Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight attraction, Nate Diaz, has not competed since a unanimous decision loss to Conor McGregor at the UFC 202 pay-per-view (PPV) event back in late 2016.
And it doesn’t sound like he’s in any big hurry to return.
That’s because fellow lightweight contenders like Tony Ferguson fail to ask him nicely, and we all know the importance of courtesy on the streets of Stockton, Calif., so Diaz implores all fight-hungry motherfuckers to work on their manners.
“I’ll fight whenever the fuck I wanna fight. That’s because I’m a G, ni**a, I’m a fighter myself. I ain’t trying to do what nobody says, I’ll do what I say. And I will fight when I’m approached respectably. And the fighters are like, ‘He’s not a fighter,’ I’m like, it sounds like you’re being manipulated into trying to manipulate me into getting into a fight. Guess what? You work for somebody; I work for me. Who’s the fighter now, motherfucker? Ask nicely, motherfuckers. I’m talking about the organization, the fighters. And make it a big deal, because I’m not trying to just sign a contract just because it’s a good idea for you guys.”
Let’s start the bidding at $30 million.
Diaz has been linked to several high-profile fights over the past few months. In addition to the oft-teased Conor MvGregor rubber match, the Stockton slugger has also been attached to a championship throw down against Tyron Woodley.
After winning The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 5, the 32-year-old Diaz (19-11) failed to stay consistent in the lightweight division, which resulted in multiple stints as a 170-pounder. In fact, his “Notorious” fights, particularly his submission win at UFC 196, transformed his career.
For better or for worse.