Why Nate Diaz is laughing in UFC president's face

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And the 31-year-old seems determined to gain a third fight with McGregor after telling White he will not return until he is offered a big-money clash. It's the one that people want and it's the fight that I want. "And then we just offered Nate a fight". I offered him Robbie Lawler. Lawler accepted the fight, but unfortunately Diaz turned it down.

"Once we come to a number, once we come to a set number that I'm happy with, that he's happy with, then we go to the customers".

Nick Diaz (26-9), a former Strikeforece champion, has not been seen inside the Octagon since his decision loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 183 in January 2015. However, commissioners Anthony Marnell and Raymond "Skip" Avansino felt the lifetime ban for marijuana was excessive. It is worth noting that Diaz's 18 months suspension had already lapsed August past year. He was also fined $100,000.

Arguably the greatest fighter in MMA history has said he wants to take on Conor McGregor before he ends his career. Prior to this setback, Diaz submitted McGregor the second round of their initial fight at UFC 196 in March.

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The UFC lightweight champion released a boxing training video at SBG Ireland on Instagram on Wednesday.

It would be a fight for the ages but could be tough to arrange due to the obvious weight and height advantage the Brazilian has on McGregor but the challenge has been laid down. However, it has already been more than 5 months, yet he has not stepped on the octagon ring.

Now that White has put Diaz on the spot by saying a fight was offered for him to step into the Octagon, Diaz has apparently isn't taking it as a serious offer.

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