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Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal moved to July 6, avoids UFC 302 battle

Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal’s rematch has a brand new date and a brand new venue.

The fight sports activities rematch between the 2 former UFC stars was initially set to happen on June 1 at Kia Discussion board in Inglewood, Calif., however has now been shifted because of the date enjoying host to different occasions. The boxing bout will now happen on July 6 at Honda Heart in Anaheim, Calif., MMA Junkie confirmed following a primary report from Boxing Scene.

The unique date of June 1 had a few main conflicts within the fight sports activities world. UFC 302 takes place on the MMA facet, that includes a predominant occasion for the light-weight title between undisputed champion Islam Makhachev vs. former interim champ Dustin Poirier at Prudential Heart in Newark, N.J. In boxing, Dmitrii Bivol is ready to headline an occasion in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, towards Malik Zinad. His unique opponent, Artur Beterbiev, needed to withdraw because of harm.

Diaz and Masvidal first met contained in the UFC’s octagon for the inaugural BMF title struggle at UFC 244 in New York. The second assembly will happen within the boxing ring. The pair lately went on a four-city tour U.S. tour to advertise the struggle.

Diaz, 38, is not underneath UFC contract following a submission win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 279. In his first struggle outdoors of the UFC, Diaz made his professional boxing debut towards Jake Paul final August.

Masvidal, 39, then again, remains to be underneath UFC contract, however has been granted permission to field Diaz. “Gamebred” was final in motion at UFC 287, the place he misplaced a unanimous determination to Gilbert Burns.

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