0-1 professional boxer and podcast host, Logan Paul – the elder brother of fellow professional boxer, Jake Paul – akin to his sibling, has offered to welcome former UFC feature, Nate Diaz to the squared circle, accusing the Stockton native of “ducking” the matchup with him.

Paul, a professional boxer who competed just once professionally in a decision rematch loss to British musician and YouTuber, KSI back in November 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

Competing in an exhibition clash against former multiple-weight and multiple-time boxing world champion, Floyd Mayweather over the course of eight rounds in June 2021, Paul fought with the Grand Rapids native in a non-scored fight.

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As for Diaz, the former UFC lightweight title challenger managed to snap his losing skid back in September of last year at UFC 279, defeating former interim champion, Tony Ferguson with a rallying fourth round guillotine choke win at the T-Mobile Arena.

Competing his contractual obligations following the culmination of the event, Diaz has yet to pen terms to make a combat sports return, however, has been linked with Logan Paul’s younger brother, Jake Paul in a potential professional boxing matchup – prior to the latter’s loss to Tommy Fury in Saudi Arabia earlier this year.

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Logan Paul offers to fight UFC veteran, Nate Diaz in professional boxing

However, according to Ohio native, Logan Paul – Californian veteran, Diaz is actually denying a fight against him, avoiding the former.

“I think this guy [Nate Diaz] might be running from me,” Logan Paul said during a recent interview with Ariel Helwani on BT Sport. “This guy – I think he’s ducking [me]. You have an extremely healthy deal on the table with a person who will, by far, sell the most pay-per-views that you will get from any partner that you decide to go into a fight with.”

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“And, I’m an 0-1 YouTuber, why would you back out of that?” Logan Paul explained. 

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