He's now riding back-to-back defeats inside the famed Octagon, but his showing didn't stop the YouTube star from calling him out on social media.
'The Problem Child' tweeted: "I will knockout Nate Diaz after I knockout Woodley."
I will knockout Nate Diaz after I knockout Woodley- Paul Paul (@jakepaul) June 13, 2021
Paul, 3-0 in his boxing career, previously laid down the gauntlet to the UFC superstar following his destruction of Ben Askren.
He told ESPN: "I think people will immediately write me off but they're going to tune into watch.
"It's two massive names and it's a massive pay-per-view.
"When people see me obliterate [Diaz], their jaws are going to drop, they're not going to know how to react and they're going to think it's rigged again.
"At that moment in time, I'll be undeniable to fight Conor McGregor because I beat the guy who beat him.
"The Jake Paul vs Conor fight is a massive fight so I'm like why wait? I don't need to be in this sport forever, I don't need 100 fights so why wait, let's do it right away."
The 24-year-old resumes his budding boxing venture against former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley on August 28.
Paul vs. Diaz? Watch this space.
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