Dustin Poirier has expressed an curiosity in going through off in opposition to Nate Diaz. Talking to theScoreMMA, Poirier stated {that a} match-up the ‘The Stockton Stalker’ continues to be on his radar. The 2 UFC veterans had been set to struggle at UFC 230. The lightweights confronted off at a presser for the Madison Sq. Backyard showdown.

The struggle nevertheless surprisingly fell out all of a sudden when Nate Diaz took to TMZ and introduced that he had determined to maneuver on. The information got here as a shock because it appeared that the main points for the bout had already been labored out.

UFC president Dana White was fast to step in and clarify that reserving a struggle with Diaz concerned was at all times difficult. White has expressed an analogous sentiment on many events concerning the Diaz Brothers.

In mild of those previous occasions, a struggle between the 2 elites appears fairly unlikely. Nevertheless, Dustin Poirier has seemingly put the previous behind him. ‘The Diamond’ acknowledged that this potential bout was extraordinarily fan-friendly and an choice going ahead.

Dustin Poirier chimes in

“The Diaz struggle is at all times going to be attention-grabbing for me. Not solely as a result of it’s a cash struggle however Diaz is a man I grew up watching and I’m a fan of his model. Anytime he fights I’m tuning in. These are the form of guys I need to struggle”.

“I believe it is going to be a enjoyable struggle man, I actually do however that’s it. I believe I win”-Dustin Poirier.

Poirier has but to return to the cage after dropping to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242. He was submitted within the third spherical by way of RNC and dropped his alternative to win the belt.

A struggle in opposition to Diaz looks as if an excellent alternative for ‘The Diamond’ to bounce again into the title image finally. The potential struggle is nearly assured to be a fan-friendly affair and attract many informal MMA followers.

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