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Nate Diaz takes purpose at ‘spoiled’ Conor McGregor in NSFW Twitter rant


Nate Diaz fires pictures on 5-year anniversary of first combat with Conor McGregor

5 years later, and it’s the identical outdated tune and dance with Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor.

Whereas March 5 in 2021 comes on the eve of a highly-hyped and anticipated UFC 259 card with three title fights, it additionally marks an necessary date in UFC historical past. This was the day in 2016 through which Diaz and McGregor met within the Octagon for the primary time at UFC 196.

On anniversary of Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 1, Diaz rips into potential McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier trilogy

On the day the place UFC 259 rivals had been weighing in, Chamatkar Sandhu of BT Sport was reflecting on McGregor’s look on the weigh-ins of UFC 196 and the way completely different he appeared in comparison with his run at featherweight. McGregor, who went on to turn out to be the primary champ-champ in UFC historical past, quote tweeted “Accomplished all of it, nonetheless right here” in response.

That tweet didn’t get previous Diaz, and he fired away at McGregor in a reply, insinuating he ought to have been given the nod of their rematch about 5 months later at UFC 202.

Diaz additionally referenced McGregor’s pursuit of rematches following losses to redeem himself. Along with rematching Diaz, McGregor had lengthy petitioned for a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov following his submission loss to Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.

Now following McGregor’s loss to Dustin Poirier, there’s an opportunity these two might rematch someday sooner or later, probably for the UFC light-weight championship (if this pursuit by UFC President Dana White to get Nurmagomedov out of retirement ever involves an finish quickly).

Diaz added a shot at Poirier in his tweet, calling him “scared.” Diaz and Poirier had been scheduled to face off at UFC 230 in what was presupposed to be Diaz’s authentic return from the second combat with McGregor, however Poirier pulled out of the bout resulting from damage.

After McGregor’s loss to Poirier, it appeared like an opportune time to probably, lastly ebook the trilogy conflict between Diaz and McGregor. That, nonetheless, appears increasingly more unlikely now with the potential of a trilogy bout between Poirier and McGregor as an alternative.

Diaz submitted McGregor in upset style within the second spherical of their UFC 196 bout, just for McGregor to win the thrilling and tightly contested rematch by majority choice.

A 3rd combat has lengthy been rumored and clamored for, however nothing has come of it. After UFC 202, Diaz was not seen within the Octagon once more for 3 years. He returned at UFC 241 with a one-sided choice win over Anthony Pettis however misplaced through physician’s stoppage TKO to Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244.

McGregor, in the meantime, went on to assert the light-weight championship at UFC 205 earlier than taking a hiatus from MMA to pursue a boxing showdown with Floyd Mayweather. McGregor’s three Octagon appearances since then have seen him submitted by Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, end Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in 40 seconds at UFC 246 and be completed by Poirier at UFC 257 (the most recent of which marked the primary time McGregor has been stopped through KO/TKO).

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