Nate Diaz Erupts at Rising Star: ‘Boring as F***’ [LOOK]

UFC Fighter Nate Diaz

Getty UFC Star Nate Diaz is one of the most popular fighters in the sport.

UFC superstar Nate Diaz erupted again over the weekend, but this time it was against one of the fastest rising stars in the sport. Rising lightweight contender Islam Makhachev impressed most everyone in MMA over the weekend with his dominant victory over Drew Dober at UFC 259 on Saturday at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

But Diaz isn’t everyone, and he let his thoughts be known about Makhachev’s wrestling-centric style as the fight was unfolding.

Diaz posted, “This a wack fight boring as f***”.

Then Diaz posted: “Fire that man”, which was either directed at Makhachev or his opponent Dober.

Diaz hasn’t competed since losing by stoppage to Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244 in 2019.

The 35-year-old was thought to be on his way back down to the lightweight division sometime in 2021, but the fighter has since revealed he expects to compete at welterweight again or even at 170 pounds against 155-pound fighters.

Recently, Diaz expressed frustration over not being able to fight either Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier next.

Regardless, maybe this latest social media rant was the fighter’s way of expressing interest in facing Makhachev next in a lightweight bout.

After all, Diaz has long touted how he would have been successful against retired UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov had the American been given the chance to face him before the Russian retired.

Some in the sport even believe Makhachev to be the next Khabib. Makhachev has even been hailed by Nurmagomedov as the next UFC lightweight champion now that he’s gone.

Diaz vs. Makhachev would be a massive fight for both men.

Diaz didn’t like what he saw from the 29-year-old at UFC 259 on Saturday, but maybe that will lead to him climbing into the cage against the Russian star to show him how he prefers things to go on fight night.

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