Morning Report: Conor McGregor tells Nate Diaz “your boxing is p*ss evaluate to Nick’s,” Nate responds

This previous weekend, Nick Diaz returned to preventing after a 6 1/2-year layoff when he confronted Robbie Lawler in a five-round non-title battle at UFC 266. Given his lengthy layoff – and a number of the issues that occurred main as much as the battle, together with a last-minute change of weight class – many had been not sure what Diaz may seem like in his return, and finally, issues didn’t goes his method as Diaz was was rendered unable to proceed, following a brutal mixture from Lawler within the third spherical. However despite the fact that Diaz got here up brief in his return, lots of his fellow fighters had been crammed with reward for the previous Strikeforce welterweight champion, together with the rival of his youthful brother.

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz have the preeminent rivalry in MMA, relationship again to their pair of fights in 2016 that broke pay-per-view data for the UFC made Nate Diaz a world famous person. However on Saturday, McGregor was merely one other fan watching the return of a pioneer of the game, and following the bout, the previous “champ-champ” provided glowing reward of Nick Diaz, with slightly shade thrown in direction of Nate for good measure.

“Nick/Rob was an excellent battle. The spin kick firstly gave the bottom on Nick however he was veteran composed and was peppering pretty photographs in. He simply ate some huge physique photographs and there was extra coming Robbie was sturdy to the physique it was veteran work all spherical. I loved completely. The ending sequence when the temple was clipped after the leg went, the evasion of the ultimate shot, which was a blistering uppercut, was magic. Have a look at it. Down on one knee, observing the place the shot was coming from, slip/parry, and re middle to open guard secure. A la (Paul) Daley battle. Nate your boxing is piss in comparison with Nick’s. We been fed rubbish together with your sloppy photographs the previous couple of years. Can see the clear distinction between the 2 brothers after final night time. Steadiness, composure. One other degree the massive bro is on to you. I made you.”

Conor and Nate have the preeminent rivalry in MMA, relationship again to their pair of fights in 2016 that broke pay-per-view data for the UFC and launched the youthful Diaz brother into international superstardom. Since then, the 2 have continued to take photographs at one another through social media and Nate was fast to answer McGregor’s newest salvo.

McGregor and Diaz have been going backwards and forwards about McGregor’s most up-to-date efficiency – breaking his leg within the first spherical in opposition to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 – for a while now. McGregor remains to be rehabbing the damage however is predicted to make his return someday subsequent 12 months and when he does, the prospect of a trilogy bout between the 2 appears inevitable.


Outcomes. Alexander Volkanovski and Valentina Shevchenko retains their titles at UFC 266.

Shut. Alexander Volkanovski: Brian Ortega’s choke was ‘f*ck, I’m about to lose the belt deep’.

However no cigar. Alexander Volkanovski reacts to Brian Ortega receiving additional time, assist to stool after chaotic third spherical at UFC 266.

Return. Nick Diaz makes ‘no excuses’ for loss to Robbie Lawler: ‘I’m glad to be again, I’m glad to placed on a present’.

Arguing the info. Dana White rips ‘crack head’ Oscar De La Hoya after he criticizes fighter pay following UFC 266 primary occasion

Huge mad. Marvin Vettori rips Paul Felder’s UFC 266 commentary, Felder fires again.

Beef. Petr Yan: ‘Sneaky coward’ Aljamain Sterling ran away from UFC 267 rematch.


UFC 266 Put up Present.

UFC 266 Put up-Struggle Press Convention.

UFC 268 trailer.

Prime welterweight KOs in Bellator historical past.

Physician explains the beating Brian Ortega took at UFC 266.


On To The Subsequent One. Matches to make following UFC 266.

Extreme MMA. Discussing Volkanovski, Shevchenko, and Jon Jones’ newest authorized troubles.


In fact.

Assertion.

Respect.

Assertion.

Beef.

Able to step in.

Upset.

Hungry.

And so it begins.

Israel Adesanya is transferring to the USA of America.


Grant Dawson (17-1) vs. Ricky Glenn (22-6-1); UFC Struggle Night time, Oct. 23.


Brian Ortega is absurdly robust and Alexander Volkanovski is absurdly good. That’s all.

Thanks for studying and see y’all tomorrow.


Ballot

Does Nick Diaz battle once more?


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