Manager: ‘Nate Diaz Turned Down Fight With Barboza’

December 3, 2014 11:13 am by BJPENN.COM News

Edson Barboza WINS

“He was supposed to fight Nate Diaz, but Nate didn’t accept the fight. We won’t look to opponents now. We have to beat anyone they put in front of us. Whatever they do, we will fight and win. We won’t call this or that guy out.”

“There’s Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz and a few other good fights now, so (Barboza) should fight the winner of one of them next. I think that (Diaz) would be an interesting fight to promote Barboza in the media because (Barboza) doesn’t talk too much, so a fight with Nate Diaz would be good in that sense, but Bobby Green was also a great fight.

“There are many guys in this division, many tough fights. We’ll have Melendez vs. Pettis now, and there’s Nurmagomedov, Trujillo and many other fighters, and (Barboza) can beat every single one of them.”

During a recent interview with, Alex Davis discussed the career of his athlete, Edson Barboza (pictured).






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