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Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal boxing match moved to new battle date, avoids UFC 302 battle

The upcoming boxing headliner between former UFC superstars Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal will happen on a brand new date to keep away from viewership battle with UFC 302.

Nate Diaz, Jorge Masvidal

Diaz vs. Masvidal will now happen on July 6 in Anaheim, CA, a departure from the unique June 1 scheduling. Information of the brand new Diaz vs. Masvidal date was first reported by BoxingScene.

The occasion will even be hosted on the Honda Middle in Anaheim, versus the Kia Discussion board in Inglewood.

Diaz vs. Masvidal will now have the chance to garner extra viewership as an alternative of competing with UFC 302 on June 1. UFC 302 is headlined by a UFC light-weight title conflict between Islam Makhachev and Dustin Poirier in Newark, New Jersey.

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal 2 rescheduled for July 6 in Anaheim

Masvidal, through the latest nationwide press tour alongside Diaz, expressed frustration with competing with UFC 302. He’s known as the insistence behind the June 1 reserving a ‘unhealthy enterprise transfer’.

The UFC doesn’t have an occasion scheduled on July 6, that means that the Diaz/Masvidal boxing match will take an even bigger platform in fight sports activities that weekend. The UFC is slated to take a two-week break after UFC 303, headlined by Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler.

Diaz and Masvidal fought for the UFC’s inaugural BMF title at UFC 244. Masvidal received the battle by physician’s stoppage on account of a severe laceration on Diaz’s face.

After the abrupt ending to their first battle, Diaz and Masvidal had been anticipated to doubtlessly run it again within the cage. However, after every fighter parted methods with the UFC, their rematch will happen in a brand new area.

Diaz made his skilled boxing debut towards Jake Paul final yr, dropping by unanimous determination. Masvidal’s final skilled boxing match was in June 2005, a majority determination win towards Joseph Benjamin in Miami.

Diaz vs. Masvidal, coined ‘Final Man Standing’, will likely be streamed stay in partnership with Fanmio. The battle is scheduled for 10 rounds.

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