The prodigal son, Nate Diaz of the UFC, is coming to the advertising.
The longtime fan-favorite will fill 50 percent of the hole that’s been a presence in the UFC.
Nick, the elder of Stockton, California brothers, has not competed in MMA since January 2015. So, it is great to have among the no-nonsense siblings rejoin the planet’s foremost arts company.
The opponent because of his comeback fight of diaz is Anthony Pettis, the former UFC lightweight winner. He will hope this one ends better.
Diaz’s last bout resulted in what you might refer to as a»lose-win scenario» for the today 34-year-old.
In his rematch with Conor McGregor in UFC 202, the Cesar Gracie BJJ black belt dropped by the most narrow of conclusions. Disappointing, convinced, but he got to wipe the tears off his face with a cool $13 million in pay-per-view earnings and his combined purse.
No wonder he wanted a little time off.
With fighting back on his mind, the UFC bad boy will probably be focusing on an opportunity and Pettis to reestablish himself.
Like his last two bouts against McGregor, this one will probably be fought at welterweight. While Pettis is 1-0 at the UFC in welterweight after an unbelievable win over Stephen Thompson in March, diaz is 2-3 in his last five fights at 170 lbs.
What a fight we’ve got in store.
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