Dustin Poirier has opened as a big supporter of the UFC’s potential fight against superstar Nate Diaz.
Poirier (28-7 MMA) participated in the UFC 269 event last weekend. At this event, he lost his right to submit to Charles Oliveira and failed to bid again to become the undisputed lightweight world champion.
Dustin Poirier Broken heart Due to the setbacks, he seemed to be thinking about his fighting career shortly after his defeat.
But after taking some time to consider his options, “Diamond” recently appeared at MMA Hour, saying Nate Diaz is the rest of the fight to excite him.
“When I was lying thinking about the fight, nothing excites me unless Nate Diaz wants to fight.” Poirier said. “If he wants to fight, it excites me. But all these other guys like even new guys, and whoever it is, probably the name [get me excited] Whenever I hear it, but nothing [right now].. “
Diaz (20-13 MMA) apparently heard Poirier’s comments and began challenging the Louisiana natives to fight in Anaheim in January this year.
“I’m going to fight DP in January, but don’t be scared Lil Bitch this time.” Diaz wrote in response to Poirier: twitter..
Dustin had the idea of ”why wait” and offered to fight Nate this month.
“I will fight you this month” Poirier replied.
Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier were previously booked for a clash at Madison Square Garden in November 2018. However, due to multiple issues on both sides, the battle was finally stopped.
Given that both men recently expressed mutual interest in throwing inside the Octagon, BetOnline.Ag recently announced odds about the possible confrontation between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier.
As shown below, “The Diamond” has opened as a larger betting favorite than “The Stockton Slugger”.
Nate Diaz +300 (3/1)
Dustin Poirier-400 (1/4)
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