- Conor McGregor shows support for Nate Diaz in upcoming boxing match against Jake Paul
- Jake Paul throws shade at McGregor during press conference, claiming he will put a wrench in all of his plans
- Diaz responds to McGregor's support, saying he knows what's at stake in the fight
Conor McGregor has publicly expressed his support for former opponent Nate Diaz in his upcoming boxing match against Jake Paul. Scheduled for August 5th in Dallas, Texas, the two will duke it out in the ring, and McGregor believes Diaz will emerge victorious, saying he'll "slap the head off" Paul.
Unfortunately, Paul took McGregor's words as an opportunity to throw some shade at the former UFC champ. During a press conference for the upcoming bout, Paul called out McGregor, accusing him of still being traumatized from his previous matches with Diaz. Paul even claimed that he would put a wrench in all of McGregor's plans by defeating Diaz himself.
The history between McGregor and Diaz is a well-known part of UFC history, with the two facing off twice in 2016. Diaz shocked the world when he defeated McGregor in their first match at UFC 196, but McGregor redeemed himself in the second match at UFC 202. Despite their history, both fighters have expressed interest in a third match, making this upcoming bout even more significant.
In response to McGregor's support, Diaz seemed unbothered, acknowledging that McGregor has fought at the highest level and knows what's at stake. With the fight just a few months away, it's sure to be an exciting showdown for fans of both boxing and MMA.
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