Nate Diaz, who has not fought within the UFC since August 2016, seems to be gearing up for a return to the octagon as he simply known as out undefeated Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, in addition to longtime rival Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.
Diaz posted a video on instagram on Monday with the next caption:
“Kabibs hiding scared trigger I slapped the shit out him Conor already received his ass beat twice Where the fuck you at kabib? Ps porier is a pussy”
As famous beforehand, Diaz hasn’t fought since 2016 when he misplaced choice to Conor McGregor, only a few months after making the Irish celebrity faucet out of their first encounter. The two have been teasing a 3rd battle ever since, and McGregor lately expressed a need to full the trilogy.
“He fought me, he beat me. He gave me a rematch at the very same weight, there was no hesitation, that is a real fighter proper there,” McGregor said.
“I’ve nothing however respect … I owe him the trilogy now and the trilogy will occur.”
McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov are each nonetheless serving suspensions stemming from the post-fight brawl at UFC 229, and it is unknown when both fighter can be able to compete once more.
Meanwhile, Dustin Poirier is at present scheduled to battle featherweight champion Max Holloway at UFC 236 (April 13) for the interim light-weight title. Diaz and Poirier had been initially slated to battle at UFC 230 final November, however issues by no means panned out.
Diaz, who will flip 34 subsequent month, additionally took to twitter with a jab at sambo, Khabib’s martial artwork alternative, simply in case his IG video did not catch the champ’s consideration.