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Jake Paul is scheduled to face MMA legend Anderson Silva in a boxing bout next month, but he has apparently already had his next opponent in mind. Paul told TMZ Sports he hopes to fight the former UFC after his Oct. 29 fight against Silva The star Nate Diaz played against each other. “100 percent, 100 percent,” Paul said when asked about Diaz. “I’ll punch Stockton out of him.” Jake Paul @jakepaul
Nate Diaz said he was going into boxing. pic.twitter.com/wZoKkDbN2s
Diaz is coming off a fourth-round win over Tony Ferguson in the main event at UFC 279 last Saturday. It was his last fight on his UFC contract, and he said he wanted to test his fighter while away from the company.
Paul, who has not fought since December, has not spared Silva, calling him “a man he respects” Crazy tough opponent”.