Almost every major headline in the MMA world these days surrounds Conor McGregor and his potential megafight against Floyd Mayweather.
But whatever happened to McGregor’s rival Nate Diaz, and why hasn’t he made an appearance in the octagon since losing to The Notorious at UFC 202?
TMZ Sports asked Dana White that very question and the UFC president opined Diaz was likely waiting for another shot at McGregor.
“We keep offering Nate fights and he keeps turning them down,” White said.
Diaz didn’t take too kindly to White’s assumption, and he put the boss on full blast with an expletive-laden tweet.
The proposed fight Diaz was referring to was a bout against Eddie Alvarez he turned down back in February with a stern rejection directed at White, tweeting “Lol at your fight.”
The 31-year-old also told MMAFighting.com back in December he’d only fight in the lightweight division and wouldn’t enter the octagon for less than $20 million.
Diaz has fought just twice since the start of 2016. He defeated McGregor via submission at UFC 196, before losing the rematch at UFC 202 via majority decision.
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