MMA legend Nate Diaz has launched his personal struggle promotion, Actual Combat, Inc, forward of what many consider shall be his ultimate struggle within the UFC.
Diaz, 37, is about to struggle out his present UFC contract when he squares off towards rising star Khamzat Chimaev in a five-round non-title bout this Saturday at UFC 279 within the T-Cell Enviornment, Las Vegas.
The California native has made it clear he has no real interest in re-signing with MMA’s premier promotion proper now and he’s trying ahead to testing the free company market.
Diaz is already making ready for all times outdoors of the UFC and has introduced his intention to advertise not solely MMA but additionally boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu with an organization whose tagline is: “Actual Ninjas. Actual Fighters. Actual S***.”
The brand new struggle promotion was introduced in a press launch.
“Nathan Diaz shall be making use of for his promoter’s license within the coming weeks to kind Actual Combat, Inc., a brand new promotion that can concentrate on selling fight sports activities reveals, particularly boxing, MMA and BJJ,” the assertion learn.
“The new venture has no bearing on his status as a fighter, where he will continue to be very active. Real Fight, Inc. is his expansion into the business side of the sport where he has been a fixture for close to 20 years.”
“The promotion will look attract fighters from around the world, whether it be up and coming prospects or household names who fit the brand of ‘Real Ninjas. Real Fighters. Real S**t.’”
Diaz hasn’t fought since falling to a lopsided decision defeat to Leon Edwards at UFC 263 in June 2021 despite loudly campaigning for his last fight on his current contract with the promotion.
‘Borz’ is undefeated and 11-0 heading into his struggle with Diaz, who shall be a large underdog at UFC 279 however that was additionally the case when he squared off towards Conor McGregor at UFC 196 and everyone knows how that turned out.
Win or lose, Diaz might find yourself going through YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul later this yr.
‘The Downside Little one’ is predicted to announce a struggle with UFC legend Anderson Silva for October this week however don’t be stunned if he opts to attend for Diaz, who’s actually a much bigger draw than ‘The Spider’ at this level of their careers.