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Who should Nate Diaz fight in his potential UFC lightweight return?

Who should Nate Diaz fight in his potential UFC lightweight return?

UFC President Dana White has revealed that the promotion is working on a lightweight fight for Nate Diaz and that it won’t be against Tony Ferguson.

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Rather, the promotion seems to be putting together a mysterious lightweight fight that could have great implications for both fighters involved.

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β€œWe’re working on a Nate Diaz fight right now (at) lightweight and it is not Tony, but if we get it done, I think you’re gonna like it. It would put him in a really good position if he won the fight and the guy who he could potentially be fighting, I think it’s a great fight for him too,” White told Oscar Willis in a recent interview (transcript via Bloody Elbow).

But who could it be against?

In this video, Patrick Auger and Matthew Wells discuss Nate Diaz’s possible return to lightweight and consider potential opponents.

Who would you like to see Nate Diaz fight next? Let us know in the comments section below!
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