Wow! We can’t wait for Saturday’s fight to watch Nate Diaz (from Califas) beat up “fancy pants” McGregor, again!
See complete last fight below.
Their first fight was in March 2016, at UFC 196. Nate Diaz‘s win was a stunning upset!
The loud-mouth McGregor hadn’t lost in more than five years. He had won all seven of his UFC bouts, six of them by knockout, in a streak that concluded with a 13-second icing of longtime featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo.
Video of last fight!
- updated 8/17 6:45pm
The UFC 202 press conference was predictably unpredictable, ending with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz throwing cans and bottles at each other across the venue.
McGregor (19-3 MMA, 7-1 UFC) was 30 minutes late to the party, leaving Diaz (19-10 MMA, 14-8 UFC) on stage with co-headliners Glover Teixeira and Anthony Johnson for the majority of the festivities. After McGregor showed up, Nick Diaz appeared, telling his brother to walk off-stage, presumably as retaliation for McGregor’s late arrival.
Here’s why Nate Diaz will win!
Diaz’s path to victory is simple:
Keep moving, stay off the fence and stick the jab in McGregor’s face over and over and over again. That should wear the featherweight champion down and create opportunities for a late finish.
Many more things have to go right for McGregor’s game plan to work than Diaz’s, or McGregor has to land a knockout shot against one of MMA’s most durable fighters. That’s less likely than Diaz pumping the jab against a shorter fighter and sucking the fiery McGregor into a brawl.
For that reason, the pick is Diaz by decision or late finish.