Nate Diaz Will Be Kron Gracie’s Cornerman This Saturday Night At UFC Phoenix! The Ultimate Fighter 5 winner Nate Diaz didn’t fight since UFC 202 when he was defeated by Conor McGregor via majority decision after five great rounds. “The Stockton Slugger” was set to meet Dustin Poirier at UFC 230, on November 3, 2018. But […]
Anderson Silva Interested In Nick Diaz Rematch At UFC 237, Conor McGregor Suggests To Fight Nate On The Same Fight Card Anderson Silva met Israel Adesanya at UFC 234 on Saturday night. It was one hell of a fun fight, and “The Last Stylebender” won via unanimous decision. But despite he is 43 years old, […]
McGregor watched Israel Adesanya defeat Anderson in the main event in Melbourne, and tweeted that, ‘it would be an honor’ to fight the Brazilian legend.
However, the Irishman is also open to other opportunities, suggesting that he could fight Nate Diaz for a third time, in Curitiba, Brazil.
‘Anderson is one crafty, crafty Martial Artist,’ McGregor tweeted.
‘You only develop these methods through years of hard fought experience.
‘Phenomenal performance. The crafty veteran. Big respect always.
‘It would be an honor!’
In the post-fight press conference, Anderson suggested that he should rematch Nick Diaz in Curitiba, and McGregor was keen to get involved with that card.
‘I think it makes sense for me and Nick Diaz to fight in Curitiba,’ said Anderson.
‘Book it. I’ll fight Nate on it,’ responded McGregor.
The former featherweight and lightweight champion has also been linked with a fight against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, with the American even stating that it could be for an interim lightweight title.
Cowboy and Diaz remain possible contenders for McGregor, but according to UFC president Dana White, the Anderson fight looks unlikely.
When White was informed Conor had called for a scrap with ‘Spider’ he was not impressed: ‘Did he really? No, I don’t like that fight at all,’ said White.
Anderson suffered a unanimous decision defeat to Adesanya at UFC 234 with the judges turning in scorecards of 29-28 and 30-27 twice.
However, the Brazilian has been widely praised for acquitting himself extremely well at 43-years-old against a 16-0, undefeated star 14 years his junior.
The main event at UFC 234 was pulled at the last minute as middleweight champion had to pull out of his defence against Kelvin Gastelum due to a hernia.
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When last we saw Nate Diaz in the cage, he was losing a narrow decision to Conor McGregor. But this was his second fight with the combative sports superstar, so ol’ Nate was suddenly richer than he’d ever been in his life. And since the dude is happy eating bean burritos and getting around town on a motor scooter, he probably still has most of that money sitting in his bank account. Hence, the lengthy time since his last fight.
But that doesn’t mean Diaz doesn’t have the urge to chime in whenever his UFC peers get uppity.
Recently, McGregor threw some barbs at Khabib Nurmagomedov on social media – something about telling Nurmagomedov to stop bitching.
Then Khabib fired back at McGregor with doozy, saying that he’ll have to live with the shame of tapping out for the rest of his life.
Well, Nate hath spoken.
I slapped you in your head you and your team didn’t do shit …
Live with that ur all pussies
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) January 13, 2019
So when is Diaz fighting again? I’m ready for it.
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