Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor demanding fight for UFC title

Nate Diaz has mocked Conor McGregor for demanding a 3rd fight with Dustin Poirier for the UFC title.

McGregor was stopped by Poirier within the second spherical final weekend in his first fight for greater than 12 months.

But regardless of struggling his second defeat in three fights, the Irishman desires a trilogy fight in May – and for the light-weight title to be on the road.

Diaz, nevertheless, who fought McGregor twice in 2016, has dismissed the thought.

“You and DP just got choked on your face the other day by a guy that ran off and didn’t want none especially with me, how you going to fight for a title?

“I been right here 14 years and nobody can do me like that ever in life.”

Nate Diaz has reacted to Conor McGregor

Diaz was referring to Khabib Nurmagomedov who beat each McGregor and Poirier to defend the 155lb belt.

He introduced his retirement following his win over Justin Gaethje final year however has but to relinquish his title.

He is predicted to achieve this shortly which would go away the belt up for grabs.

Poirier is nearly sure to fight for it and didn’t dismiss the thought of preventing McGregor once more having lost to the Dubliner in 2014.

And McGregor’s coach instructed ESPN: “”He’s already harassing all people to get the rematch; he’d love the rematch and I do not suppose Dustin is in opposition to that.

“If we can get that before the summer that would be amazing; if it’s not be then maybe he drifts off into boxing.

“We’re one and one, we gave him the rematch and I hope he returns the sentiment

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“If the fight had gone our way it would have been nice to look at Nate Diaz for the belt but this is the one that lights the fire in him.

“I used to be wanting for him on the yacht and he was within the gymnasium doing an hour-long robust weights exercise; that exhibits you the place he’s within the head.

“That’s the big drive, that’s the story, it’s one apiece. They’re right up there in the rankings, they’re popular fighters and its a beautiful match-up.

“Dustin is driving excessive with confidence, I’m positive his confidence is super-high. We want to repair that method with the leg and one other couple of issues as effectively, however Dustin vs Conor III for the belt in May could be superb.”

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