Nate Diaz picked some words for Khamzat Chimaev and Khabib Nurmagomedov during today’s UFC 279 ceremony weigh-in.
Diaz (21-13 MMA) will of course clash with Chimaev (11-0 MMA) in Saturday’s pay-per-view event headlines. However, the bout was eventually called off after “Borz” brutally missed the 171-pound limit when weighed earlier this morning, as Diaz’s team found the 7.5-pound weight miss shocking and insulting.
, the UFC had to scramble to organize a new main event. Thankfully, the promotion was able to get new headlines in the form of Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson.
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‘El Cucuy’ has been scheduled to compete in a welterweight bout against Li Jingliang and has been promoted to Main Event status.
As for Khamzat Chimaev, “The Wolf” will now break his unbeaten record in a heavyweight duel with Kevin Holland. That fight will now be the co-main event of UFC 279.
After his stare with “El Cucuy” at tonight’s weigh-in, Nate Diaz took the microphone and slammed the duo, Khamzat Chimaev and Khabib Nurmagomedov, Also praising Tony Ferguson’s progress.
Check out the video from the following official UFC Twitter account:
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Nate Diaz, ladies and gentlemen 🎙
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— UFC (@ufc) September 9, 2022
“Tony has been around for a long time,” Diaz said. “We should have fought long ago. Khabib’s bastard is afraid of him, just like this bastard (Khamzat Chimaev) is afraid of me. Yesterday, we beat his bastard here. Ass, now he doesn’t know how to gain weight. You know what I’m talking about? You guys already know what it is. Real G is from California. American sissy!”
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This article was first published on BJPENN.COM