WATCH: Nate Diaz Casually Flips the Bird at Noisy Khabib Nurmagomedov Fans

Published 02/03/2022, 5:45 AM EST

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Nate Diaz has never been subtle about anything in his career. The MMA veteran is one of the most popular combat sports stars in the world. The fans love to see him fight and is one of the biggest draws in the UFC.

Diaz has never held back on anything. He says, does, and acts the ways he wants and isn’t afraid of confrontation as well. This was made clear to everyone in a video shot not so long ago. In 2017, Stockton’s own was walking around with his entourage when a group of hecklers started chanting at him. They were shouting out Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s name to taunt him. What did he do? Casually flipped the bird at them, while laughing the chants off.


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However, it was all in good humor, as he was seen taking selfies with some of those fans as well. According to many, Diaz is one of the nicest guys in the industry. He rarely says no to the fans for photos and appreciates their time.


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Diaz currently has only one fight left in his UFC contract and it looks like it will happen soon. He and his rumored opponent are interested and so is the UFC. However, there is no news about his future. He may switch over to boxing or might even re-sign with the UFC if he wins in his last fight.

Dustin Poirier might be next for Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier want a piece of each other. Both men have been wanting to fight each other ever since Poirier lost his last fight.

The Diamond‘ lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC 269. It was his second shot at the UFC lightweight title, and he came up short. Since that fight, Diaz has been taking shots at him, and he doesn’t back down. Both of them have made it clear that they want to fight, and the UFC is interested in making it happen.


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UFC president Dana White, in a recent interview with Laura Sanko, confirmed it. He said that they’re not sure that the fight will get made but they are certainly interested.

Diaz and Poirier are two fighters loved by the fans. A fight between the two will draw a lot of attention and will definitely be a slugfest.


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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.