Nate Diaz will return to the octagon in opposition to Leon Edwards on May 15 at UFC 262.
The one introduced because the “Baddest Motherfucker” within the UFC is again. Nate diaz (20-12) will face Leon edwards (18-3-1) on May 15 throughout UFC 262 in Houston! For the primary time within the historical past of the American group, a co-main occasion with out a belt in play will happen in 5 rounds.
– UFC (@ufc) March 31, 2021
Nate Diaz is without doubt one of the greatest stars in MMA. Renowned for his character as brawler, he reached the heights when he inflicted 2016 first UFC loss to Conor McGregor, who was popping out of his legendary victory over José Aldo for the featherweight title. The native of Stockton, California, has not fought since his 2019 and his loss on medical depart resulting from cuts in opposition to Jorge masvidal, at Madison Square Garden for the title “BMF”.
He introduced his return on Twitter yesterday: “ Come see me on May fifteenth, I’ll be headlining UFC 262 in Houston, TX. I’ll even have the UFC light-weight title combat on the cardboard. I would like folks to know that these guys labored actually onerous, and I am unable to wait to see who will get my previous crown again. We’ll see one another there “.
Check me out might fifteenth I’ll be headlining # ufc262 in Houston Texas I’ll even have the brand new UFC light-weight title combat on the cardboard I would like folks to know these guys are they have been working very onerous and I am unable to wait to see who will get my previous 👑 I’ll see uguys there 👊🏼
– Nathan Diaz (@ NateDiaz209) March 31, 2021
Diaz will face the harmful Leon Edwards, class quantity 3. The Englishman is on an unbeaten streak of 9 fights and hasn’t misplaced since 2015. His final loss was not in opposition to a stranger, it was in opposition to Kamaru Usman, present UFC welterweight champion.
The major occasion of UFC 262 will pit Charles Oliveira in opposition to Michael Chandler for the light-weight title, left by Khabib Nurmagomedov.