Nate Diaz has spoken.
Following the UFC 257 predominant occasion Saturday, through which Dustin Poirier completed Conor McGregor with punches in Round 2, Diaz (20-12 MMA, 18-11 UFC) took to Twitter to weigh in on the struggle.
“These guys all get completed on a regular basis,” Diaz wrote.
Regardless of not having fought since November 2019, Diaz continues to be a possible matchup on the tip of many fighters’ tongues. Each McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-Three UFC) and Poirier (27-6 MMA, 20-6 UFC) displayed an curiosity in fights in opposition to Diaz on the UFC 257 post-fight information convention. Each have a historical past with the Irishman.
These guys all get completed on a regular basis ??♂️
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) January 24, 2021
McGregor and Diaz fought twice in 2016, at UFC 196 and UFC 202. Diaz completed McGregor by second-round submission within the first assembly earlier than McGregor received a majority choice within the rematch.
As for Poirier, he was briefly paired with Diaz for a struggle scheduled to happen at UFC 230 in November 2018. Nevertheless, when Poirier withdrew from the matchup, Diaz soured on preventing on the occasion.
Diaz has solely suffered three skilled losses inside the space, along with his loss to Jorge Masvidal in his most up-to-date struggle coming by means of stoppage resulting from a lower.
UFC 257 happened Saturday at Etihad Area on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The primary card streamed on ESPN+ pay-per-view after prelims on ESPN/ESPN+.
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