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    Getty Nate Diaz prepares to fight Leon Edwards at UFC 263 in June 2021. UFC superstar Nate Diaz “tried to jump” boxer and MMA combatant Anthony Taylor, the fighter told Heavy’s Stephen McCaugherty in a recent interview. The alleged incident happened after Bellator 238 in January 2020 when “Pretty Boy” defeated Diaz’s teammate Chris Avila via majority decision. Taylor is preparing to fight Avila again, however this time it’ll be in a boxing ring. They’re competing during the Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury undercard, which airs via Showtime PPV on December 18, 2021. Speaking with us ahead of the rematch, Taylor talked about the post-fight incident with Diaz and Avila. Listen to what Taylor had to say below via the YouTube video: Play VideoVideo related to fighter says ufc’s nate diaz ‘tried to jump’ him after fight2021-11-26T01:04:59-05:00 Taylor said that his beef with Avila, and ultimately Diaz, started on the night of Bellator 228 in September 2019, when future Bellator featherweight champion AJ McKee knocked out Georgi Karakhanyan. “I saw Nate Diaz and Chris Avila,” Pretty Boy...
    NATE DIAZ has shut down talk of a potential showdown with UFC phenom Khamzat Chimaev. The undefeated Chimaev made a beeline for Diaz after choking the No.11-ranked Li Jingliang unconscious in their UFC 267 showdown in Abu Dhabi last weekend. Nate Diaz is seemingly not impressed by talk of a fight with Khamzat Chimaev. ???? via (@NateDiaz209) on Instagram pic.twitter.com/mXlLrdVbvD— Chisanga Malata (@Chisanga_Malata) November 3, 2021 UFC president Dana White revealed this week he's interested in making the fight, telling TMZ: “We’re going to talk to Nate (Diaz) about it." The veteran promoter added: "100 per cent [I’m interested in making that fight]." But Diaz has poured cold water on talk of him facing the Russian with a hilarious 2013 clip of Los Angeles Lakers star Russell Westbrook hitting out at a reporter. In the clip Diaz uploaded to his Instagram story, Westbrook said: "What? Bro, what are you talking about? I'm out, man. Y'all n****s trippin'." Chimaev, who now boasts a perfect 10-0 record after his destruction of Jingliang, is desperate to share the cage with fan favourite Diaz....
    Getty Nate Diaz and Joe Rogan Fighting superstar Nate Diaz only has one fight left on his UFC contract and an analyst believes Diaz will fight it out to become a free agent. Then he’ll box in a blockbuster PPV event. Diaz last fought in June 2021, a unanimous decision loss to Leon Edwards, and he’s been aggressively searching the past few weeks for his next fight via social media. Specifically, he’s challenge top-ranked welterweight Vicente Luque and ex-UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. On Saturday, UFC president Dana White confirmed Diaz only has one fight left with the promotion and that they’re currently working on getting Diaz a match. And former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson, who now works as an analyst for Bellator, thinks Diaz is planning a major move to line himself up for a big boxing bout. During the October 25, 2021, episode of Thomson’s “Weighing In” podcast, Thomson said that he believes Diaz plans to leave the UFC after his contract is over. And what will he do? Well, Thomson said he thinks...
    CONOR McGREGOR said Nate Diaz's boxing skills are 'p***' compared to brother Nick's and goaded 'I made you' to his rival. McGregor was full of praise for Nick, who made his UFC return after six years out but was beaten in round three by Robbie Lawler. 2Conor McGregor said Nate Diaz's boxing skills are 'p***' compared to brother Nick'sCredit: Getty 2Nick Diaz was beaten on his UFC return by Robbie LawlerCredit: Getty Up until the stoppage, the Stockton veteran had put on a ruthless display of boxing, landing combinations and body shots. McGregor, who lost and then beat Nick's younger brother Nate in 2016, praised the former Strikeforce champion online. But he also used the opportunity to throw out a dig at old rival Nate, fuelling speculation of a trilogy bout between them. McGregor, 33, tweeted: "Nate your boxing is p*** compare to nicks. We been fed garbage with your sloppy shots the last few years. "Can see the clear difference between the two brothers after last night. Balance, composure. Another level the big...
    UFC star Nate Diaz has revealed he's eyeing a December return to the octagon. The Ultimate Fighter season five winner was last in action in June against Brit Leon Edwards in a five-round non-main-event bout at UFC 263 in Arizona. 3UFC fan favourite Nate Diaz is eyeing a December return to the octagonCredit: Instagram / @natediaz209 3The 36-year-old was last in action in June against Brit Leon EdwardsCredit: Getty Images - Getty Diaz, 36, suffered a unanimous decision defeat to Rocky and is champing at the bit to get back inside the cage. On Wednesday, the former lightweight title challenger posted a photo of himself flexing to Instagram with the accompanying caption: "Defending in December." Diaz's post came two days after former interim 155lb champ Dustin Poirier rubbished his claim the UFC have offered him the chance to settle their feud. During an appearance on The MMA Hour, Poirier, 32, said: “Wolf tickets, Ariel. Wolf tickets. “You know how these negotiations go, unless they’re talking to him, nothing’s been offered to me. Most read in MMALive BlogTRANSFER NEWS LIVE Harry...
    UFC: Nate Diaz says he’s fighting in December Daniel Cunningham August 18, 2021 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on reddit Reddit It appears that one of the most popular fighters in the UFC has his next date. Nate Diaz (20-13) took to Instagram today and announced that he would be, “Defending in December” insinuating that he will be returning to the octagon at the end of the year. The last time we saw Diaz was at UFC 263 when he took on Leon Edwards (19-3, 1 NC). While Diaz has spent the majority of his career at lightweight, he’s fought his last five fights at 170 pounds. Diaz has been more interested in fighting who’s considered to be the best than anything else. The UFC was struggling to get Leon Edwards a fight earlier this year. Given his talent and his winning streak, Diaz told the UFC he wanted to fight him. The two met back in June. While Edwards controlled virtually the entire fight, the world...
    KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV said Conor McGregor is 'FINISHED' after defeat at UFC 264 and would lose to Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz again. McGregor, who was submitted by Khabib in 2018, suffered a broken tibia against Poirier in their trilogy bout. 4Conor McGregor after his defeat to Dustin PoirierCredit: Getty 4Nate Diaz submitted Conor McGregor in 2016Credit: Getty Images - Getty It meant he was beaten by doctor stoppage and he since undergone surgery before being handed a six month medical suspension. But after the unprecedented ending against Poirier, he has called for a FOURTH fight against the American. Nurmagomedov, who retired in October, blasted McGregor's chances of winning another rematch, also tipping Diaz to beat the Irishman. Khabib, 32, told ESPN: “If he want to come back, OK, make him fight one more time with Dustin Poirier and finish this guy. “I think [that’s] what UFC going to do with him or maybe make his fight versus Nate. But both of them, I think he’s going to lose.” McGregor first beat Poirier in 2014...
    CONOR McGREGOR has been warned another defeat to Dustin Poirier leaves his options limited to fighting only Nate Diaz or Jake Paul next. McGregor was knocked out for the first time in the UFC by Poirier last January, with the American avenging his 2014 loss. 5Conor McGregor in his classic 2016 win over Nate DiazCredit: Getty 5Jake Paul has continued to call out Conor McGregorCredit: AFP It sets up the 32-year-old pair with a blockbuster trilogy decider on Saturday when they headline UFC 264 in Las Vegas. Dana White revealed a win for McGregor propels him back into lightweight title contention as No1 contender for the belt. But consecutive disastrous defeats could make the prizefighting superstar question his next move. In the eyes of Joe Duffy - who beat McGregor in 2010 - a trilogy bout with Diaz or lucrative boxing match with YouTuber Paul springs to mind. Duffy, 33, told SunSport: "I think the avenue for Conor if he loses is the Nate fight or a big boxing fight, the Jake Pauls, stuff...
    NATE DIAZ could attend Conor McGregor's fight with Dustin Poirier as he eyes a trilogy with his iconic rival. McGregor faces Poirier in a trilogy bout of his own on Saturday in the UFC 264 headliner. 5Nate Diaz after his 2016 loss to Conor McGregorCredit: Getty - Contributor 5Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor will fight in a trilogy boutCredit: Reuters It is now five years since he avenged defeat against Diaz in a five-round classic but fans are yet to have the series decider. The two have been back-and-forth ever since as they went their separate ways. But Diaz still has settling the score on his mind, and may force the issue by turning up to McGregor's must-win rematch with Poirier. His training partner Chris Avila, 28, told SunSport: "We'll see what happens with that fight. "We might pull up to the scene in Las Vegas. Yeah, we'll probably head out and check that out. "I'm interested in how that goes down, it should be a good fight." Diaz, 36, in 2016 became the first...
    JAKE PAUL 'calls everyday' trying to fight Nate Diaz, who is open to the 'easy money', his training partner said. Diaz is entering the final fight on his UFC contract and is already plotting a switch to the boxing ring. 5Chris Avila with training partner Nate DiazCredit: Instagram chrisavila209 5Jake Paul wants to fight UFC star Nate DiazCredit: Getty He has been publicly called out several times by Paul, who is 3-0 as a fighter, all by knockout. And according to Diaz's team-mate Chris Avila, the YouTuber is repeatedly making attempts in private to secure a mega-money boxing match. Avila, 28, told SunSport: "He calls everyday trying to get a fight with Nate. "We don't know what's going to happen with that too. That's easy money right there. That would be something too. "I don't know what Nate's thinking about with that, but money talks and I'm sure he'd be more than willing to box Jake Paul or Logan Paul. "Someone in boxing, Canelo, it will be a big fight." Paul, 24, has made a...
    MICHAEL BISPING said Jorge Masivdal 'has to be' next for Leon Edwards to settle the feud after their infamous brawl. The welterweight pair clashed backstage after UFC London in 2019, as Masvidal threw punches which he boasted were 'a three piece and soda'. 3Leon Edwards after his win over Nate DiazCredit: Getty Images - Getty 3Jorge Masvidal has urged by Michael Bisping to fight Leon EdwardsCredit: Getty Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards exchange words and punches backstage during the ESPN+ post-show pic.twitter.com/kYEkWxN8Io— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 16, 2019 The years since have failed to see them settle it in the cage, but British legend Bisping argued the time is now. He said on his podcast: Masvidal versus Leon Edwards. That’s the fight to make. "The three-piece and the soda. Masvidal assaulted him in London. There is [a] backstory there for days. That has to be the fight for Leon. “Masvidal has to take that fight as well. Far be it from me to be talking s*** about Masvidal. "I’m not talking s***, but the reality is...
    NATE DIAZ is eyeing a trilogy fight with bitter rival Conor McGregor, his coach Cesar Gracie has revealed. The Ultimate Fighter season five winner returned to the octagon last weekend at UFC 263, where he suffered a unanimous decision defeat to Brit Leon Edwards. 4Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz went to war twice in 2016Credit: Getty 4Fan favourite Diaz won the pair's first meeting at UFC 196Credit: Getty - Contributor And Gracie would like the fan favourite's next outing to be a rubber match against The Notorious. He told MMA Fighting: “I would think the trilogy versus [Conor] McGregor. “I know that Nate wants tough fights. He is motivated by fighting the best guys.” McGregor is currently gearing up for a trilogy fight with former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier, whom he'll meet next month in the main event of UFC 264 in Las Vegas. And former two-division champ Daniel Cormier reckons a third meeting with Diaz would make the most sense for McGregor if he were to lose his series decider with Poirier. During the final episode of DC...
    UFC superstar Nate Diaz admits boxing Jake Paul is a real 'option' in the future. YouTuber turned boxer Paul has been calling for a showdown with the youngest Diaz brother for the best part of six months. 3Nate Diaz returned to the octagon last weekend at UFC 263Credit: Getty 3And he was called out by Jake Paul immediately after his clash with Leon EdwardsCredit: Getty And fan favourite Diaz is open to sharing the ring with The Problem Child after the expiration of his UFC contract. When asked about potentially facing the Paul brothers and being told of the praise he recently received from boxing great Andre Ward, he said: "Those are all options. "And it's great to hear Andre Ward talk about [us]. "That's one of the greatest of all time in boxing, I believe. Pound-for-pound, that's the man. "That's cool that I'm getting recognition from him at all." Paul, 24, made an immediate beeline for Diaz last weekend after seeing the Stockton slugger lose his UFC 263 showdown with Brit Leon Edwards. CASINO SIGN UP OFFER: GET £10...
    UFC superstar Nate Diaz admits boxing Jake Paul is a real ‘option’ in the future. YouTuber turned boxer Paul has been calling for a showdown with the youngest Diaz brother for the best part of six months. Getty 3 Nate Diaz returned to the octagon last weekend at UFC 263 Getty 3 And he was called out by Jake Paul immediately after his clash with Leon Edwards And fan favourite Diaz is open to sharing the ring with The Problem Child after the expiration of his UFC contract. When asked about potentially facing the Paul brothers and being told of the praise he recently received from boxing great Andre Ward, he said: “Those are all options. “And it’s great to hear Andre Ward talk about [us]. “That’s one of the greatest of all time in boxing, I believe. Pound-for-pound, that’s the man. “That’s cool that I’m getting recognition from him at all.” Paul, 24, made an immediate beeline for Diaz last weekend after seeing the Stockton slugger lose his UFC 263 showdown with Brit Leon Edwards. CASINO SIGN...
    LEON EDWARDS will punch his ticket to a welterweight title shot by ‘butchering’ Nate Diaz. That’s according to the Birmingham bruiser’s younger brother Fabian. WIN £50,000! Play Dream Team Euros – our FREE fantasy football game 4Leon Edwards will lock horns with fan favourite Nate Diaz early on Sunday morningCredit: Getty 4And Edwards' little brother Fabian reckons he'll 'butcher' the fan favouriteCredit: The Sun The in-form Edwards, 29, will lock horns with the fan favourite in the early hours of Sunday morning at UFC 263 in Glendale, Arizona. Ultimate Fighter season five winner Diaz enters the 170lb showdown on the back of a brutal beating at the hands of Jorge Masvidal 19 months ago. And Fabian reckons the UFC vet will be easy pickings for his brother, saying: "I just see being five rounds of him [Nate] getting butchered. "Do you know what I mean? Five rounds of Nate getting himself butchered." An impressive victory over Diaz will put ‘Rocky’ on the cusp of a rematch with welterweight king Kamaru Usman. Edwards has left no stone unturned ahead of the marquee...
    Getty Nate Diaz and Joe Rogan An MMA superstar from Stockton, California, is fighting this weekend at UFC 263 and should he leave the Octagon the winner, he will receive a big opportunity, according to Dana White. The UFC president recently confirmed to Submission Radio that should Nate Diaz defeat No. 3-ranked welterweight Leon Edwards on June 12, he will receive the next 170-pound title fight behind No. 1-ranked Colby Covington. Diaz will enter the cage as a sizeable underdog. And if Edwards defeats Diaz, he will receive a title shot behind Covington, White said. Diaz’s fight against Edwards will be his first match since his “BMF” title bid in November 2019 at UFC 244. Edwards is riding a nine-fight unbeaten streak. Diaz and “Rocky” will square off in a featured five-round contest on the pay-per-view’s main card Saturday night. “Colby is the number one contender,” White said via MMA Mania. “We did the (Jorge) Masvidal fight, (Kamaru) Usman wanted that fight back. Colby Covington, the fight with Colby and Usman is one of the best fight’s I’ve...
    LEON EDWARDS will punch his ticket to a welterweight title shot this weekend by smoking Nate Diaz, according to former middleweight champion Michael Bisping. The pride of Birmingham, 29, will throw down with the youngest Diaz brother early on Sunday morning at UFC 263 in Glendale, Arizona WIN £50,000! Play Dream Team Euros – our FREE fantasy football game 5Leon Edwards will welcome Nate Diaz back to the octagon at UFC 263 early on Sunday morningCredit: UFC 5Fan favourite Diaz hasn't set foot inside the octagon since his UFC 244 clash with Jorge MasvidalCredit: Getty Fan favourite Diaz enters the tasty 170lb clash on the back of a 19-month layoff following his brutal beating at the hands of Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244. And Bisping is expecting Edwards to have similar success against the Stockton slugger, telling SunSport: "Leon Edwards, he's going to smoke Nate Diaz. That's a fact. Simple as that. "Put your money on Leon all day long. Bet your house on him. He's going to beat Nate and then he'll probably get a title shot." Diaz, 36, hasn't...
    Jake Paul. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller Jake Paul's immediate plans in the showbiz boxing space include bouts against MMA strikers. Paul told ESPN that he wants to fight this year and is targeting Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. He said he'd also fight Tyron Woodley, who cornered Ben Askren in the wrestler's KO loss to Paul. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Jake Paul says he wants to box UFC fighters Nate Diaz, Tyron Woodley, and Conor McGregor. The internet sensation's combat sports stock rose when he finished former MMA champ Ben Askren in the first round of their fight, and he continues to build his name in the industry as fight fans screamed: "F--- Jake Paul" at a recent UFC event. Capitalizing on a momentum that, according to Google Trends data, he has not previously had, Paul has reiterated his desire to bring the biggest names in mixed martial arts into the boxing ring for lucrative crossover fights. Speaking to the ESPN MMA reporter Ariel Helwani on Tuesday, the YouTuber said he wants...
    NATE DIAZ called Conor McGregor a 'spoiled little b***' and accused rival Dustin Poirier of being 'scared'. It came after McGregor responded to a tweet which referenced his famous leap from featherweight in 2015 to welterweight a year later, before facing Diaz. 4Nate Diaz in his 2016 win against Conor McGregorCredit: Getty Images - Getty 4Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz before their cancelled 2018 fightCredit: Getty Images - Getty He wrote: "Done it all, still here." But Diaz, who choked out McGregor in March 2016 but lost the rematch five months later, hit back in a foul-mouthed tirade, which also took aim at Poirier. He replied: "I f***ed you up and u never got it back but u acted like u did now u get a rematch every time u get your ass beat like a spoiled Little b**** would I’ve done it all and I’m still here plus the guy who just beat ur ass is a scared Lil bitch also f*** u both." In Diaz's post, he references beating McGregor and dismissed the rematch...
    Girl Scouts in Iowa sold 5,000 boxes of cookies despite being homeless A middle school student in Florida was arrested for selling stun guns to her classmates, police say Dustin Poirier is confident he’ll eventually share the octagon with Nate Diaz and is willing to move up a weight class to boost the odds of it happening. © Provided by MMAJunkie Poirier (27-6 MMA, 19-5 UFC) and Diaz (20-12 MMA, 15-10 UFC) were once scheduled to fight at UFC 230 in November 2018. It didn’t come to fruition, and since then they’ve taken the occasional shot at each other through interviews or on social media. A potential fight between the two has become a hot topic again in the fallout of Poirier’s TKO victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 257, with Diaz calling out “The Diamond” in the immediate aftermath of the contest. Poirier has said bluntly numerous times that he would like to get his hands on Diaz, and he foresees a day it materializes. Poirier said on “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast he’s even willing to appease...
    NATE DIAZ reckons the UFC are trying to bring Conor McGregor 'back from the dead' by giving him an immediate trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier. A rubber match between the former featherweight rivals, who clashed last month at UFC 257, is said to be in the works. 4A trilogy fight between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor is reportedly in the worksCredit: USA TODAY Sports 4Nate Diaz is frustrated with the UFC's decision to keep giving Conor McGregor rematchesCredit: INSTAGRAM@NATEDIAZ But Diaz reckons McGregor, who suffered a second-round TKO loss to fan favourite Poirier, is being given preferential treatment from the promotion. He told ESPN: "What they're trying to do is bring him back from the dead, again. That's what they do. They're going to bring him back from the dead for them. "I don't think you can pay me enough money do s*** like that anymore. I felt like, yeah, if that's what they want to do, that's whatever." Diaz, 35, feels hard done by as the UFC haven't given him the opportunity to avenge any of his losses inside...
    UFC: Justin Gaethje says he would ‘smoke’ Nate Diaz By: Daniel Cunningham January 28, 2021 ShareTweetFlipRedditJustin Gaethje (22-3) had his eyes on the TV Saturday night watching UFC 257. The PPV was a huge night for the lightweight division and in the main event we saw the rematch between Conor McGregor (22-5) and Dustin Poirier (27-6, 1 NC). In the co-main event of UFC 257, we saw Michael Chandler (22-5) make his debut against Dan Hooker (20-10). With incredible performances, Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler both scored knockout victories on Saturday night. Watching the action got Justin Gaethje excited for his return. The former interim UFC lightweight champion has been waiting for last Saturday before thinking about what he wants to do next. Gaethje sat down with ESPN’s Brett Okamoto this week and talked about everything that’s been going on with him. He said that the UFC had approached him last week about his next fight, but he wanted to see how UFC 257 shook out. Now that he’s seen the...
    UFC fan-favorite Nate Diaz took to Twitter and sounded off on the lightweight match-up that took place at UFC 257. All eyes were on the main event as Dustin Poirier came out victorious over Conor McGregor. Moreover, the end was rather shocking considering that McGregor had never been TKO’ed in his professional MMA career. Poirier had plenty to share at the post-fight press conference and gave a rough idea about what could be next for him. Chiefly, it seems as though a rebooking vs Nate Diaz is something that is of interest to Poirier. Stockton’s favorite son made sure to get a buzz in the MMA community as he shared his own sentiments on fighting Dustin Poirier. The two were supposed to scrap at UFC 230, however, the fight never made it past the face-off stage. The reasoning behind the fight being scrapped wasn’t explicitly clear to the fans and the media at the time. However, there was a general understanding that Diaz pulled out, citing money or contractual issues. Dustin Poirier vs Nate Diaz Dustin Poirier is riding high...
    Justin Gaethje doesn’t believe we’ll be seeing Nate Diaz return soon The fallout from UFC 257 for the lightweight division seems to be never-ending, as Justin Gaethje now enters his way into the fray following Nate Diaz’s callout of Dustin Poirier. As the MMA community debated about where Poirier should go next following his huge second-round TKO of Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 257, Diaz chimed in with a challenge to Poirier. Diaz and Poirier were scheduled to face each other at UFC 230 but that fight fell through.Justin Gaethje calls Nate Diaz ‘The dude that only talks about it’While this may seem like a big opportunity for Diaz to return to the Octagon with Poirier’s win and McGregor’s loss — and him seeming to be a good opponent for either — Gaethje chimed in on the social media chatter. From the dude that only talks about it. https://t.co/9Ak7snW7pn — Justin Gaethje ???????? (@Justin_Gaethje) January 24, 2021 Diaz fought a pair of memorable clashes with McGregor in 2016 before disappearing from the Octagon, only interested in...
    Florida residents can now enjoy restaurants and bars without restrictions, but Miami mayor says state may not be ready for Phase 3 The best cheap burger in every state Dana White says Colby Covington likely next for Jorge Masvidal, Nate Diaz fight shelved ABU DHABI – Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz 2 may happen someday, but UFC president Dana White says it won’t be the promotion’s next venture for the former. © Provided by MMAJunkie At the UFC 253 post-fight news conference Saturday, White said the promotion has shifted gears. Instead of a previously-targeted rematch between Masvidal (35-14 MMA, 14-8 UFC) and Diaz (20-12 MMA, 18-11 UFC), the UFC is zoning in on a match between Masvidal and friend-turned-rival Colby Covington. “It’s very possible (Masivdal vs. Covington) is next,” White said. “… I don’t know if we’ve even talked to Nate yet. But yeah, after the Colby fight (vs. Tyron Woodley), how do you not make that fight? That’s the fight that makes sense.” Masvidal and Diaz first fought at UFC 244 in November, with the former winning by...
    California is trying to reopen. Should you go? Devin Nunes winery, yacht clubs, a resort in West Virginia owned by its governor – heres who got PPP loans Gilbert Burns fires back at journeyman Nate Diaz, says hed beat him even with corona Gilbert Burns is pretty bothered by Nate Diaz‘s recent comments about him. © Provided by MMAJunkie After Jorge Masvidal initially failed to come to terms with the UFC, Burns (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) was announced as the next challenger for welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. Diaz (20-12 MMA, 18-11 UFC), who’s known to have had his fair share of negotiation issues with the UFC, took aim at Burns for allegedly settling for less just so he can fight for the title. After Burns was forced to withdraw from UFC 251 due to a positive COVID-19 test, the promotion circled back to Masvidal, who will now face Usman this Saturday at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. And Diaz was quick to chime in after the new announcement, calling Usman vs. Masvidal a “real fight” on...
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