Nate Diaz made his final Octagon look at UFC 279 this previous weekend with a fourt- spherical submission win over Tony Ferguson. And in response to the 37-year-old veteran, he’ll be leaving the group in the intervening time to concentrate on taking on “one other sport.”
Talks a few doable boxing match with Jake Paul already started to develop louder. However one other door has now opened for Diaz: bare-knuckle combating.
BKFC president David Feldman not too long ago spoke on the Naked Knuckle Present the place he revealed some plans relating to a possible Nate Diaz signing.
“I can’t inform you whether or not he’s coming or not, however I can inform you that we would like him right here at Naked Knuckle Combating Championship. And we’re gonna do every thing that we are able to do to get him right here at Naked Knuckle Combating Championship,” he mentioned.
“Nate Diaz is totally on the radar. He’s not simply on the radar, we’re aggressively gonna make a transfer for him proper now. I do know he has one thing else that he’s engaged on proper now, however I’ve a sense after having a chat with the companions and the fellows at Triller that we’re gonna have the ability to make a extremely viable try. We’re going for this, completely.
“We’ve to respect the UFC’s window that they need to re-sign him and every thing. However we’re going for him. One hundred percent, we’re going for Nate Diaz.”
Feldman even has an opponent in thoughts already.
“I believe that the followers would completely like to see each of the identical personalities, simply guys that hold combating… Nate Diaz vs. Mike Perry can be a fan’s dream combat. I believe the followers would like to see that.
“I’d pay to see that combat, simply. That might be an incredible combat. If we may do one thing like that, that may be nice.”
Perry made his BKFC debut in February and is at the moment on a 2-0 run. He final fought in late August towards Michael “Venom” Web page and received by way of majority choice.