After months of disappointment, Nate Diaz is seemingly bored with ready for a struggle and has taken to social media to ask for his UFC launch.
The fan-favorite has fought simply as soon as in three years with the promotion, which got here in a dropping effort in opposition to Leon Edwards. Regardless of calling for the corporate to offer him a struggle, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt has been pressured to take a seat on the sidelines.
Though each Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier agreed to struggle, the UFC has but to make something official, inflicting the Stockton native to talk out on Twitter and air his frustrations:
“I wish to request to be launched from the UFC… I apologize for asking on-line however u don’t give me a struggle asap I obtained s*** to do”
Regardless of dropping three of his final 4 fights, Diaz stays one of many greatest names within the enterprise. Confusion surrounds his absence as he clearly needs to compete, however the UFC has not booked him to struggle for some unknown causes.
The 33-fight veteran asking for his launch from the corporate comes off the again of his request to affix Bellator. Whereas it’s extremely unlikely that he’ll transfer to a competitor group, the welterweight is not going to thoughts the considered lining up on the identical card as his pal Yancy Medeiros.
What’s subsequent for Nate Diaz?
Whereas it looks like each Nate Diaz and the UFC are at the moment at odds, the pair have a historical past of not seeing eye-to-eye and an answer will probably be discovered.
After struggling back-to-back losses to Jorge Masvidal and the aforementioned Edwards, the 36-year-old is angling for an additional struggle within the octagon and a possible brawl with Dustin Poirier could possibly be within the pipeline.
Each stars have opened up publicly about wanting the struggle after their first scheduled bout was canceled in 2018. As the 2 sit with out an opponent, we might see them lined up for a conflict someday this yr.
Another excuse why the UFC could also be holding Nate Diaz again could possibly be that they wish to e-book the trilogy with Conor McGregor upon his return. The rivalry stands at 1-1 and a 3rd struggle could possibly be as massive as their earlier two blockbuster conferences.
Each McGregor and Diaz have been in a relentless confrontation over social media since their second struggle within the octagon. Whereas there are not any indicators that the 2 will lock horns for a trilogy, struggle followers world wide will probably be drooling on the risk.