Nate Diaz remains one of the most legitimate fighters to have ever stepped foot inside the Octagon. Diaz last competed against Jorge Masvidal for the “BMF” title at UFC 244 back in November 2019. He lost the match via doctor’s stoppage, but he is far from finished in the fight game. Diaz also has lofty ambitions after retiring from MMA.

At UFC 263, Nate Diaz finally made his return to the Octagon as he squared off against Leon Edwards. Unfortunately for Diaz, his return didn’t quite go the way that he wanted to as Diaz lost the fight. Nate Diaz had also made it clear that he wants to compete in the Octagon again within the next three to four months.

Many fans also wonder what will become of Nate Diaz in the UFC as he only has one more match left in his contract. Currently, his future in the company remains uncertain.

According to MMANews, Nate Diaz is likely to sign a contract extension with UFC as he wants to buy some time for a fight against Conor McGregor next year.

‘Sounds like the UFC is moving on from Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nathan Diaz fight and, as a result, have extended Diaz’s contract. I think they knew that would happen and were hoping to buy time for when Conor McGregor is ready to return later this year.”

UFC President Dana White also hinted that Nate Diaz might be too old to fight in the UFC. We will have to wait and see who Nate Diaz’s next opponent will be in the end as he is likely to sign a contract extension.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet has been a massive fan of professional wrestling for over 22 years, since the early days of the Monday Night Wars. Aside from wrestling, he also is into TV shows, movies, Anime, novels and a lot of music.

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