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:
Did everybody miss the point in Danas announcement? If Connor wins, he’s fighting Robbie next.
— Chael Sonnen (@sonnench) February 24, 2016
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