Dustin Poirier doesn’t appear to have forgotten the battle with Nate Diaz that fell via.
Coming off his victory within the trilogy bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 264, Dustin Poirier seems prone to problem UFC light-weight champion Charles Oliveira subsequent. However Poirier bought an fascinating problem thrown his approach on social media.
Nate Diaz posted a photograph to his Twitter account on the night of July 15, with the image coming from a photograph of him and Poirier staring each other down at a press convention for UFC 230.
Poirier and Diaz had been at one level booked to face one another at UFC 230 in November 2018 at Madison Sq. Backyard. Diaz ended up strolling out of that press convention after a promo video for Khabib Numragomedov vs. Conor McGregor at UFC 229 premiered, and Poirier ended up pulling out of the battle attributable to harm.
What’s maybe much more fascinating is the standing that went together with the picture, showing to be Diaz difficult Poirier to face him in a middleweight bout.
Nate Diaz seems to name out Dustin Poirier for middleweight bout, Poirier appears prepared to simply accept
Neither Diaz nor Poirier have competed at middleweight of their skilled MMA careers.
However, Poirier wasn’t one to again down from a problem.
Diaz made his return to the Octagon after greater than a 12 months away at UFC 263 in June, competing in opposition to Leon Edwards within the UFC’s first-ever five-round battle that was neither a most important occasion nor a title battle. Edwards gained the battle in a one-sided choice, although Diaz rocked and scared Edwards within the remaining spherical.
Poirier, after shedding to McGregor at UFC 178 seven years in the past, stopped him at UFC 257 in January and defeated McGregor within the rubber match at UFC 264.