Video: Did Jake Paul, Nate Diaz fumble fight hype at first press conference?

The road to the boxing showdown between Jake Paul and Nate Diaz is officially underway after the first press conference featuring the two sides went down.

Paul, a former YouTube star turned boxer, will be the first opponent for Diaz since he parted ways with the UFC last year. It’s a promotional collaboration between the two sides, and they now carry all the burden of building hype around the fight.

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There seems to be mixed reaction about whether the press conference was helpful or hurtful, though, because the tension was surprisingly lacking. Moreover, Paul and Diaz were more playful than hostile in the staredown.

Our “Spinning Back Clique” panel of Brian “Goze” Garcia, Dan Tom and Danny Segura discussed the impact of the press conference and fallout with host “Gorgeous” George Garcia. Check out their discussion in the video above, and don’t miss this week’s full episode below.

“Spinning Back Clique” is released each Monday LIVE on MMA Junkie’s YouTube channel.

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