UFC icon Nate Diaz lately took intention at Khamzat Chimaev, accusing the most recent MMA star of developing with a number of excuses to keep away from a struggle with him.
The California native has beforehand distanced himself from a struggle with Chimaev however has these days mentioned he’s been extra open to the thought, just for ‘Borz’ to flake on the bout.
“I been making an attempt to struggle for a 12 months and months I additionally tried to struggle Kamzat for the final month and a half however he was damage, had visa points, chubby and now his b******* is off getting married as a substitute of combating wtf? I’m making an attempt to get a struggle wit an actual fighter asap/July LFG,” Diaz wrote on social media.
Chimaev noticed the humorous aspect but additionally recommended that Diaz will not be in his proper thoughts for suggesting he’s ducking a struggle with the MMA legend.
“You’re humorous, are you excessive? It looks like you been smoking,” he replied.
Diaz, who’s rising more and more annoyed, has only one struggle on his present deal and has been calling for the UFC to get him an opponent for months, however his cries seem to have fallen on deaf ears.
The 37-year-old lately took the drastic step of publicly disrespecting the UFC by urinating on its headquarters to exhibit that it doesn’t matter what, they won’t launch him from his contract.
Diaz hasn’t fought since struggling defeat towards Leon Edwards at by unanimous resolution at UFC 263 final June and has spent a lot of his day out of the Octagon making an attempt to struggle Dustin Poirier.
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For no matter purpose, that struggle hasn’t occurred and Diaz is now prepared to face Chimaev as a substitute after beforehand saying the undefeated welterweight didn’t should struggle him.
“They’re coming at me with [Khamzat], and I’m like, ‘Maintain on, don’t disrespect me like that, making an attempt to supply me a struggle with a rookie,” Diaz instructed TMZ Sports activities in December.
“I’m cool, you bought 4 fights within the UFC. Don’t even speak my identify.”
Since then, Chimaev has moved from prospect to contender by beating former welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 in April, making him a way more worthy adversary within the eyes of Diaz.