Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz may have had a rivalry for the ages, but the respect between both the parties is from way before it.
The respect between Nick Diaz and Conor McGregor has always been apparent. Both are a fan of each other's fighting style, and never fail to put on a show for fans,
"Real fighting legend" McGregor tweeted reacting to a post on Nick Diaz from a fan.
In the past, McGregor had also hailed Nick Diaz for his performance back at UFC 266, where he credited his boxing skills and called it better than Nate Diaz.
While it's one thing that the rivalry between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz is arguably one of the most heated, but the respect seems to be quite genuine from both the sides.
Nick Diaz has also spoken highly of Conor McGregor, and often referred to him as a PPV star as big as Conor McGregor.
Is there a possibility we will see Conor McGregor fight the elder Diaz, who is still under contract with the UFC? Only time will tell.