‘Nate Diaz Let’s Do This’- Nate Diaz Gets a Call-Out From Ian Garry After Title Victory

Published 06/26/2021, 6:00 PM EDT
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – NOVEMBER 05: Nate Diaz watches as teammate Chris Avila of the United States enters the Octagon before facing Enrique Barzola of Peru in their featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Arena Ciudad de Mexico on November 5, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Ian Garry recently won the Cage Warriors welterweight title after defeating Jack Grant at the Cage Warriors 125 event. Coming into his fight against Grant, Gary was on a six-fight winning streak and was considered the favorite to win the title. After his victory, Garry called out UFC fighter Nate Diaz for a fight.

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Garry dominated his fight against Grant and ended up winning it via a unanimous decision. Following his victory, Garry sat down for an interview with Edith Labelle and said, “You know what’s next, UFC Vegas, I am coming.”

Garry has always shown an interest in joining the UFC. Even before winning the Cage Warriors welterweight title, ‘The Future’ had talked about his desire to join the UFC someday. When asked about whether he would like to face anyone in particular in his UFC debut, the fighter gave a very interesting answer.

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He said, “Everybody and anybody. But I want to fight Nate Diaz within the first year. That’s my goal, Nate Diaz let’s do this.”

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Ian Garry, (7-0) in his professional MMA career, has shown some incredible KO skills in his fights. Garry, who is originally from Dublin, Ireland, is very confident and never shies away from speaking his mind. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that they often compare the fighter to an Irish MMA legend.

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Conor McGregor is inarguably one of the biggest stars in MMA history and the fighter hails from Ireland as well. Also, given the KO capabilities ‘Notorious’ showed during his early fights, it was inevitable for people to compare Garry (4KO in 7 wins) with McGregor.

Garry himself is a big fan of McGregor and has idolized him growing up. He believes that ‘Notorious’ is the biggest star there’s ever been in this sport. Therefore, it came as no surprise when Garry called out Nate Diaz since McGregor and Diaz have also shared a great rivalry.

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Do you think Ian Garry will move to the UFC? If so, do you think a fight between Nate Diaz and Garry will ever happen? Let us know in the comments below.

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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