Nate Diaz is properly now not impressed by the cease warring parties within the UFC lightweight division.
At UFC 257, Dustin Poirier knocked out Conor McGregor within the major match to solidify his fame as one of the one real warring parties on the earth at 155 kilos. Poirier, though, didn’t salvage to switch away Abu Dhabi with a championship title on legend of lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov still holds the belt irrespective of claiming his retirement this past October.
Following the shut of the match, Poirier seemed a bit upset that he hadn’t been crowned champion, namely brooding about Nurmagomedov has made it sure he doesn’t intend to fight all yet again. McGregor, meanwhile, accredited his loss, nonetheless then actually useful a third fight against Poirier that would doubtlessly crown a brand current champion in Nurmagomedov’s absence.
Neatly, Diaz took to Twitter on Monday to fireside photos in any admire three lightweights as he continues to tease a that you would possibly perhaps well even judge of comeback one day in 2021.
“[Conor McGregor] and [Dustin Poirier] got choked in your face the opposite day by a guy (Khabib Nurmagomedov) that ran off and didn’t desire none, namely with me,” Diaz mentioned.
“How you gonna fight for a title? I been right here 14 years and no-one can attain me love that ever in life.”
U and Dp appropriate got choked on ur face the opposite day by a guy that ran off and didn’t desire none namely wit me , how u gonna fight for a title?
I been right here 14 years and no-one can attain me love that ever in life ..
lol lightweight division
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) January 25, 2021
Diaz closed out his diatribe with an “LOL” at the lightweight division.
The post made reference to 3 warring parties Diaz has history with including two fights with McGregor and a scheduled bout against Poirier in 2018 that fell apart within the weeks leading up to the match. As for Nurmagomedov, Diaz has continuously taken purpose at the UFC lightweight champion, namely after the physical altercation that took articulate between them at a World Sequence of Combating match in 2015.
Of course, it wants to be neatly-known that Diaz hasn’t competed at 155 kilos since a device shut over Michael Johnson relief in 2015. Since that time, he’s as an quite a entire lot of competed within the welterweight division, the keep he damage up a pair of bouts against McGregor. He subsequently returned to device shut a resolution over Anthony Pettis after which misplaced to Jorge Masvidal in his most latest UFC appearance in 2019.
UFC President Dana White has teased a that you would possibly perhaps well even judge of return for Diaz in 2021, nonetheless nothing has been settled by device of opposition. Each Poirier and McGregor personal mentioned Diaz as a fight every would be in taking. It remains to be viewed if the UFC is sharp to book both of these matchups appropriate now.