And as evidenced by Nate's Instagram post, he had all the power when it came to negotiations, as he delivered a Stockton slap to his boss. Something, I'm sure, many on the UFC roster have wanted to do to the man in charge at one time or another.
Check it out:
Whatever it takes to get the job done, I suppose.
Diaz and McGregor initially went toe-to-toe back at UFC 196, with Nate handing Conor his first-ever loss inside the Octagon via submission.
As far as the rumored fight between Conor and Floyd Mayweather, it's safe to say it was all about selling those "wolf tickets."