Longtime UFC veteran Nate Diaz is simply getting into the world of free company, but it surely appears suitors are already fortunately lining up for his providers.
Whereas Diaz (21-13) is among the largest superstars in MMA historical past, “The Final Fighter 5” winner has expressed curiosity in competing in different fight sports activities, as nicely. Right this moment, Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship founder and president David Feldman revealed he is very occupied with bidding for Diaz’s providers.
Talking on the most recent version of “The BKFC Present,” the official podcast of Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship, Feldman mentioned he does plan on making a critical provide.
“I am unable to let you know whether or not he is coming or not, however I can let you know that we wish him right here at Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship, and we’ll do all the pieces we will do to get him a bare-knuckle struggle,” Feldman mentioned.
Diaz is anticipated to have a number of choices accessible to him after finishing his UFC contract at this previous Saturday’s UFC 279, the place he picked up a fourth-round submission win over fellow longtime veteran and former UFC interim light-weight champion Tony Ferguson. Moreover, Diaz has launched his own combat sports promotion, Actual Struggle Inc., the place he hopes to characteristic MMA, boxing and submission grappling.
But when Feldman is profitable in luring Diaz to BKFC, he is already obtained a dream struggle in thoughts, that includes a bout with one other UFC veteran who has made waves since becoming a member of the promotion.
“I believe that the followers would completely like to see – each have the identical kind of character, each simply guys that maintain combating – Nate Diaz vs. Mike Perry could be a fan’s dream struggle,” Feldman mentioned.