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Conor McGregor has backed Nate Diaz ahead of his highly-anticipated bout with YouTube sensation Jake Paul. The much-anticipated boxing bout between Jake Paul and Nate Diaz has the entire world curious about the outcome. With the fight just around the corner, one of the biggest names in combat sports, Conor McGregor, has thrown his support behind Nate Diaz. McGregor is no stranger to combat sports, as he has participated in MMA for over a decade and is a former two-division UFC champion. Diaz has been preparing for the bout for weeks and McGregor recently posted a message on social media proclaiming his support for the seasoned combat sport fighter. In the post, McGregor wrote: “Happy to see Nate Diaz back competing again! Nate Diaz, one of the greatest of all time. Go get it, brother!” The fight between Paul and Diaz has generated a lot of hype and anticipation given their respective backgrounds. Paul is known for his YouTube videos and rapidly growing fanbase, while Diaz is one of the most respected mixed martial artists in the world, having earned a UFC belt in the lightweight division. Paul’s height could also be a decisive factor, as the YouTuber stands at an impressive 6’1”, while Diaz stands at 5’11”. The highly-anticipated bout between Paul and Diaz is scheduled for November 27, and many will be keen to see how McGregor’s vote of confidence affects the outcome. While a win for Diaz is far from guaranteed, McGregor’s endorsement could prove to be the tipping point. Despite the size difference with Jake Paul’s height, Diaz’s experience and McGregor’s endorsement could be enough to give him the edge in the battle of YouTube celebrity vs. MMA great.