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‘UFC wants me to fight Conor McGregor, I’m not fighting Conor McGregor’

UFC welterweight fan favourite and winner of The Final Fighter 5, Nate Diaz, has grow to be what could be finest described as a disgruntled worker.

Diaz has referred to as out a number of fighters and pleaded with the combat promotion to launch him over the past a number of months. He has one combat remaining on his contract and needs to e book it and half methods with the group.

In a tweet over the weekend, Diaz mentioned that he hasn’t been provided a combat in 9 months in response to UFC president Dana White saying that Diaz has been provided opponents through the UFC Lengthy Island Publish-fight Press Convention on Saturday.

In line with Diaz, the combat promotion is preserving him on the shelf in hopes of lining up a trilogy combat with former two-division champion Conor McGregor. Diaz handed McGregor his first loss contained in the octagon of their first combat in March 2016. McGregor avenged the loss within the rematch, however third combat with McGregor would not curiosity Diaz.

Dana White responds to Nate Diaz: ‘We can’t hold guys hostage’

“They do not wish to let me to go. They will not let me out of this contract as a result of they need me to combat Conor. That is what’s taking place,” Diaz informed The MMA Hour. “They do not need me out with out ending that combat up. I am not preventing Conor McGregor proper now. Our timelines aren’t matching up.

“You did not combat me once you had been speculated to combat me. I am not preventing you proper now. I am speculated to deliver you again to life earlier than I am going? You deliver your self again to life after which I will be again later. I’ve bought sh*t to do.”

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