Dana White just lately admitted he was interested by a conflict between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier regardless of no main headway into setting it up. He additionally reassured the Stockton native that he’d get a combat within the promotion.
Diaz and Poirier have gone forwards and backwards on social media, indicating their curiosity in going up in opposition to one another. The Final Fighter Season 5 winner, who solely has one combat left on his contract, just lately posted a Tweet beckoning the UFC to offer him a combat in opposition to ‘The Diamond’:
Throughout an interview with ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, White addressed the tweet and guaranteed the youthful Diaz that the UFC would get him a combat:
“Yeah, in fact, we’re . That is what we do. We make fights each weekend. What occurs is guys wish to soar out of nowhere and say, ‘I wish to do that. I wish to try this.’ We now have fights booked all the way in which till I wish to say Might 2 proper now. Every part is in place, all the pieces is completed. I say this on a regular basis. I have been saying this for 20 years. We’re contracted to get guys fights thrice a yr. They have to get fights. We’ll get a combat.”
Take a look at Dana White’s whole dialog with Brett Okamoto beneath:
Michael Bisping would not anticipate Nate Diaz to go away the UFC earlier than having a 3rd combat in opposition to Conor McGregor
Nate Diaz is asking out Dustin Poirier for what can be the final combat on his UFC contract. Nevertheless, Michael Bisping doesn’t think that the Stockton native will go away the world’s premier MMA promotion with out having a rubber match in opposition to Conor McGregor.
Throughout a latest episode of the Imagine You Me Podcast, Bisping said that there is an excessive amount of cash concerned in a 3rd Diaz-McGregor combat for any of the events concerned to show down. He added that the UFC would need The Final Fighter season 5 winner to signal a one-fight extension earlier than a possible bout with Poirier:
“Nate Diaz is not going to get out of the UFC with out combating Conor McGregor a 3rd time… No method. An excessive amount of cash. It is a massive combat. Diaz-McGregor III. Big. In actual fact, they stated in regards to the Dustin combat, did not they? They stated they’d do it with the proviso or the caveat that you just signal for another combat. As a result of they wish to do the Conor McGregor combat.”
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Since they’re two of essentially the most thrilling fighters in MMA, a conflict between Diaz and Poirier has the potential to be top-of-the-line fights of the yr.