Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov is a rematch that everyone wants but no one is certain if this match is going to happen for sure. The prospect of a match between Diaz vs Khabib has dampened the possibility of this even more!
This match between Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn’t something that people were talking about – but recent events have led us to believe that this might actually happen. Let us take a closer look.
Anyone else’s thinks Nate Diaz would beat Khabib #UFC
— GT (@Mr_Lotala) August 13, 2019
Nate Diaz vs Khabib Nurmagomedov: Is It Happening?
Up until now it just seemed like a fantasy booking. Diaz vs Khabib started to actualize when the two had a verbal altercation at UFC 239 where they had to be separated by security. However, things didn’t end there. Diaz went ahead to state that he is ‘too cool’ to face guys like Khabib Nurmagomedov, this is bound to have pissed off the Russian even more.
While Khabib vs McGregor is a match that Conor McGregor wants, Khabib is in no mood to grant this rematch to him. However, to make matters worse for Conor, facing Diaz would mean that Khabib is simply rubbing it in for McGregor by facing one of his biggest rivals instead of him! Could this be a part of Khabib’s mind games?
Nate Diaz wants to fight Khabib!?! I NEED IT !
— Soul Brother Number II (@RastaFlyy__) August 14, 2019
Khabib vs Poirier to Decide Who Faces The Russian
The Diaz vs Khabib match, if it ever happens, is likely to take place at UFC 250 as it feels like a big enough PPV for this. However, much of that depends on the outcome of UFC 242 where Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier will square off and the winner will become the unified world champion. A win for Khabib puts him at an even higher pedestal than ever before!