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UFC News: Will We Ever Get Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz III?

McGregor vs Diaz Rematch

Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz III is a fight that has been a fantasy for many UFC fans for quite a long time. Now that Nate Diaz has made his return in the Octagon at UFC 241 and Conor McGregor is expected to be back soon, will we finally get to see a third match between the two? As of now, both the men have won one match each and a third fight would crown a definite winner!

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Let us take a closer look at this rivalry and see what to expect in a McGregor vs Diaz rematch.

McGregor vs Diaz: Tale of the Tape

The first time we got Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz, The Irishman submitted towards the end of the second round at UFC 196. This was quite a shock, considering McGregor was already at the peak of his career. The fight between the two was quite a thriller! They faced each other yet again, a few months later – at UFC 202.

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At UFC 202, Conor McGregor finally managed to defeat Nate Diaz, bringing their score to 1-1. This match went the whole five rounds and McGregor won by decision. Hence, a third fight is awaited by the fans of both the men so that they can finally claim the bragging rights!

When Will Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz III Happen?

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Talking of Bragging Rights, Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal for the “BMF Title” will take place at UFC 244. Hence, there is no chance that a match between McGregor vs Diaz can happen anytime before a few months from then. Then, McGregor’s return is expected to happen at UFC 245 or UFC 246 – he would take at least a couple more months off post the match. Could it be at UFC 250?Ā 

Written by Kanishka

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