Diaz has actually constantly been connected to McGregor as one half of among the sports essential rivalries. In their very first of 2 conferences, Diaz changed a hurt Rafael dos Anjos in the main occasion of UFC 196 and submitted the former double champion in the 2nd round to get his biggest career win. McGregor recuperated five months later at UFC 202 and made a really close split decision in the rematch.
While a trilogy battle with McGregor appears like among the more appealing choices after the 2nd loss in three fights for “The Notorious,” Poirier also revealed interest in battling Diaz at Saturday nights post-fight interview.
And now, it appears the interest is mutual. Soon after his reaction to Poiriers win, Diaz, who was once set up to deal with the Louisianan at UFC 230, issued a difficulty in return.
These people all get finished all the time ♂– Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) January 24, 2021.
As anticipated, Nate Diaz didnt stay silent for long in concerns to how Saturdays light-weight headliner decreased in Abu Dhabi.
In the primary occasion of UFC 257, Dustin Poirier avenged his UFC 178 knockout loss to Conor McGregor with an amazing finish of his own to cap off the promos third journey to combat Island in 2021 “The Diamond” stopped McGregor in the 2nd round to choose up the biggest win of his profession and likely set himself up for a light-weight champion chance.
Diaz, who became the first to end up McGregor in the UFC at UFC 196, took to Twitter on Sunday to offer his fast reaction to McGregors very first KO loss in the promo.
The Stockton native hasnt contended considering that UFC 244, when he fought Jorge Masvidal for the “BMF” belt and lost through physicians stoppage in the main occasion. Diaz didnt have much to say throughout the accumulation to the battle, however he did chime in after the very considerate face-off in between the centerpiece participants on Friday.