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Nate Diaz thinks UFC wants him to lose at UFC 202

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Nate Diaz talked about the UFC booking the Conor McGregor rematch right away in an interview on UFC Fight Pass Series “The Exchange.” Here is what he had to say:

“So when it first got booked I was like, ‘They want to get me right back in there and try to win this back and weed me out again.’ That’s how it felt. I’m was like, ‘Can I just sit back for eight months and soak up some popularity and some exposure and just go on vacation and do what I gotta do?’ And they were like, ‘We want this’ and I’m like, ‘Why so quick? Whatever.’ Then the deals got done and I was like, ‘Wow. That payday and this payday in that short amount of time, can’t pass that up so let’s do it.’ But I feel like these guys want to weed me right back out, hoping that I lose. Alright, they’d better hope I lose because if I win this one, I’m really taking over.”

UFC 202 takes place on August 20th at the T-Mobile Arena Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card will air on PPV while the prelims will air on FOX Sports and UFC Fight Pass.

 



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