The fight between Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz was expected to serve as the main battle of the UFC 230. However, the 2018 fights were shattered after an injury that knocked Poirier off the map. According to Poirier, this game could happen in the early days of 2022.
“No contract has been signed, but if that happens, I will accept it,” Poirier said.JANG! With Teddy Atlas ”podcast”. “It simply came to our notice then. I already looked in the mirror. I talked to my wife and my boxing coach, people who talk regularly. I also talked to my coach, Mike Brown. If I decide to take part in this battle, they will be behind me, but I have to look in the mirror and ask myself, “Do I want to take part in this battle?” That’s exactly what I did. I looked in the mirror and felt good. I want to do that. ”
Poirier’s body language and facial expression could not hide his excitement from a possible encounter. Eventually, he named the names after a bit of reluctance and from Atlas leader Ken Ridout.
“I don’t owe anything to these guys. I don’t bite my tongue. It’s Nate Diaz, ‘continued Poirier. “I don’t mean a card. I will not say which date. But he spoke on Twitter. This guy really fights and I’m a fan of him, but everyone on the internet is a tough guy. He said, “Let’s do it.” I said, “Yes, of course. I will fight you this month. “
In mid-December, Diaz and Puare took part in some sparring on social media after Puare failed to defeat UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira at UFC 269, but after Diaz doubted Poirier’s sincerity in the fight, the conversation ended. xtab remaining.
Diaz has not fought since Leon Uwards overturned a decision at UIFC 263 in June.
Poirier and Diaz are UFC presidents after a social media exchange said Dana White, After UFC Vegas 45, “If this fight they want and the fans want to see, we’ll do it.”