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Jorge Masvidal opens as large favorite for rumored Nate Diaz rematch in boxing

Harry Kettle - January 10, 2024

Jorge Masvidal has opened as a large favorite over rival Nate Diaz ahead of a potential rematch in boxing. Back in late 2019 at UFC 244, Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz headlined Madison Square Garden for the UFC’s annual NYC show. They fought for the inaugural BMF championship, in what proved to be a strange matchup as Masvidal got the victory via doctor stoppage. It felt as if there was another chapter still to be written in this story, with the majority of fans wanting to see a rematch down the line.

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Jorge Masvidal

Ariel Helwani confirms Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz 2 is in the works for 2024

Harry Kettle - January 9, 2024

Ariel Helwani has confirmed that Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz 2 is in the works for a possible boxing match later this year. Many years ago, Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz fought one another over the inaugural BMF championship. It was seen as something of a gimmick, but their main event showdown at UFC 244 in New York City pulled in a lot of fans. Due to the bout ending via doctor stoppage, many have always wanted to see a rematch. However, now that they’ve both left the UFC, it didn’t seem likely.

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Jorge Masvidal

REPORT | Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz boxing match targeted for February 28th

Josh Evanoff - January 8, 2024

According to Josh Thomson, Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz will meet again under boxing rules later this year. ‘Gamebred’ recently made headlines, announcing his intentions to exit retirement. Now, the announcement didn’t exactly shock too many. Since Jorge Masvidal’s retirement last April, he’s routinely teased a return. For his first bout back, he’s been heavily linked to a rematch with Nate Diaz.

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Dustin Poirier refutes rumors of possible Nate Diaz fight at UFC 300: “It ain’t happening”

Harry Kettle - January 3, 2024

UFC star Dustin Poirier has dismissed the idea that he will be battling Nate Diaz at UFC 300. It’s safe to say that Dustin Poirier is one of the most notable names in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. From his incredible longevity to his trilogy with Conor McGregor, he’s had a lot of highlight-reel moments over the years.

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Mike Perry

Mike Perry says a fight with Nate Diaz “makes sense” but doubts the former UFC title challenger will do BKFC: “These guys are afraid to do no gloves”

Harry Kettle - December 9, 2023

BKFC star Mike Perry has given his thoughts on a potential showdown with Nate Diaz in the future. Last weekend, Mike Perry continued his phenomenal run in bare-knuckle boxing with a win over Eddie Alvarez. At this point, there’s no denying that he’s the biggest star in BKFC, and one of the biggest combat sports athletes outside of the UFC.

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Nate Diaz

Eddie Alvarez slams 'Dirty' UFC treatment of Nate Diaz after leaked emails: "That's the sport"

Josh Evanoff - December 6, 2023

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez hopes fighters pay attention to Nate Diaz. The Stockton slugger has been out of the ring since a loss to Jake Paul in the boxing ring in August. For Nate Diaz, the first was his first outside of the UFC in over a decade. Famously, he submitted Tony Ferguson in the final fight of his stint last September, fighting ‘El Cucuy’ after Khamzat Chimaev missed weight.

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Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz responds after UFC CEO Dana White claims “Khabib’s crew in Dagestan” could take over “weak” America

Susan Cox - November 30, 2023

Nate Diaz is responding after UFC CEO Dana White claims ‘Khabib’s crew in Dagestan’ could take over ‘weak’ America. Dana White told the ‘Full Send’ podcast that he’s feels America is ‘soft’:

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Nate Diaz’s UFC payouts revealed in UFC anti-trust lawsuit

Susan Cox - November 28, 2023

Nate Diaz’s UFC payouts have been revealed in the UFC anti-trust lawsuit. Court documents have shown that for many fighters, payouts were low.

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Nate Diaz offers to welcome Deontay Wilder to MMA: "Respect to a real fighter"

Josh Evanoff - November 9, 2023

Former UFC title challenger Nate Diaz would love to welcome Deontay Wilder to the world of MMA. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ has recently revealed his intention to head to the cage in the future. Last scoring a knockout win over Robert Helenius last Fall, Deontay Wilder has been out of action for over a year. However, the former boxing champion has been in talks with Francis Ngannou for a potential bout in the cage.

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Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz rejects notion of fighting Jake Paul in the minor leagues: “Never back track to the minor leagues pussyFL”

Josh Evanoff - November 3, 2023

Nate Diaz seemingly won’t be fighting Jake Paul in the PFL. The former UFC title challenger hasn’t been seen in action since his boxing match in August. That DAZN headliner was the first of Nate Diaz’s career, as he faced YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul. ‘The Problem Child’ was coming off a loss to Tommy Fury in February, and was looking to get back on the right track.

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Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz responds after PFL executive accuses him of 'hiding' from Jake Paul rematch: "I'm ready to fight tonite"

Josh Evanoff - November 1, 2023

Nate Diaz has responded after PFL’s Donn Davis accused him of hiding from an MMA fight with Jake Paul. The two stars are continuing to trade words on social media, months on from their boxing match. In August, the two headlined a DAZN pay-per-view offering, in Nate Diaz’s boxing debut. The longtime UFC star had discussed a potential move to the ring and found a suitable opponent in Jake Paul.

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PFL Founder Donn Davis accuses Nate Diaz of “hiding behind a rock” to avoid Jake Paul fight

Harry Kettle - October 31, 2023

PFL founder Donn Davis has accused Nate Diaz of hiding behind a rock and avoiding an MMA fight with Jake Paul. Earlier this year, Nate Diaz went head to head with Jake Paul in a boxing match. In the end, after a strange encounter, it was Paul who was able to get his hand raised in victory.

Michael Bisping, Jake Paul and Nate Diaz.
Jake Paul

Michael Bisping rejects talk of Jake Paul vs. Nate Diaz 2: "Rematch nobody wanted to see"

Josh Evanoff - October 20, 2023

Michael Bisping doesn’t seem interested in seeing Jake Paul vs. Nate Diaz in the boxing ring again. Earlier this week, ‘The Problem Child took to social media to announce that he would be returning in December. As of now, Jake Paul’s next opponent hasn’t been announced but might end up being Nate Diaz. Earlier this week, the latter took to social media to call for a rematch, much to the dismay of Michael Bisping.

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Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz claims he's rematching Jake Paul in December

Cole Shelton - October 18, 2023

Nate Diaz says he will be rematching Jake Paul in December. Diaz and Paul first met in August as it was the YouTuber who cruised to a clear-cut decision. It was a lackluster fight, and after it, Paul claimed he wanted to rematch Diaz in MMA in the PFL. However, Diaz was adamant he wanted it to be in boxing, despite the first fight being lopsided.

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Nate Diaz takes aim at Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier following news of UFC 294 main event shakeup

Harry Kettle - October 11, 2023

Former UFC star Nate Diaz has taken aim at Charles Oliveira, as well as Dustin Poirier, after he was pulled from UFC 294. Just a matter of hours ago, it was announced that Charles Oliveira has been pulled from his scheduled contest with Islam Makhachev at UFC 294. The two were set to take part in a rematch, with the UFC lightweight championship being on the line. Unfortunately, due to a nasty cut sustained by ‘Do Bronx’ in training, the fight is no longer going ahead.

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Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz calls for New Year's Eve boxing rematch against Jake Paul: "Trilogy is in Mma"

Cole Shelton - October 9, 2023

Nate Diaz is hoping to run it back with Jake Paul before the end of the year. Diaz and Paul boxed back in August and it was ‘The Problem Child’ who won a one-sided decision to return to the win column. After the fight, Paul called for a rematch but wanted to do it in MMA under the PFL brand. He has since doubled down on the offer, as on The Full Send Podcast, Paul explained why he thinks Diaz turned down the MMA rematch.

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Nate Diaz

Michael Bisping wants to see Nick and Nate Diaz inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame: “How could we forget about those people?”

Fernando Quiles - October 1, 2023

Michael Bisping believes the Diaz brothers deserve to join him in the UFC Hall of Fame. There is no doubting the impact that Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz have had in the world of MMA. Their authenticity endeared them to fight fans around the world. It also helped that the Diaz brothers have been known for their exciting fighting styles. It’s led Bisping to share his belief that both Nick and Nate are worthy of the UFC Hall of Fame.

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Conor McGregor hopeful that Nate Diaz eventually re-signs with the UFC: "I owe him a fight"

Josh Evanoff - September 29, 2023

Former dual-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor feels that he owes Nate Diaz a trilogy fight. ‘The Notorious’ is currently waiting for his return to the cage. Famously, Conor McGregor broke his leg in a July 2021 trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier. Following the loss to ‘The Diamond’, the Irishman left the USADA testing pool to heal and was later booked for a fight with Michael Chandler, and not Nate Diaz.