Chael Sonnen says if Conor McGregor beats Nate Diaz, he’s fighting Robbie Lawler at UFC 200

February 25, 2016 6:52 am by Chris Taylor
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Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen thinks everybody missed the point of Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor taking place at the welterweight limit of 170-pounds.

According to Sonnen, the UFC 196 main event fight between McGregor and Diaz was set at 170-pounds so that the UFC can promote a welterweight title fight between “Mystic Mac” and Robbie Lawler later this year at UFC 200.

Here is what Sonnen stated on his official Twitter account:

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