospect of Nate Diaz and Jake Paul sharing the cage once more.

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AEW’s Anthony Ogogo calls out YouTuber cum boxer Jake Paul for a crossover boxing match

In the ever-expanding world of crossover boxing, callouts are becoming the norm. This new trend has seen immense popularity in the combat sports world. AEW’s Anthony Ogogo is no exception to it. He has thrown his hat into the ring, specifically calling out Jake Paul.

AEW's Anthony Ogogo calls out Jake Paul for a potential boxing match.
AEW’s Anthony Ogogo calls out Jake Paul for a potential boxing match. (via Bleacher Report/ Marca.com)

Anthony Ogogo’s callout comes amid a surge of interest in boxing influencers and sports figures. Oggo shared a post on X, formerly Twitter calling out the YouTuber cum Boxer Jake Paul. This is what he had to say:

@jakepaul  if you want to fight a REAL BOXER!! I’m right here!
Anthony Ogogo via X

Jake Paul is most known for his bouts against Ben Askren, Anderson Silva, Tyron Woodley, and Nate Diaz. Ogogo, in this post, emphasized his past as a true professional boxer and Olympic bronze medalist. The potential fight between Paul and Ogogo is sure to raise the profile of the crossover boxing phenomenon even more.

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