Nate Diaz Aiming For July Return, Explains Why Khamzat Chimaev Fight Didn’t Happen

Diaz is looking to fight a 'real fighter' come July.

Diaz Return
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Nate Diaz is still itching for a fight. 

The UFC superstar has been looking to make his comeback for a while now, but the promotion has yet to book Diaz for a date. Spending almost a year on the sidelines, Diaz is getting super frustrated with this inactivity. The Stockton native wants to be back inside his other home: the Octagon. 

Diaz Pushes For A July Return

On Saturday, Diaz would once again plea to the UFC to get him something lined up.

“UFC Wass good wit a fight in July is the whole roster scared or what?”

Fighters Offer To Fight Diaz

Tony Ferguson and Dustin Poirier would among those interested in taking on the Stockton scrapper.

What About Khamzat Chimaev?

Diaz was recently rumored to be fighting Khamzat Chimaev this summer. That was according to a UFC schedule in Dana White’s ‘war room’. No official announcement has been made on that front. However, Diaz was actually open to fight the rising star.

According to Diaz, Chimaev couldn’t take the fight due to a multitude of reasons. 

“I been tryin to fight for a year and months I also tried to fight kamzat for the last month and a half but he was hurt, had visa issues, overweight and now his b*tchass is off getting married instead of fighting wtf ? I’m tryin to get a fight wit a real fighter asap/July LFG.”

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Published on May 28, 2022 at 5:22 pm
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