Nate Diaz '100%' guarantees trilogy bout with Conor McGregor

LAS VEGAS — The potential customers for a Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz trilogy are quite alive.

Diaz stated Friday that he thinks there is no doubt he will fight McGregor one more time. The 2 huge stars battled two times in UFC in 2016, with Diaz winning as soon as by submission and McGregor winning the 2nd bout by means of bulk choice.

“I 100% assurance I’m going to fight Conor McGregor once again,” Diaz stated at a media occasion at Resorts World to promote his June 1 boxing match with Jorge Masvidal.

McGregor has actually raised the concept of combating Diaz at the Sphere in Las Vegas throughout Mexican Independence weekend on a card UFC has actually prepared at the place. UFC CEO Dana White has actually considering that shut that concept down, however Diaz stated he would have an interest in that bout.

Diaz, 38, likewise stated he thinks he will have rematches with Jake Paul and Leon Edwards, whom he lost to in boxing and MMA, respectively. He likewise desires an MMA rematch against Masvidal, stating the 2 will undoubtedly ditch once again after Masvidal won their 2019 clash at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden.

“That’s my hit list,” Diaz stated.

Masvidal is still under UFC agreement however has actually retired from MMA and is presently able to box just. Diaz and Masvidal will fulfill in a boxing match at the Forum in Inglewood, California, in a bout contracted for 175 pounds and 10 rounds.

Masvidal will be making his professional boxing launching. The occasion will be dispersed by Fanmio, and the 2 fighters remain in the middle of a four-city marketing trip, which likewise consists of drop in Los Angeles, Miami and New York.

Diaz screamed out Edwards as the most intriguing individual in UFC at the minute. When Diaz left UFC as a totally free representative in 2022, he kept in mind that he didn’t believe anything “cool” was occurring in the promo at that time.

“The coolest thing today from the UFC is Leon Edwards,” Diaz stated. “That’s what I got my sights on. I like that fight today. I believe he’s doing terrific. I believe he improved and he’s doing much better. Good mindset, excellent fighter. I believe he’s most likely the very best thing in the UFC today.”

Diaz is coming off a unanimous choice loss to Paul, the YouTuber-turned-prizefighter, in August in Diaz’s professional boxing launching.


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