Live results: Jake Paul won UD-10 over Nate Diaz (97-92, 98-91, 98-91)
The influencer boxing scene returns this Saturday, August 5 as Jake Paul (6-1, 4 KOs) squares off with former UFC standout Nate Diaz live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
Paul is looking to bounce back after losing his professional debut to Tommy Fury by way of split decision back in February. Prior to that defeat he had wins over Tyron Woodley (twice), Ben Askren, and Anderson Silva. The 26-year-old arguably has been the face of internet boxing and looks to get another win over a previous mixed martial arts specialist.
Diaz is a previous UFC star who enjoyed a 15 year fight career after winning the Ultimate Fighter 5. Overall, he walked away with a 21-13 record, lastly defeating Tony Ferguson in September 2022. Back in 2016 he earned the biggest win of his career, a second-round submission over Conor Mcgregor. Despite his rampant success in the octagon, this will be his first time in the boxing ring.
Paul comes into the bout as the favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook. He is a -450 favorite while Diaz is a +320 underdog.
We’ll have round-by-round analysis and coverage for this one below, join us on fight night!
Jake Paul vs. Nate Diaz round-by-round results
Round 1: Paul (10-8)
Patient start until Paul lands a body shot. Diaz taking some time to get comfortable. Left hand hurts Diaz and Jake lands a second big left. Diaz in trouble. Right eye is swelling and Diaz showing a chin of steel. Another nice left for Paul, this might be a 10-8 route.
Round 2: Paul 10-9 (Paul 20-17)
Diaz takes three straight right hands from Jake and showing some adjustments. Paul consistently landing but Diaz able to take some hits and continue boxing, sneaks in a left late.
Round 3: Paul 10-9 (Paul 30-26)
Jake showing off a nice left hook that has been timely. Diaz defense still showing flaws, but he’s yet to touch the canvas so far. Paul with a nice uppercut too. Diaz toying around a bit, Paul still landing at a high rate.
Round 4: Diaz 10-9 (Paul 39-36)
Much of the same, as Paul lands a nice left hook. For the first time Diaz shows a sign of offense and lands a punch of his own.
Round 5: Paul 10-8 (Paul 49-44)
Downs goes Diaz, Paul hits him with a big time shot! Nice and precise boxing from Paul lands him his first knockdown halfway through round 5. Diaz gets back on his feet and recoups for the time being. Diaz now trying to punch as well.
Round 6: Paul 10-9 (Paul 59-53)
Paul the better boxer and its showing. Precise punches from Jake as he cruises yet again in another round.
Round 7: Paul 10-9 (Paul 69-62)
Paul not slowing down after scoring a knockdown, continues to outland Diaz. Paul is using an array of upper cuts and left hooks. Nate able to control and withstand most of his flurries, but still good precise boxing from Paul.
Round 8: Diaz 10-9 (Paul 79-71)
Diaz best timing of the night, showed some flashes of his MMA self in this round. Paul still connected on some nice punches as well.
Round 9: Paul 10-9 (Paul 89-80)
Another solid round for Paul as Diaz doing a good job of getting the crowd involved. Paul was able to put together a good amount of punches, but Diaz definitely catching wind of his movement. Diaz walks off to his corner with both arms in the air yet again.
Round 10: Paul 10-9 (Paul 99-90)
While he may not have the big time power, Paul was the better of the two tonight. His precise punching and timely left hook controlled the fight. Diaz had some small moments, but overall Paul survives this one. Diaz puts Jake in a slight headlock as the bell dings ringside. Both fighters pay respect as 10 rounds are complete in Dallas. To the scorercards we go!