Jake Paul has to strip naked as he weighs in for his fight against Nate Diaz, as ‘The Problem Child’ clocks in at 185lbs
- Jake Paul and Nate Diaz will end all the talk Saturday night at AA Center in Dallas
- The pre-fight press conference descended into a brawl between their security
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Prior to the ceremonial weigh-in later today, Paul weighed in ‘on the money’, as he put it on Twitter.
The catchweight was set up 185lb for the boxing bout – the first of Diaz’s career. Paul had to strip down in order to ensure he met the weight.
Diaz weighed in following Paul and came in 0.1lb lighter at 184.9 — ensuring everything proceeds as it should before tomorrow’s bout.
While things went relatively smoothly for the main event fighters, the same could not be said for female undercard fighter, Amanda Serrano.
A new scale had to be brought in, per Andreas Hale, after Serrano weighed in at 121.7lb despite hitting 125 earlier Friday. Following the change, she hit 124.6lb.
The prefight press conference Thursday descended into chaos as Paul and Diaz faced off in Dallas with a huge brawl breaking out between the staff of the two rivals.
Jake Paul has weighed in at 185lb ahead of his fight with UFC icon Nate Diaz in Dallas Saturday
Nate Diaz, who will be making his professional boxing debut Saturday, weighed in at 184.9lb
It is unclear what triggered the scuffle but Diaz appeared to exchange words with Paul’s manager Nakisa Bidarian on the stage at the American Airlines Center.
The YouTube-star-turned-boxer’s security intervened, huddling around the pair, before one member of staff shoved another sparking an all-out brawl.
Punches were thrown but both boxers managed to steer clear with Paul even turning his back to the melee and shouting something to the crowd.
‘The Problem Child’ comes into the bout following the first loss of his short pro career, losing to Tommy Fury in Saudi Arabia in February.
Jake Paul is guaranteed to earn $2million against Diaz. A win over the former UFC star will see him pocket $5m, according to multiple reports.
In his last fight, the 26-year-old revealed that he earned $30m from the showdown in Saudi Arabia.
As for Diaz, the former welterweight star is guaranteed $500,000 but a win over Paul will see Diaz earn $1m.