“Sign The Contract!”- Conor McGregor Calls Out Nate Diaz For Dream Trilogy Fight

Published 05/09/2020, 7:54 PM EDT


And We are back in business. UFC 249 has kicked off after a long time. It’s going to be an action-packed event tonight without a doubt. The human highlight reel, Justin Gaethje taking on the Boogyman of the lightweight division, Tony Ferguson, how can it not be a barnburner? And as if that was not enough, Conor McGregor just revealed that UFC is working on the trilogy fight with Nate Diaz.

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The lightweight division is full of some of the biggest and baddest names in UFC including Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson, Conor McGregor, and Justin Gaethje. It was Khabib Nurmagomedov who was supposed to defend his title against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249. However, due to the pandemic that fight fall apart and Gaethje replaced him to headline UFC 249. And that leaves Conor McGregor without any opponent.

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Conor McGregor was speculated to fight for the lightweight title against the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. However, since Tony and Justin are fighting for the interim title, the winner is guaranteed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov next. However, Conor wants to return to the octagon in July. But it did not seem feasible since Conor had no opponents to take on.

Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 3 is on?

Well, not anymore. During a recent back and forth with Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor gave a huge hint for the trilogy fight. Conor said:

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“Shut your eyelid and sign the contract”.

After making an emphatic return against Anthony Pettis, Nate Diaz lost a high profile fight against the BMF, Jorge Masvidal. And he is also currently sitting on the sideline without an opponent. And that makes it, even more, easier for UFC to book the long-awaited third fight between Diaz and McGregor.

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While Nate Diaz shocked the world in the first fight Conor McGregor made an impressive return in the rematch. These two have a notorious rivalry that has continued to this day. And the fans can’t wait to see these two fight each other one more time. it will be intriguing to see whether Diaz agrees for one more showdown with McGregor.

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