Is Nate Diaz again?
Diaz (19-11) is predicted to make his anticipated UFC return towards former light-weight champion Anthony Pettis (22-Eight), ESPN reported, citing unidentified sources.
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The battle will likely be at 170 kilos throughout UFC 241 on August 17. Each fighters reportedly have agreed to the battle verbally and will likely be signing contracts quickly.
UFC president Dana White seemingly confirmed the battle on Instagram Saturday night time, although the battle is not official simply but.
Diaz’s return will likely be close to the three-year anniversary of his final battle, when he misplaced to Conor McGregor at UFC 202.
He was beforehand scheduled to battle Dustin Poirier again at UFC 230, however Poirier withdrew as a result of an damage.
Pettis is coming off a knockout win over two-time title challenger Stephen Thompson in March, which was Pettis’ welterweight debut.
UFC 241’s major occasion will likely be between present heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier and former titleholder Stipe Miocic in a rematch battle. The fights will happen on the Honda Middle in Anaheim, Calif.