Nick Diaz is again after greater than 6 years away to face a former rival in the individual of Robbie Lawler at UFC 266.
UFC President Dana White confirmed this final night time to Yahoo Sports. The welterweight duel is scheduled in 5 rounds on September 25. Lawler’s signature stays, however that won’t be lengthy in coming.
As a reminder, the 2 males had already confronted one another in UFC 47, and Diaz had received by knockout in the second spherical.
Nick Diaz has not fought since his struggle in opposition to Anderson Silva in January 2015 at UFC 183. His final victory dates again to 2011 in opposition to BJ Penn. He had confronted and defeated him by unanimous resolution at UFC 137.
For his half, Robbie Lawler, former welterweight champion, is on a tragic streak of 4 losses in a row. His final victory dates again to 2017 in opposition to Donald Cerrone.