Nate Diaz has made a lot enemies over the years. The Diaz Brothers are not only famous for their relentless exchange inside the octagon, but also for their notoriety outside of it. While Nate Diaz may not have won a single championship belt throughout his career, he has stepped inside the octagon against former champions, and some of the greatest mixed martial artists of this era.
Diaz returned after a long 3 year hiatus to face Dustin Poirier. However, the bou fell apart after it was reported that Poirier had pulled out due to an injury. After making an emphatic return to the octagon against Anthony Pettis at UFC 241, Diaz made a quick turnaround against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244 for the symbolic BMF belt. Diaz lost the fight via doctor stoppage in the third round, and is yet to return to action. In the many names that have called out Nate Diaz, Porier’s name has remained on top. Poirier called out Nate Diaz claiming that it’s the fight the fans want to see. However, the fight could not take place possibly because of no comments from Diaz’s side. Dustin Poirier will take on Dan Hooker later this month.
Former Strikeforce lightweight champion calls out Nate Diaz
Clay Guida is a veteran of the sport. He was the inaugural Strikeforce lightweight champion has locked horns with Nate Diaz before. Guida and Diaz met each other inside the octagon at UFC 94 back in 2009. Guida won the fight via split decision in a Fight of the Night offering. Clay Guida called out Nate Diaz and claimed that he can beat him again.
“I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, and I’ll never back down on this one: Nate Diaz has got it coming to him some day.”
Guida said at a virtual media event in the lead up to his upcoming fight against Bobby Greene. UFC on ESPN 11, takes place Saturday at UFC APEX. Guida said that UFC is protecting him, and whenever the want to stop doing that, they know his number.
“I beat his ass once, I’ll beat his ass again. If he ever toes the line, and they stop protecting him, you know my number, Nate. Don’t be scared, homie. You know where we’re at, buddy.”
Clay Guida continues to be an active UFC fighter, and has notable victories over Josh Thompson, Anthony Pettis, BJ Penn, and Rafael Dos Anjos. He makes his return to the octagon coming of a submission loss to Jim Miller. Nate Diaz remains without an opponent, and currently out of action.