Jake Paul Indicators With PFL, Gives Nate Diaz Boxing, MMA Combat Deal
Jake Paul is formally kickstarting his MMA profession — the Drawback Youngster simply signed a multi-year, multi-fight cope with the Skilled Fighters League … and he is already making his first provide to Nate Diaz.
Paul shared the information on his YouTube channel early Thursday morning … saying not solely is he going to struggle for the PFL, however he may also function the group’s Head of Fighter Advocacy, the place he’ll assist market fighters and recruit new expertise.
Paul says he wished to be an MMA fighter earlier than he ever ventured into boxing … given his wrestling background rising up in Ohio.
Paul has proven off his MMA coaching previously … posting movies from Jay Glazer’s Unbreakable fitness center. It does not sound like Jake is straight away prepared for a struggle … however makes it clear he is severe in regards to the new journey.
Paul says he’s additionally teaming up with PFL honchos to launch the PFL PPV Tremendous Fights division … which is able to give fighters 50% of income.
In his announcement video, Paul — who’s 6-0 within the ring, with spectacular wins over former UFC stars like Tyron Woodley and Anderson Silva — disclosed a two-fight provide he made to Nate Diaz … the place the 2 would first face off in a boxing match, after which struggle within the PFL six months later.
“Nate Diaz, I am all the way down to struggle you in your individual rattling sport,” Paul says. It is a two-fight deal. Let’s make it occur.”
“I’ve already disrupted boxing,” Paul says. “And now, it is time to disrupt MMA. I do know that is such a troublesome sport, and it isn’t going to be simple. However, if I can do it in boxing, I can do it in MMA.”
This doesn’t suggest Paul is finished with boxing, although — he says he nonetheless absolutely intends to be a world champion within the sport.