Nate Diaz beats Jorge Masvidal decision, judges scorecard


Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal meet for a rematch of their UFC 244 fight, but this time it’s in the boxing ring instead of the octagon.

Masvidal beat Diaz in 2019 to claim the first BMF championship and the two will fight tonight in the “Last Man Standing” pay per view fight.

Nate Diaz wins majority decision over Jorge Masvidal

Diaz won via majority decision with one of the judges scoring a draw while the other two called Diaz the winner of the fight, which went the 10-round distance. Diaz then called out other fighters.

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal goes to judges

Diaz vs. Masvidal goes to the judges. The announcers on the broadcast called it for Masvidal. The pair threw more than 1,400 punches in the 10-round fight.

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal final round might determine fight

There’s no telling what the judges think right now, but the 10th round might decide the fight. The two fighters have thrown more than 1,100 punches thus far.

Jorge Masvidal lands big shots against Nate Diaz

Masvidal is beating Diaz up, and the toll will be seen on the judges’ scorecards because Diaz won’t quit.

Judges will determine Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal winner

Diaz has won more volume while throwing more volume. Masvidal has landed the harder punches to both the body and the head with three rounds left.

Nate Diaz continues volume, Jorge Masvidal continues power

Nate Diaz keeps landing a ton of soft punches on Jorge Masvidal, but Masvidal has the hardest punches landed in the fight.

Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz continue trading shots

The fifth round was more of the same as Masvidal and Diaz traded shots. Masvidal won the end of the fifth round, but is only only at 26% of shots and Diaz at 19%.

Instant classic: Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal trade punches

Masvidal came out southpaw for the fight and has yet to switch back to his normal orthodox stance. The two traded punches in the fourth round and it’s quickly becoming an instant classic.

Jorge Masvidal controls third round against Nate Diaz

Diaz landed some big shots, but Masvidal controlled the ring and landed more shots than his opponent in the third round. Masvidal should be leading on scorecards.

Jorge Masvidal responds in second round vs. Nate Diaz

The judges will probably have Masvidal and Diaz tied at a round apiece after the second round. Diaz’s ability to eat punches continues.

Nate Diaz wins first round over Jorge Masvidal

Diaz came out and worked the body while also being sharp with the jab. Masvidal, surprisingly, came out in a southpaw stance. Diaz should be ahead on the judges’ scorecards.

Nate Diaz Mobb Deep ‘Shook Ones’ intro

Diaz had a remixed version of Mobb Deep’s “Shook Ones” followed by another remixed group of rap songs while wearing a “Be Real” hoodie as he walked out to the ring.

Shane Mosley Jr. beats Daniel Jacobs

Mosley dominated at least six of the 10 round of the fight against Jacobs, the former champion. The question now is whether Mosley

Full sellout at Honda Center in Anaheim, California

There are 18,000 fans in the Honda Center for tonight’s fight, which is a sellout for the Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal fight named the “Last Man Standing” pay per view.

Daniel Jacobs switching stances against Shane Mosley Jr.

Jacobs has alternated between orthodox and southpaw stances in an attempt to catch Mosley off guard, but it isn’t working. Mosely has controlled the fight.

Shane Mosley Jr. dictates fight with Daniel Jacobs

Mosley is leading the fight clearly at the halfway mark. Jacobs needs to get inside and work on Mosley’s body, but also improve his movement and defense.

Shane Mosley Jr. controls first three rounds, but Daniel Jacobs lands

Mosley Jr. controlled the fight for all but 30 seconds of the third round. Jacobs landed a flurry of punches to end the third round, but Mosely is still in control.

Shane Mosley Jr. leads Daniel Jacobs after first round

Mosley Jr., son of legend Shane “Sugar” Mosley worked the body and landed some stiff jabs in the first round against Jacobs.

Chris Avila dominates Anthony Pettis in seventh straight win

Winner: Avila (58-56, 59-55 and 59-55)

Analysis: Avila, a former mixed-martial-arts fighter himself, beat Pettis for his seventh-straight win in a light heavyweight fight. Avila, from Stockton, California, just like the Diaz brothers, is ready for bigger competition and more than six-round fights.

Anthony Pettis needs a stoppage to win

If Pettis doesn’t knock out Avila or get the referee to stop it, he’s way too far behind to win.

Anthony Pettis fights back in Round 4

Pettis came out after a bad third round and landed a bunch of shots to start the fourth round, but Avila fought back at the end the round. Pettis doesn’t have much momentum and looks gassed as Avila is now landing body shots regularly.

Chris Avila continues to land against Anthony Pettis

Avila continued to land overhand rights in the fourth round against Pettis, but neither fighter has scored a two-point round.

Chris Avila makes Round 2 statement

Avila landed a left hook to Pettis’ face at the end of the second round, but it didn’t result in a knockdown. Avila should be ahead on the scorecards.

Anthony Pettis and Chris Avila first round hard to call

Pettis and Avila traded jabs, a few body shots and even one or two head shots as neither controlled the first round. Judges will have a hard time judging the first round.

Nate Diaz walkout song

Diaz does not use the same walkout song for every fight. He used the Rolling Stones iconic “Gimme Shelter” for his pro boxing debut in a loss against Jake Paul.

Jorge Masvidal walkout song

Masvidal uses the theme song from Al Pacino’s “Scarface” as his walkout music. The Miami-born Masvidal beat Nate Diaz in 2019 in the UFC. The fight was stopped in the third round because Diaz had too much damage to his eye.

Curmel Motin dominates and stops Nikolai Buzolin

Motin owned the first round and dropped Buzolin with a heavy body shot in the first round. Motin then beat Buzolin who fought back, but the fight was stopped by the referee in the second round. Motin, half the age of the 36-year-old Buzolin is still undefeated.

Amado Vargas stops Sean Garcia in Round 6

Vargas was punishing Garcia with body shots and uppercuts in rounds two through five and it all paid off with a sixth-round stoppage. Vargas injured Garcia with a liver punch at the end of the fifth round and it wasn’t long into the sixth when the referee stopped the fight to save Garcia.

Amado Vargas drops Sean Garcia in Round 4, fight continues

Vargas kept going to the body and eventually started landing three-and-four-punch combinations with punches to the ribs and uppercuts inside. Vargas is now controlling the fight.

Sean Garcia, Amado Vargas trade control in first two rounds

Garcia landed the better punches and controlled the pace in the first round, but Vargas controlled the second round with blows to the body. Vargas opened the third round with a huge combination and is in clear control of the fight.

Lightweights Sean Garcia vs. Amado Vargas in the ring

Both fighters are undefeated in their careers, with both eyeing titles in the division. Vargas has knocked out 40% of his opponents while Garcia knocked out less than 30%. It’s scheduled for eight rounds.

Lightweight: Devin Cushing vs. Manny Correa

Winner: Devin Cushing defeats Manny Correa via unanimous decision (77-75, 78-74, 80-72)

Analysis: Neither fighter landed much in the first round. By the middle of the second, Cushing had landed 16 strikes to Correa’s five. Cushing took over the fight in the second and third rounds, but it’s an eight round fight. Correa has swelling above his left eye after incidental contact with Cushing. The referee had to stop the fight before the end of the third round to remind the fighters to stay professional.

Correa threw his highest volume of punches in the fourth round, but Cushing ended the round in dominant fashion. Cushing should be well ahead on the judges’ scorecards.

Cushing dominated the fifth round while Correa showboated in the corner, trying to draw Cushing into a battle.

Cushing is controlling the fight and will only need to stay on his feet to win while Correa is coming forward with power in the late rounds. Correa celebrated in the corner after the fight, but everything including the punch stats points to Cushing winning. Correa didn’t land a single body punch in the fight.

Welterweight: Alan Sanchez vs. Luis Lopez

Winner: Lopez defeats Sanches via unanimous decision (77-75, 77-75, 77-75)

Analysis: Lopez and Sanchez were both far more conservative in the first round than Dunn or Costa was in the last fight. Neither landed anything huge, but a few strong body shots were felt on both sides.

By the fifth round, both fighters looked gassed. Lopez’s hands were moving more quickly, but Sanchez was knockout hunting and successfully landed two scathing jabs to the face and a nasty right hook to Lopez’s ribs.

The two traded hits for the fight’s final three rounds, but neither could land a knockout blow.

Heavyweight: Steven Dunn vs. Gabriel Aguilar Costa

Winner: Costa defeats Dunn via second-round KO

Analysis: The fighters traded wild haymakers before the first 30 seconds of the fight had elapsed. The rest of the first rounded retained that frenetic pace, and at the end of it both fighters looked tired but not that hurt.

Toward the end of the second round, both fighters looked exhausted but Dunn more so. Acosta teed off on him for about 30 seconds against the ring before Dunn finally went down, staying on the ground until the official finished counting and called the fight.

No betting line movement for Diaz vs. Masvidal yet

Masvidal remains a -275 (bet $275 to win $100 with a total payout of $375) favorite against Diaz at +210 (bet $100 to win $210 with a $310 total payout). While Masvidal is at a slight disadvantage in height and reach, he’s clearly the better boxer out of the two, which is why he’s favored and the line hasn’t moved.

Nate Diaz stats

Diaz is 22-13-0 in the UFC and 0-1 in career boxing matches. The southpaw has a 76-inch reach.

Jorge Masvidal stats

Masvidal is 35-17-0 in the UFC and 1-0 in career boxing matches. He has a 74-inch reach.

Nate Diaz net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Diaz is worth about $8 million dollars.

Jorge Masvidal net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Masvidal is worth about $6 million dollars.

How old is Nate Diaz?

Nate Diaz’s age is 39-years old. Diaz fought in the UFC from 2004-2022 before becoming a free agent. He fought Jake Paul and lost by unanimous decision is his first boxing match in 2023.

How old is Jorge Masvidal?

Jorge Masvidal’s age is also 39-years old. His fighting career dates back to 2004, but his first professional MMA fight was in 2007. Masvidal last boxed professionally in 2005 when he won a majority decision over Joseph Anderson.

How tall is Nate Diaz?

Nate Diaz’s height is 6-feet.

How tall is Jorge Masvidal?

Jorge Masvidal’s height is 5-feet-11 inches.

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal location

The fight tonight will take place at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal fight odds

Masvidal enters the fight as a favorite at -275 (bet $275 to win $100) and Diaz is the underdog at +210 (bet $100 to win $210).

Masvidal to win by decision is +120 while betting him to win via knockout, technical knockout or disqualification is +240. Diaz to win by decision is +380 and KO/TKO/disqualification is +700, according to DraftKings.

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal prediction

Diaz and Masvidal are both making their second appearances in the boxing ring, but Masvidal has the advantage. Although Diaz has a two inch reach advantage, Masvidal has been the better boxer throughout both of their fighting careers. Masvidal should win by stoppage in the middle rounds.

When is the Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal fight?

The fight card begins at 9 p.m. EST at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Diaz and Masvidal are expected to fight around midnight, but timing is dependent on how long earlier bouts on the card last.

What is Nate Diaz’s fight record

Diaz has a mixed martial arts record of 21-13 and is 0-1 in boxing after losing his pro debut to Jake Paul. Of Diaz’s 21 wins in MMA, 12 came via submission, five by knockout and four by decision. Two of his losses were by knockout, one by submission and 10 by decision.

What is Jorge Masvidal’s fight record?

Masvidal has a mixed martial arts record of 35-17, is 1-0 in professional boxing and 1-0 in professional kickboxing. Of his 35 MMA wins, 17 were by submission, 16 via knockout and two by decision. Of his losses, 13 were via decision, two by knockout and two by submission. This will be his first boxing match since 2005.

How much is the Diaz-Masvidal fight purse?

The disclosed purse for the Diaz-Masvidal fight is $500,000 for Diaz and $300,000 for Masvidal. The disclosed purse numbers don’t include and fees the fighters pay for medicals, licensing or team members.

Check out the purses for all the fights on the card here.

Nate Diaz, Jorge Masvidal weight

Both Diaz and Masvidal made weight ahead of Saturday night’s fight. Diaz weighed in at 175.6 pounds while Masvidal was 175.2 pounds.

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