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Nate Diaz will ‘watch what happens’ before deciding on next opponent

INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Nate Diaz's track record of callouts is impressive. When he called out Conor McGregor in 2015, it led to two epic fights the following year. When he called out Jorge Masvidal last year, the UFC invented a belt to strap around the winner.But the MMA world might have to wait a bit before learning who Diaz wants next."I want to watch what happens in the next few
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Ariel Helwani’s MMA thoughts — Why Nate Diaz should be Conor McGregor’s next move

Remember last week when I told you it was conceivable that if all went well against Donald Cerrone, Conor McGregor could fight anyone from featherweight to welterweight next?Well, I guess I was wrong. I should have included bantamweight, too.On Monday's Ariel Helwani's MMA Show, McGregor's manager, Audie Attar, said this regarding McGregor's next fight:"Whoever Conor gets motivated by and wants to compete against is going to be who the next
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USADA drug test caused hand cut before Nate Diaz fight

Anthony Pettis had to deal with some adversity just hours before his Nate Diaz fight at UFC 241. Pettis (22-9 MMA, 9-8 UFC), the former UFC lightweight champion, told ESPN on Monday that he suffered a cut on his right thumb while attempting to close a glass bottle that contained a urine sample requested by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency just over an hour before he made the walk against Diaz.
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Anthony Pettis rejuvenated after Nate Diaz loss

Anthony Pettis won’t let his last loss deter him. He took on a returning Nate Diaz at UFC 241 in August, a fight that could have got him back into title contention. Prior to the fight, Pettis says he suffered a cut in his hand that had him glued up, and unable to even jab. He wasn’t about to pull out, though. “I don’t make excuses,” Pettis told UFC News. “Diaz
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Conor McGregor edges Nate Diaz in UFC 202 classic

Conor McGregor has had a host of thrilling matchups inside the UFC octagon during the course of his career, but none were more exciting than his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 in August 2016. Diaz stunned the Dubliner in their first meeting at UFC 196 when he rocked the Irishman, then took advantage of an ill-advised takedown attempt to gain top position and smash him with strikes before
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MMA Junkie’s 2019 ‘Event of the Year’: UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz

With Donald Trump, “The Rock,” the “BMF” title and a fight card packed with highlight-reel finishes and edge-of-the-seat decisions, UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden just about had it all. The Nov. 2 event in New York broke from the regular tradition of having a UFC title fight at the top of the pay-per-view card, but in place of the shiny gold belt we had something slightly different: a black
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Conor McGregor or Nate Diaz for the year’s best moment?

By: MMA Junkie Staff | January 8, 2020 11:50 am We’re not so far into 2020 that it’s too late to take a look back at the past decade that was. The UFC recently rolled out compilation videos with some of the best moments of each calendar year from 2010-2019. From Brock Lesnar’s beatdown at the hands of Cain Velasquez and Anderson Silva’s Hail Mary submission of Chael Sonnen, to
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Nate Diaz protege Chris Avila added to Bellator 238

The Diaz brothers have kept a close, tight-knit circle over the years. Among the crew is lightweight fighter Chris Avila. A multiple-time UFC and Bellator veteran, Avila (7-8 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) returns to action at Bellator 238 against Anthony Taylor (6-5 MMA, 1-3 BMMA). A Bellator official confirmed the booking with MMA Junkie, following a Saturday announcement by Taylor on Twitter. Bellator 238 takes place Jan. 25 at The Forum
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Nate Diaz offers reminder about his UFC contributions to start 2020

As the hype begins to reach fever-pitch levels less than two weeks out from UFC 246, which features the return of Conor McGregor, one of his chief rivals, Nate Diaz, had something to say. The first quarter of the UFC’s 2020 schedule has some big fights attached, starting with McGregor’s anticipated return to action against Donald Cerrone in the Jan. 18 headliner, which takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las
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PFL, Rizin, Nick Diaz, Floyd Mayweather, more

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here! On Episode No. 3,014 of the podcast, the boys look back the PFL’s 2019 playoff finals and discuss Ronda Rousey-Kayla Harrison comparisons, Edson Barboza, Nick Diaz, Floyd Mayweather and more. THE RUNDOWN: We recap Rizin’s New Year’s Eve event in Japan. Six more fighters, including Kayla Harrison, became the latest PFL champions and took home $1