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Nate Diaz Shows Support to Ryan Bourland Ahead of Jake Paul Fight

Published 02/23/2024, 5:28 PM EST

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Jake Paul, just shy of turning 28, is in fight mode. With his highly anticipated clash against Ryan Bourland mere days away, the “Problem Child” has been putting in the work, assuring fans of an electrifying showdown. On March 2nd, the young fighter squares off against Bourland, currently at camp in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The event also features Paul’s friend, Amanda Serrano, facing Nina Meinke in the main event.

While Paul has framed the occasion as a tribute to Serrano’s Puerto Rican roots, it’s also his chance to inch closer to title fights, the future battleground of his boxing career. Facing off against Bourland, who boasts a 17-2 record, marks Paul’s third pro-opponent, following encounters with Tommy Fury and Andre August. With the stakes higher than ever, Paul’s been relentless in his training, aiming to leave his opponent flat on his back. However, there might be trouble now that Bourland has received support from Paul’s rival, Nate Diaz.

Should Jake Paul be nervous?

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The rivalry between Jake Paul and Nate Diaz is well-known. Last year, Paul went toe-to-toe against the MMA legend in the boxing ring. The fight drew the attention of fans around the world. However, the result was as expected.

Diaz ended up losing the fight, though not from a knockout as Paul would have wanted. Though he did knock out Diaz during the fifth round, the latter didn’t stay there for long. Overall, Diaz appeared fatigued in the fight and was easily defeated by Paul.

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But it seems that Diaz wants to get his revenge on the YouTuber through Bourland. Recently he even called the boxer, and although the details of the call remain unknown, it raises a lot of questions about its impact on the upcoming match-up. Bourland himself shared the screenshot on his Instagram account, writing, “Nate Diaz supporting Ryan Bourland. Thanks for the support fam @natedaiz209.”

It seems that the Stockton fighter is hoping Paul receives his second career loss come March 2nd.

Dillion Danis’ surprising revelation about Bourland

Dillon Danis, seeking to regain attention after his controversial fight with Logan Paul, has taken a jab at Jake Paul’s next opponent. On social media, Danis shared a screenshot of Ryan Bourland’s LinkedIn profile that shows his side hustle as an Uber driver. Although it is very likely that the image is digitally altered and quite probably even fake. 

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He wrote, “Jake Paul’s opponent is an active registered Uber driver with a 4.9 rating.” As Jake Paul prepares for his bout ‘El Jefe’ is trying hard to tarnish his opponent’s credibility. Since his loss to Logan Paul, Danis hasn’t stepped into the ring or the octagon, leaving many wondering about his future fighting career.

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However, his recent social media activity suggests a focus on staying in the spotlight, even if it means targeting those around Jake Paul. What do you think about Nate Diaz’s call to Ryan Bourland? What advice do you think he gave him? Share your thoughts in the comments below. 

Read More: Jake Paul Reveals Next Opponent for March 2nd, Vows to Donate Entire Fight Purse to His Non-Profit

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