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Nate Diaz ensures Conor McGregor UFC trilogy occurs

LAS VEGAS – Nate Diaz is assured that he’ll full his trilogy with Conor McGregor.

Diaz handed McGregor his first octagon loss when he scored an upset submission of their 2016 welterweight bout at UFC 196. McGregor was capable of avenge the loss when he edged him out by majority determination at UFC 202.

Diaz isn’t presently below UFC contract, however Dana White mentioned the octagon is all the time Diaz’s dwelling if he’d wish to return. McGregor, however, will return from an virtually three-year layoff to face Michael Chandler on June 29 at UFC 303.

Diaz envisions standing throughout the octagon from McGregor once more, in addition to a couple of different acquainted foes.

“I one hundred pc assure I’m going to combat Conor McGregor once more,” Diaz just lately advised reporters, together with MMA Junkie. “I one hundred pc assure that I’m most likely going to combat Jake Paul once more, this f*cking f*cker (Jorge Masvidal) once more, and Leon Edwards once more. That’s my hit record.”

Diaz, who suffered a health care provider’s stoppage TKO loss to Masvidal of their 2019 BMF title combat, will run issues again with “Gamebred” in a 10-round, 175-pound boxing match June 1 at Kia Discussion board in Inglewood, Calif.

He had excessive reward for UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards, who was additionally on his hit record. Edwards was cruising towards Diaz after they fought at UFC 263 till he was surprised with lower than a minute remaining. He survived to win a unanimous determination.

“The good factor proper now from the UFC is Leon Edwards,” Diaz mentioned. “That’s what I received my sights on. I like that combat proper now. I feel he’s doing nice. I feel he received higher, and he’s doing higher. Good angle, good fighter, I feel he’s most likely one of the best factor within the UFC proper now.”

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