Nick Diaz ready for UFC return: ‘As soon as possible’
Veteran Fighter and Fan Favorite nick diaz revealed that he is set to return to the UFC later this year and has asked the fight promotion to make it ‘as soon as possible’.
“I’m asking to fight as soon as possible,” Diaz said in the quick interview with infighting, “Not Jon Jones, though.”
Diaz indicated that he would be prepared to take on a top middleweight including champion Alex Pereira and former title holder Israel Adesanya.
“I always want to fight the best, you know. Not Jon Jones or anything,” he said.
Diaz comes out of retirement in September 2021 after nearly six years away from competition. He fought former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler In the rematch at UFC 266, he did well in the first two rounds. He lost via TKO in the third but showed he has some fight left in him at the age of 39.
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