I was ready to go to 170 pounds. I’m over making weight and all this. I don’t feel I get paid good enough to lose weight all year-long. I can make the weight no problem, but I wish I was getting compensated a little better for it. At the same time, I wasn’t going to leave this division letting those two (expletive) run the show.”
TUF winner and former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz has long been against his weight cut to the 155 pound division.
The Stockton based fighter has expressed his desire to stay at welterweight numerous times, but the fight with Rory MacDonald is one that people point to as an example of him being undersized for the division.
Nate Diaz faces Gray Maynard in tomorrow night’s ‘TUF 18 Finale’ main event.
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