After many months of lobbying for a struggle, Nate Diaz lastly received his want. The Stockton native will step into the Octagon for the final struggle on his UFC contract towards Khamzat Chimaev in what many individuals are calling a “public execution.”
As soon as Diaz’s time with the promotion involves an in depth following his September tenth primary occasion, the fighter will develop into a free agent for the primary time in 15 years. Regardless of bouts of inactivity and dropping three of his final 4, Nate Diaz will nonetheless be one of many hottest free brokers to hit the fight sports activities market in years.
A possible touchdown spot for Diaz is the fast-growing Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship (BKFC). The promotion has been gobbling up ex-UFC fighters over the previous few years in an try and broaden its model. Up to now, BFKC has acquired standard former UFC expertise together with Chad Mendes, ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry, Paige VanZant, John Dodson, and Felice Herrig. The promotion additionally introduced the signing of Buakaw Banchamek, arguably essentially the most embellished Muay Thai competitor within the historical past of the game.
Throughout an interview with MMA Junkie Radio, BKFC President Feldman mentioned the potential of bringing Nate Diaz aboard the BKFC prepare this fall as soon as his last UFC chapter involves an in depth at UFC 279.
“I believe it will be an amazing match for our group,” mentioned Feldman. “Let’s see what occurs with this struggle that they simply introduced within the UFC with him.”