Jake Paul accepts KSI fight after Nate Diaz arrest warrant for KOing Logan Paul lookalike

ksi challenges jake paul after nate diaz arrestYouTube: JJ Olatunji, BS w/ Jake Paul, ESPN MMA

KSI has issued a challenge to fight Jake Paul in August after his next opponent, UFC legend Nate Diaz, is facing charges for knocking out a Logan Paul lookalike and The Problem Child accepted.

Nate Diaz went viral this past weekend when he knocked out a Logan Paul lookalike during a street brawl in New Orleans, but unfortunately for the MMA great, he’s facing big consequences for his actions.

During the Misfits x DAZN Series 006 boxing event, Diaz was at the epicenter of a brawl earlier in the night when he threw a water bottle at celebrity Chase DeMoorput, who knocked out YouTuber Stevie Knight.

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Later that night, Diaz got in on more action when he put Logan Paul lookalike Rodney Peterson in a chokehold, causing him to go unconscious – but New Orleans police aren’t letting him get off.

KSI wants to replace Nate Diaz in Jake Paul fight after arrest warrant

After a report that the New Orleans Police Department issued an arrest warrant for Diaz for second-degree battery, KSI took it as an opportunity to secure a match with rival Jake Paul.

“Well, if that means Jake won’t have an opponent in August…Then I’ll gladly come as the replacement after I KO Joe Fournier in May,” the rapper said on Twitter.

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Of course, nothing is confirmed just yet, and it’s not even clear if this legal issue will end up preventing a bout between The Problem Child and the UFC star – but in case it does, KSI is ready to step in.

Fo his part, Jake Paul accepted KSI as a replacement opponent, replying back, “I accept you as the backup opponent. Fight is at 185. 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.”

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Regardless, whoever Jake Paul ends up between Diaz and KSI is going to have their hands full trying to add a second L to the YouTuber’s record after his surprising split-decision loss to Tommy Fury.