“Put me in,” Nick Diaz throws his name in the mix against Leon Edwards as Masvidal pull out due to an unexpected injury » FirstSportz

Leon Edwards vs Nick Diaz
Leon Edwards vs Nick Diaz

Nick Diaz is sport! The 2 instances UFC Welterweight title contender and quantity seventh ranked UFC Welterweight fighter, Jorge Masvidal was booked to face the quantity third ranked UFC Welterweight fighter, Leon Edwards at UFC 269 to settle their notorious rivalry which roots again in 2019.

However this battle is canceled, Brett Okamoto from ESPN was the primary to interrupt this information, he tweeted, “Jorge Masvidal vs Leon Edwards is off UFC 269 on Dec 11, UFC’s chief Enterprise Officer Hunter Campbell tells ESPN. Undisclosed harm for Masvidal. No phrase but on whether or not it is going to be rebooked or UFC will transfer on.”

Many fighters stepped as much as face Edwards, however probably the most attention-grabbing call-outs got here from the elder Diaz brother, Nick Diaz, he commented on Brett Okamoto’s Instagram web page, he wrote, “Put me in.”

Nick Diaz vs Leon Edwards
Nick Diaz vs Leon Edwards

I knew this fraud didn’t wish to battle me anyway,” Leon Edwards would possibly battle Nick Diaz, as a result of he knew Masvidal would keep away from this battle

Leon Edwards Nick Diaz
Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal

Leon Edwards tweeted reacting to Jorge Masvidal pulling out and likewise calls out Kamaru Usman for the battle. “Disillusioned however truthfully I knew this fraud didn’t wish to battle me anyway. He was only a cease off on the way in which to the title. The objective stays the identical. A lot wanted household time now, @usman84kg [Kamaru Usman] I’ll see you quickly.”

With a 9-fight profitable streak [and a no-contest] on the UFC, Edwards has a reasonably sturdy argument to battle for the title, his final loss was handed by the champion himself. So for Edwards, he has greater than getting the title, he has to avenge his loss as nicely. Since there’s nonetheless a complete month to go, somebody can again up and battle Edwards and save his place within the card and get themselves a place as nicely. As of now, Usman is simply off his title protection in opposition to arch-rival Colby Covington at UFC 268, so the title battle Edwards is searching for nonetheless has time to come back to fruition.

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Aila Slisco is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Aila Slisco joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: ailaslisco@interreviewed.com.

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