KSI accepts Jake Paul fight after arrest warrant is issued for former UFC star Nate Diaz | The Sun

KSI accepts Jake Paul fight after arrest warrant is issued for former UFC star Nate Diaz | The Sun

KSI has offered to step up on short notice and face Jake Paul if his bitter rival's clash with Nate Diaz falls through.

Former UFC star Diaz is a wanted man following his alleged involvement in a mass brawl in New Orleans last Friday, with a warrant for his arrest being issued on Monday.

It's not yet known if Diaz's imminent legal issues will impact his Dallas dust-up with Paul, but that hasn't stopped Brit YouTuber KSI from offering up his services.

KSI – real name Olajide Olatunji – tweeted on Monday: "Well, if that mean[s] Jake won’t have an opponent in August.

"Then I’ll gladly come as the replacement after I KO Joe Fournier in May."

It didn't take long for YouTuber-turned-boxer Paul to get wind of KSI's offer – which he gladly accepted.


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He said: "Great. I accept you as the backup opponent. Fight is at 185 [lbs].

"There are no rehydration clauses. Stay in shape and we will give you a call if needed.

"Thanks buddy for being so humble and committed."

The agreement didn't go unnoticed by Diaz, who issued an X-rated response to the social media sensations.

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Nate Diaz has yet to break his silence on his alleged New Orleans brawlCredit: ap

The former UFC lightweight title challenger tweeted: ""Lol.

"Why don't u two scared p*****s just fight each other [in] August?

"I’ll fight someone who can really fight."

Diaz has found himself in hot water after reportedly choking a Logan Paul lookalike UNCONSCIOUS is a street brawl after the being attacked.

The MMA legend has yet to break his silence on the incident, which Logan Paul impersonator and former fighter Rodney Petersen Jr spoke about on social media.

He said: "So I don’t know what the hell I did to Nate Diaz.

“But I’ll telling you what, I’m going to knock him the f*** out when I know he’s coming.

"You caught me off guard, dude. Did you think I was Logan? What the f***?”

SunSport have reached out to Diaz's representatives for comment.

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