Nate Diaz Vs. Jorge Masvidal: Date, Time And How To Watch

Two of the biggest stars in UFC history will clash in a boxing ring on Saturday when Nate Diaz takes on Jorge Masvidal in Anaheim, California.

The era of theme fights is at an all-time high, and you can’t blame Diaz and Masvidal for trying to claim their piece of the pie.

Whether you love or hate the matchup, boxing purists might also take note of an interesting co-main event scrap between two well-known combatants.

Here is all the information you need to watch the event.

  • Date: July 6
  • Time: 9 pm ET
  • TV/Stream:
  • Price: $49.99

Here is a look at the undercard, which features former world champion Daniel Jacobs in the co-main event against Shane Mosley Jr.

  • Daniel Jacobs vs. Shane Mosley Jr.
  • Chris Avila vs. Anthony Pettis
  • Devin Cushing vs. Manuel Correa
  • Amado Vargas vs. Sean Garcia

Diaz and Masvidal have participated in some of the most successful UFC pay-per-view events in history. Diaz’s star rose to a new level after two meaningful scraps with Conor McGregor. They split their series 1-1, and the latter has expressed interest in a rubber match.

In 2019, Diaz and Masvidal headlined UFC 244 in a fight that birthed the BMF title belt. Masvidal won due to a doctor stoppage as he opened a massive gash over Diaz’s eye.

Five years later, the two men who have competed in a combined 86 mixed martial arts bouts will clash in a boxing ring, where both have limited professional experience.

Diaz has had one professional boxing match, which was a loss to Jake Paul in August 2023. While he had his moments against Paul, Diaz was floored twice by the YouTuber-turned-fighter and lost a clear unanimous decision.

Masvidal has never had a professional boxing match, though he is very familiar with the bare-knuckle iteration of the sport. He gained fame as a street fighter before embarking on a mixed martial arts career.

Masvidal started his MMA promotion with a twist called Gamebred Bare Knuckle MMA, combining elements from two martial arts. Masvidal will be 40 in November, and Diaz will be 40 in March 2025, so both are well past their primes as combat sports athletes.

However, very few people in the combat sports world hold more sway or have been responsible for more pay-per-view buys than this seasoned duo. What action will we see throughout the fight, scheduled for ten rounds?

It’s hard to say, but you can be sure it’ll be more spirited and hard-edged than what we saw from Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen in June. That fight was an exhibition with a handful of rules that prevented fans from seeing an actual contest.

Masvidal and Diaz are likely to be conscious of maintaining an ability to continue to fight, but they’re still almost certainly going to fight. Jacobs and Mosley Jr. is mildly intriguing.

At 33, Mosley Jr. is no longer the young son of a boxing legend. He’s a veteran who may be in his final push toward being ranked and potentially getting a world title shot at 168 pounds.

If he can accomplish that goal, he should be able to defeat a 37-year-old Jacobs who hasn’t fought in two years and who has been in his share of wars. As the two biggest traditional boxing names on the card, it’ll be interesting to see what that scrap teaches us about both men.

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