Conor McGregor remains one of the most popular and highly controversial fighters in the history of the MMA world. He has competed against the best of the best the sport has to offer.
This includes his highly lauded fights against Nate Diaz, as the two faced off against each other on two occasions at UFC 196 and UFC 202. They both have one victory over the other.
UFC 279 was going to see Nate Diaz face Khamzat Chimaev in Diaz’s final match for the company. However, Chimaev was pulled from the match after failing to make weight.
He will now be fighting Tony Ferguson instead in his final fight. Conor McGregor took to Twitter and gave huge props to Nate Diaz for accepting a fight at the last moment.
Congrats Nate Diaz on making it to the end of his contractual obligations with the UFC, and as a bonafide superstar goer. An incredible feat. Fair play. Our trilogy will happen.
We will have to wait and see whether Nate Diaz will be able to defeat Tony Ferguson in his final fight. Fans will certainly be excited to watch what Diaz will do in the end.