‘He’s Really Crazy’- Michel Pereira Wants a Brawl With UFC Superstar Nate Diaz

Published 07/17/2021, 2:50 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Nate Diaz of the United States fights against Jorge Masvidal (not pictured) of the United States in the Welterweight “BMF” championship bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)


Michel Pereira reveals in an interview that he wants to fight the Stockton native Nate Diaz in his next fight. ‘Demolidor’ claims this fight has the potential to garner a lot of attention from the combat fans.

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The Brazilian fighter is coming off a big win in his UFC career. The latter defeated Niko Price via unanimous decision at UFC 264 which was headlined by the biggest trilogy of the year.

Following his win over Price, the Brazilian native expressed his desire to fight the fan-favorite Nate Diaz. In an interview with AG Fight Pereira said, “I want to do a fight with Nate Diaz because I think he’s really funny fighting. He’s a really crazy guy.”

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He added, “So, I wanted to do a fight with him for the two of us to slap the slap, take out mortals, turn it up in there, do some crazy things. Fans will gain a lot from this.” (H/T: BJPenn. COM)

However, this is not the first time ‘Demolidor’ has called out Diaz. The Brazilian fighter called out Diaz in the past once and also right after his victory at UFC 264.

Now Nate Diaz has plenty of names that he can choose from for his next fight in the UFC. However, the promotion decides the ultimate move. Until then, the fans will have to wait, to see their favorite fighter inside the octagon.

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Will Michel Pereira Get a Fight Against Nate Diaz

Michel Pereira is currently on an amazing three-win streak after defeating Niko Price at UFC 264. The (26-11) record holder is a knockout expert with ten TKO wins under his name. He is currently (4-2) in the UFC and desires to face the UFC superstar Nate Diaz next.

 

Meanwhile, the fan-favorite Diaz made his comeback to the UFC after a long hiatus. He faced the British man Leon Edwards inside the octagon at UFC 263. Even though Diaz didn’t win the bout, he delivered a spectacular performance at the event and brought the crowd to their feet.

The Stockton native has promised his fans that he will fight again and is waiting for whatever the promotion brings to his table. The UFC fighters know that fighting a superstar like Diaz will garner a lot of attention from the fans and will surely boost their career.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 05: Nate Diaz reacts to his victory over Conor McGregor of Ireland in their welterweight bout during the UFC 196 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
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Hence many big fighters have called out Diaz for a fight after his return to the UFC. However, the final decision is in the hands of the promotion and Dana White. Until then, the combat will have to wait to see if this fight happens or not.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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