Logan Paul kicks off WWE SummerSlam, arrives for brother Jake’s win vs. Nate Diaz

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Logan Paul’s Saturday evening started with a victory over Ricochet in WWE SummerSlam at Detroit’s Ford Field. It ended alongside his younger brother Jake Paul at American Airlines Center in Dallas.

The 28-year-old rising WWE superstar immediately hopped on a private jet after his win to walk Jake out for his fight with former UFC star Nate Diaz.

“I’m not changing, I’m not getting a medical check, I’m going right to the f—ing jet,” Logan told ESPN’s Marc Raimondi. “No shower, no nothing. Immediate from A to B to C. … I’ve never missed a Jake Paul fight, and I don’t plan on missing a Jake Paul fight. He’s my little brother, and I want to support him in the biggest moments of his life.”

SummerSlam had a scheduled start time of 7 p.m. CT, the same time as Jake vs. Diaz’s main card, with Logan vs. Ricochet as the opening match. Logan emerged victorious over Ricochet on Saturday night, with the help of some brass knuckles from one of his cronies near the ring. Afterward, the next move was clear — the jet.

A nonstop flight from Detroit to Dallas is roughly two hours and 45 minutes, which left Logan with very little time to make it to the arena.

The elder Paul stuck to his plan and made it with nearly 30 minutes to spare, as he was by his brother’s side when it was time to make the walk to the ring.

Jake went the full 10 rounds against Diaz in a rough and tumble affair. The younger Paul knocked Diaz down in round five, but the “Stockton Bad Boy” had his moments later on in the fight, landing crisp shots on various occasions. However “The Problem Child” emerged victorious with a unanimous decision victory, to move his professional record to 7-1. For Diaz, his professional boxing career starts off with a loss.

After the fight, Jake gave praise to his opponent, while nudging Diaz for a rematch with different conditions — an MMA fight, for $10 million on Paul’s promotional partner, PFL. Diaz returned the praise, and was open to the idea of a rematch in MMA.

Jake wasn’t done with the praise, as he acknowledged Logan’s efforts during his postgame interview.

“I love my brother, we did this together,” said Jake. “He won tonight. Taking over combat sports. This is a real moment.”

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