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Nate Diaz is a polarizing determine, but he’s also a man with far more possibilities than most. Diaz and UFC have clashed many moments in excess of the yrs, but the Stockton-native has in truth demonstrated himself a needle-mover, as Diaz is partially responsible for some of the most profitable UFC fork out-for each-views (PPV) activities of all time.
Two fights with Conor McGregor and his BMF title match up reverse Jorge Masvidal created beaucoup bucks.
Nonetheless, Diaz’s negotiating has occur at a charge. The boxer has used literal decades on the sidelines, and whilst the payoffs have ordinarily been value it, fighters can not compete endlessly.
At the moment, Diaz is seemingly booked in a rematch with Masvidal — a big revenue fight! Nonetheless, the aspects are not nonetheless established, and with a lukewarm response from fans, UFC could as an alternative side with the Colby Covington vs. Masvidal grudge match angle. At any charge, a thing is up, as Diaz expressed an curiosity in producing an exit of some kind on Twitter.
Could this also be a reaction to McGregor accepting a fight with Diego Sanchez (???) and chasing Manny Pacquiao? That appears pretty probable, as retiring/stepping absent is also a typical McGregor move.
Finally, we might end up trading just one semi-retired Diaz brother for the other!
Weigh-ins are entire, and we are great to go for tomorrow night! I woke up at about 130 lbs. this morning and slash down to 124.2 by mid-afternoon. Not straightforward, but clean! As constantly, full information and pictures in my publish-struggle produce up.
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Safe and sound to say, UFC 253 weigh-ins have been eventful now!
Zubaira Tukhugov weighs in at 150. lbs for his bout with Hakeem Dawodu, four kilos about the featherweight limit.
— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) September 25, 2020
Amanda Nunes has formally come to be a mom champ, ruining Michelle Waterson’s hopes and desires. Congrats to Nunes and Nina Ansaroff!
A person far more snooze in advance of UFC formally returns to Combat Island.
Muay Thai referees continue to be undefeated.
In advance of this gets previous news: here’s the health care breakdown guiding Tyron Woodley’s rib personal injury.
A trilogy of title fights summed up in a one meme:
Slips, rips, and KO clips
Want to check out a 16-12 months-aged show far more skills in something than most of us will at any time attain?
Standing even now along the fence and permitting the other male drop bombs is rarely a excellent technique.
This is one particular of the nastiest illustrations of “knocked stiff” that I’ve ever occur across.
Knockout of the 12 months contender in Miami! 22yr old Nicaraguan Melving Lopez (23-1, 14 KO’s) totally folds Yeison Vargas (17-5) in their bantamweight contest for a TKO-1 victory. Fortunately, Vargas remaining the ring under his possess energy and seems to be Ok. pic.twitter.com/Q3RVZDWhkI
— Tim – Boxeo 拳闘 Boxen бокс มวย Boks 拳击 Box (@Hock1717) September 25, 2020
The cleanest flying knee in the historical past of this column!
Midnight Songs: There’s no other solution but my walkout tune for tomorrow night time. As soon as extra, many thanks readers for all the support (or at minimum tolerating my self-advertising) in the final two months. Let’s do this!
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