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Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards 5 Round Joint Main Event Booked May 15th at UFC262 – MMA Sports

Nate Diaz will return to the long-awaited action to face Leon Edwards at the UFC 262 joint main event on May 15, 2021 in Houston, Texas.according to it ESPN’s Ariel Herl Crocodile, Dropped an unexpected midnight nugget that no one saw.

That’s not all.

The fight will be the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the first untitled joint main event in history, booked in five rounds. The event is headlined by a lightweight title battle between Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira fighting for an empty strap left by Habib Nurmagomedov.

Immediately after the news was reported, Diaz jumped on Twitter to confirm the showdown.

“We’re planning to headline the UFC 262 in Houston, Texas on May 15,” Diaz wrote on Twitter. “We’ll also be fighting for the new UFC lightweight title on the card. I need to let people know that these guys are working so hard, and I’m who will get my age I can’t wait to see (crown) I’ll meet you there. “

Diaz hasn’t been competing since running short of his bid to win the first ever “BMF” title against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244 in November 2019. A battle to peak his interests has arrived, and no one has seen a match against Edwards.

As for “Rocky,” he recently returned to the Octagon for the first time in 20 months at UFC Vegas 21 against Beral Muhammad. Unfortunately, the battle ended with “no contest”. Careless eye pork Made Muhammad unable to continue.

Many expected the rematch to be booked soon, but “Rocky” turned his attention to the title battle.But later Promotion announced The division king, Kamaru Usman, will participate in a rematch with Masvidal at UFC 261 on April 24th. The fight against Diaz seemed like the next best thing for Edwards.

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Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards 5 Round Joint Main Event Booked May 15th at UFC262

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