After the statement by Nate Diaz that he intends to return this season to the cage after two years of rest and rumors that he has started discussions with UFC for a possible duel in the summer of this year, President Dana White has been approved today.
The number 1 of mixed martial arts has stated today that it is aiming to return to the cage two of the icons of this sport, American Nate Diaz and Canadian Georges St-Pierre, a duel that will not be for the champion title. This duel may take place on August 4, at UFC-227.
“I admit we are working to have a top UFC-227 event, where the main objective will be a duel between Nate Diaz and Georges St-Pierre. The rumors that circulated the last days in the media are correct. For this event that takes place in Los Angeles, we are aiming for another great duel between Alexander Gustafsson and Luke Rockhold, “said UFC president Dana White. Nate Diaz does not duel in the cage since the revanshit lost to Conor McGregor two years ago.