The Jake Paul vs. Diaz Pay-Per-View event, co-hosted by Most Valuable Promotions (MVP) and Real Fight Inc. (RFI), witnessed a series of thrilling victories and action. Jake “The Problem Child” Paul and Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano shone brightest in a night packed with drama and excitement.
The main event saw Jake Paul extending his professional boxing record to 7-1 with a unanimous decision win over combat sports veteran Nate Diaz. The raucous American Airlines Center erupted as the judges’ decision (97-92, 98-91, 98-91) was announced, a testament to Paul’s dominant display. The fight was marked by a fiery series of exchanges, with Paul notably flooring Diaz early on with a savage left hook.
In another bout, Amanda Serrano retained her undisputed featherweight title with a unanimous decision win (99-91, 100-90, 100-90) over former WBO titleholder Heather Hardy. The 10-round contest was a gruelling encounter, showcasing Serrano’s relentless punching and Hardy’s tenacity. The two shared a poignant moment post-fight, underlining their mutual respect and shared aspiration for advancing women’s boxing.
Among other noteworthy fights, Chris Avila of RFI handed Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens his first professional loss in a unanimous decision victory. MVP’s undefeated lightweight H2O Sylve sent the crowd into a frenzy, knocking out veteran fighter William “Baby Face” Dos Santos Silva in the fourth round. Shadasia “The Sweet Terminator” Green of MVP and Alan Sanchez also recorded impressive unanimous decision wins, adding to the night’s tally of MVP victories.
The undercard saw equally thrilling contests with Luciano Ramos, Jose Aguayo, and Kevin Newman II emerging victorious in their respective bouts.
The strategic partnership between MVP and RFI, supplemented by the global distribution capabilities of DAZN PPV, ESPN, and Top Rank, ensured that the event reached a vast global audience. The event was presented by Celsius Essential Energy drinks, and it was available on all major cable and satellite pay-per-view providers in the U.S. and Canada.
The Paul vs. Diaz fight night was an electrifying testament to the thrilling future of boxing, combining the star power of its fighters with the strategic partnerships of major boxing promotions.