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Nate Diaz has more harsh words for McGregor: 'He punched himself out the same way he lost in UFC'

With a trilogy fight rumored to be next, Nate Diaz is taking to social media to trash Conor McGregor.

UFC 202: Diaz v McGregor 2 Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images

A lot of people walked away from the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight impressed with Conor McGregor's performance, both in the ring and in defeat. Even several figures from boxing, expecting a total spectacle of a fight, have come out and admitted McGregor handled himself well inside the ring.

But as you'd expect, you won't see Nate Diaz sharing too many positive thoughts over the entire thing. Diaz was spotted backstage during Mayweather vs. McGregor, and even got into a verbal altercation with Showtime commentator and former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub over whether McGregor really won any rounds (Nate opined that McGregor did not). Now the Stockton son is bringing more fire over social media:

"He punched himself out the same way he lost in the UFC there was no learning goin on," Diaz wrote. "Overpromotion bulls**t get off the nuts this the shit I'm talking about. Bruce Lee would've never lost like that."

Nate Diaz had the best view in the arena when McGregor punched himself out in the UFC. The first time it happened was at UFC 196 and Nate choked Conor out shortly after. And then during the rematch at UFC 202, Conor once again seemed completely sapped in the third round, something he even admitted was turning into a trend for him.

“Fatigue, it’s like a patch," McGregor said at the Mayweather post-event press conference. "There’s a patch somewhere in the middle of fights, even with the Diaz 2 fight. I have this patch that I have to overcome, I get a bit wobbly but it’s more fatigue. If you look at the Diaz fight I came through that, came back for round four, round five. I would have liked to see the end of round ten and seen where it brought us.”

So it sounds like McGregor and Diaz agree on this much, at least. Whether they'll come to an agreement that leads us to a trilogy fight is a bigger question, one which involves another question: is the UFC willing to pay Nate Diaz the 8 figures he wants to make it happen?

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