Jake Paul will be paid a huge amount more than Nate Diaz for their fight
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Jake Paul and Nate Diaz are finally set to get in the ring tonight as they look to settle and old score.
For months, there's been a pretty vicious back and forth between the two rivals, with the pair looking forward to the prospect of being able to lay into one another.
And the day is finally, here. But how much do the pair stand to make once the dust settles and a winner has been decided?
Well, it will not surprise you to learn that both mean will make an absolute packet from the hotly-anticipated bout.
However, it will probably also come as no big shock that one man, Paul, will likely make a lot more than his opponent.
Yep, despite Diaz being a legend of the fight game, taking on some of the biggest names in the UFC during his long career, including Conor McGregor, the 38-year-old will make a fair bit less than his YouTube rival.
According to reports, Paul will make around $2 million from the fight, which will rise to $5m if he manages to win.
While Diaz stands to make a guaranteed $500,000 from the bout, going up to $1 million if he wins.
And if he does lose the fight, Paul's promoter Nakisa Bidarian claimed he could call an end to his boxing career.
"He may retire if he loses to Nate Diaz," he said.
"His boxing career is on the line, in terms of being one of the top three or four guys in the entire sport globally. I think if he was to lose, he’d just go to being another prospect that’s coming up in the ring."
But he'll be doing all he can to avoid any kind of embarrassment, which would be a second defeat in a row following his loss to Tommy Fury.
And with tension building ahead of the first bell, a fight involving the security of both fighters erupted at a press conference.
One person reportedly received stitches in hospital after the tussle.
And things kicked off again at the weigh-in.
As the two athletes squared up, an intermediary struggled to keep the pair apart on the stage, with Diaz seen gesturing to Paul.
In response, Paul was seen making faux punching motions with his hands as though he was sparring.
Diaz said: "Shout out to everybody for the love and support, I appreciate everybody coming out and the love. And no matter how the fight goes let's not forget; this motherf**ker can't really fight motherf**ker. F**k you!"
Paul responded: "They've been saying Nate's tough. Nate's tough, Nate's a dog, well guess what? Tomorrow night, I'm dog walking that b***h and I'm sending him back to the cage. I'm f**king him up Ariel, I'm f**king him up!"