Nate Diaz’s speculated outing with Vicente Luque stays up within the air after the Stockton native claimed he hadn’t acquired a battle contract from the UFC.
Diaz took to Twitter to counsel that one thing may be fallacious on Luque’s facet as regards to finalizing the bout.
“I ain’t obtained a contract. It should be one thing fallacious wit Luque”
Vicente Luque referred to as out Diaz a number of occasions earlier this 12 months. The 36-year-old finally accepted the problem and requested the UFC to e book the bout for later this 12 months. Nevertheless, the promotion seemingly hasn’t given the inexperienced mild for the matchup but.
Nate Diaz misplaced to No.3 welterweight contender Leon Edwards within the first ever non-title and non-main occasion five-round UFC conflict earlier this 12 months. In the meantime, Luque recorded D’arce choke submission victories over Tyron Woodley and Michael Chiesa.
Vicente Luque is on a four-fight win streak, whereas Nate Diaz is on a two-fight shedding skid
Vicente Luque hasn’t misplaced within the UFC since struggling a unanimous determination defeat by the hands of No.5 welterweight contender Stephen Thompson at UFC 244. He is gained his final 4 bouts towards Niko Value, Randy Brown, Woodley and Chiesa.
After overcoming ‘Maverick’ in a thriller at UFC 265 in August, the Brazilian laid out a problem to Nate Diaz. ‘The Silent Murderer’ reiterated his want to battle the Stockton native earlier this month in an interview with MMA Junkie.
“We’re making an attempt to make it occur. I do know Nate needs it as properly. He is trying ahead to battle in December, so it is smart… It is a massive battle. I won’t be that trash talker however I can battle.”
Watch Vicente Luque in dialog with the MMA Junkie under:
Nate Diaz’s final victory contained in the octagon got here towards Anthony Pettis. He defeated ‘Showtime’ by way of unanimous determination at UFC 241 in 2019. He has since misplaced to welterweight contenders Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards.
Each Luque and Diaz need to battle in December. Whereas the matchup is smart and each males are open to it, it stays to be seen if the encounter will occur this 12 months.