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WATCH: When Nate Diaz fired up a Conor McGregor fan for unflattering comments about him ahead of UFC 202

Nate Diaz is one of the biggest superstars in mixed martial arts. He is a veteran of the sport and fans still tune in to watch him fight. Diaz is also a former UFC lightweight title contender. However, his popularity soared to new heights after UFC 196.

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Stockton’s own was coming off a win over Michael Johnson when he had to fight Conor McGregor on short notice. Diaz stepped in to fight ‘The Notorious’ on 11 days notice and beat the UFC’s biggest star. This skyrocketed his stock and a rematch with the Irishman was set for UFC 202.

Prior to the fight, McGregor was considered the favorite to win the rematch. During an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, people on the street were asked what they thought of the rematch. A fan said McGregor was going to knock out Diaz. However, he was surprised as Diaz immediately came up behind him and shocked him.

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This made the fan a bit nervous and made him swallow his words. However, he was not the only one to suffer this fate. More fans who picked McGregor to win the rematch got the same surprise.

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Right now Diaz is in his last fight on the contract and the UFC is aiming for a blockbuster fight.

UFC interested in Nate Diaz against Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier is fresh off a disappointing loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC 269. He was submitted in the third round after coming out strong in the first round. After the fight, “The Diamond”, repeatedly stated that he will have to reflect on his fighting career.

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However, in an interview with Teddy Atlas, he said a possible fight against Nate Diaz ignited that fire again. Both men want this fight, and the UFC president in an interview confirmed that the promotion is interested in it as well.

But he also wasn’t sure if this is the fight that will happen.

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This is a fight fans want to see and the UFC will do everything in their power to make it happen. What do you think of the possible fight between the two superstars? Let us know in the comments below!

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